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UTHealth School of Public Health Brownsville Awarded $20,000 for Tu Salud ¡Si Cuenta! Programming, Improving Access to the Caracara Trails Across the Lower Rio Grande Valley

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.

Elisabeth Clymer

Practicum Student Spotlight: Elisabeth Clymer

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.

Cici Bauer (left) Jessica Austin (Right)

Assistant Professor Bauer, and Alumna Austin receive Award from NIH Consortium for Cancer Implementation Science (CCIS)

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

Shiming Zhang and Jiachen Lu

Biostatistics and Data Sciences Students Receive Departmental Preliminary Exam Awards

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.



Assistant Professor Bauer, and Alumna Austin receive Award from NIH Consortium for Cancer Implementation Science (CCIS)

Cici Bauer (left) Jessica Austin (Right)

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






San Antonio Regional Dean Named Editor In Chief of Prestigious Mental Health Research Journal

Dean JAck Tsai, PhD

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.



UTHealth Houston associate professor aims to improve people’s lives in hometowns like her own

Melissa Valerio-Shewmaker, PhD, pictured with her husband, Troy, and stepdaughters, Abigail and Coral. (Photo courtesy of Melissa Valerio-Shewmaker, PhD).

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).



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