November 17, 2021
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health Brownsville is among the grantees included in today’s announcement by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), which shared that it has awarded a combined $308,500 in funding to 45 projects across 16 states.
November 16, 2021
Elisabeth Clymer is an MPH candidate at the San Antonio campus in the Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences. Elisabeth’s familiarity with the Williamson County Community Health Assessment (CHA) led her to pursue involvement in the next CHA production and publication in Spring 2022.
November 2, 2021
The UTHealth School of Public Health (SPH) is pleased to recognize and celebrate faculty member Cici Bauer, PhD, assistant professor of biostatistics and data science at UTHealth Houston, and UTHealth alumna Jessica Austin, PhD, MPH, currently assistant professor of epidemiology and cancer population sciences at Mayo Clinic, for being awarded the National Institute of Health (NIH) 2021 Consortium for Cancer Implementation Science (CCIS) Development of Public Goods Awards
November 1, 2021
UTHealth School of Public Health students, Jiachen Lu, MS and Shiming Zhang, are the winners of the Highest Overall Score and Highest Theory Score awards, respectively, for this year’s Biostatistics and Data Sciences Preliminary Exam.
October 27, 2021
Research led by Ryan Suk, PhD, MS, assistant professor of Health Economics at UTHealth School of Public Health, was recently published on the JAMA Network Open, showing that suicide rates among cancer patients living in low-income or rural areas are much higher compared with high-income or urban areas.
October 26, 2021
A year after launching one of the world’s largest COVID-19 antibody surveys, Texas CARES, public health experts at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) are estimating that over 75% of Texans have COVID-19 antibodies.
October 25, 2021
In response to the Paso del Norte region’s population growth and economic expansion, UTHealth School of Public Health – El Paso is pleased to offer the graduate level program, Master of Public Health (MPH) in Healthcare Management.
October 20, 2021
Jack Tsai, PhD, regional dean of the San Antonio campus and professor of public health, has been appointed editor-in-chief of the Nature Portfolio Journal’s (NPJ) Mental Health Research. Tsai will advance the journal’s mission by emphasizing quality research on behavioral health, and inviting people with diverse backgrounds and opinions and early career researchers to be involved.
October 14, 2021
Five distinguished individuals who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of teaching, research, clinical care, dedication, and service, have received the top honors awarded by President Giuseppe N. Colasurdo, MD, Alkek-Williams Distinguished Chair at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston).
October 12, 2021
San Diego, Texas is a quiet two-stoplight town with a strong history in agriculture, ranching, and oil and gas. It’s the kind of place where neighbors know neighbors, and people look out for one another. It’s also a place where health disparities are visible, and the hometown of Melissa Valerio-Shewmaker, PhD, an associate professor at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston).