Public Health

Urban-rural disparities in cancer deaths

January 11, 2019
Southwest Rural Health Research Center finds striking disparities in mortality rates from lung, prostate and colon cancer in rural areas

Researchers investigate environmental toxins in low-income community

December 14, 2018
Pilot study serves as an important first step in better determining what health risks the residents of Manchester and other similar communities face

Healthy tamaladas keep traditions alive

December 14, 2018
By teaching how to prepare healthy tamales, Healthy South Texas helps communities uphold the tradition of tamale-making with an eye toward well-being

Health delivered a million times over

December 12, 2018
Healthy South Texas makes more than 1 million contacts with health education

From teacher to public health researcher

December 12, 2018
Researching infectious diseases around the world to improve health outcomes in children

Study shows significant digital divide in China

December 3, 2018
First national-level study on eHealth behaviors in a middle- and low-income country shows health care infrastructure building in underserved communities should be priority

Texas A&M leads International Research Team to get Workers Moving

November 20, 2018
Software-based reminder system found to be effective in decreasing sitting time and increasing the number of position changes during a workday

Students conduct emergency preparedness community assessment

November 19, 2018
School of Public Health students learn community data collection and analysis for disaster situations from inception to conclusion

Student has opportunity to intern at World Health Organization

November 16, 2018
School of Public Health student completes highly competitive international internship

Top five interventions to avoid hospital readmissions

November 16, 2018
Collaboration between hospitals and providers, home visits, telephone follow-ups, patient education and discharge planning key to reducing readmission rates
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