August 10, 2022
Those administering vaccines should address hesitancies some may have by holding espectful conversations...address any misinformation; share the benefits of vaccines, curate honest information, and rebuild the trust that has been lost in science and public health,” says Paula Cuccaro, PhD.
July 22, 2022
“We’re there to get a pulse on the population’s health behaviors so that we can adjust our healthcare programs to responds the needs of the LGBTQ+ population,” says Irene Tami-Maury, DMD, DrPH, MSc assistant professor with the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences.
July 19, 2022
The upcoming workshop will focus on the relevance and impact of power within communities in the context of the intersection of obesity with structural racism, bias and stigma, and health communication.
July 18, 2022
The project’s goal is to advance equity, elevate the roles of Community Health Workers (CHWs), and create new workforce development opportunities for CHWs, through the efforts of the Health Equity Collective (HEC).
July 18, 2022
Emery, known on campus and by his peers as “Safety Bob,” attains such status by meeting certain criteria. CSHEMA members must have more than 25 years of experience in their field, and they must share their insights on leadership, management, safety policy, and career path with others.
July 12, 2022
The National Academy of Sciences is one of three National Academies, including the Academies of Engineering, and of Medicine, chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1863 to provide independent scientific advice to Congress and the Federal government. It is the nation’s premier source of scientific guidance for government, conducting expert consultations, consensus studies, roundtables and workshops to report on the state of the science, principally at the request of policymakers.
July 7, 2022
María E. Fernández, PhD, the Lorne Bain Distinguished Professorship in Public Health and Director of Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, was recently elected to the Global Implementation Society (GIS) Board of Directors, joining an esteemed cohort of internationally recognized leaders in implementation science.
June 29, 2022
Providing caregivers easy access to produce and flexible resources can lead to improvements in kids’ diets in a short time, according to a new study co-authored by researchers with UTHealth School of Public Health together with researchers from Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin.
June 23, 2022
Cici Bauer, PhD, from UTHealth School of Public Health, and Thomas Stopka, PhD, from Tufts University serve as the multiple principal investigators of this R01 grant. "R01 is a funding mechanism from NIH research grants and is very prestigious and competitive to get," says Bauer.
June 23, 2022
“Pride Month is a space to celebrate and tell those who may feel isolated that they have somewhere they belong,” explains J. Michael Wilkerson, PhD, MPH, associate professor in Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences at UTHealth School of Public Health.