Overprescribing antibiotics can lead to dire consequences—the bacteria can become resistant to the drugs, and once-controllable diseases can run wild. This is especially common in places where people live closely together, like in a college dormitory or a nursing home—and older people in nursing homes may be especially vulnerable.
Darcy McMaughan, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, recently developed a Nursing Home Antibiotic Stewardship Guide.
When the Texas Health and Human Services Commission needed an assessment tool to help determine the amount of Medicaid home care families with special needs children might require, they called on a team of researchers at the Texas A&M University Health Science (TAMHSC) Center School of Rural Public Health and Texas A&M University for help.
The Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) School of Rural Public Health inducted an honorary member, faculty member, 13 students and eight alumni into the local Alpha Tau chapter of the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health on May 6...
Darcy Moudouni, a doctoral student of health policy and management at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, was selected as one of 19 people nationwide for the Delta Omega National Honorary Society in Public Health portion of the research poster presentations at the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting, Oct. 25-29 in San Diego.
In honor of National Public Health Week this week (April 7-13), Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health faculty and students participated in the third annual research poster symposium and student poster contest.