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Global Institute for Hispanic Health awards inaugural seed grants

June 29, 2018
Inaugural seed grant funding awarded to four teams

Walking the walk: Income inequality, neighborhood walkability and obesity in Hispanic adults

September 28, 2017
Those living in neighborhoods with higher levels of income inequality were more likely to be obese

Challenges Hispanic families in South Texas face managing childhood asthma

September 19, 2017
Poverty and language barriers lead to lack of asthma education

Better understanding type 2 diabetes factors in older Hispanic people

September 13, 2017
Majority surveyed reported never having received diabetes education

Texas A&M School of Public Health joins Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools

June 19, 2014

The School of Public Health has been accepted as a member school in Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS), an organization which prepares emerging Hispanic health professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary to address health disparities faced by minority populations.

People flock to folk saint who died 106 years ago

October 7, 2013

Just outside Falfurrias, Texas, people flock to the site of Don Pedro Jaramillo, a folk saint and curandero, or folk medicine healer, who was known for creating prescriptions for illnesses. A Texas historical marker was placed in front of his former home.