June 29, 2020
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health is one of the top universities in the nation responsible for training the bulk of today’s public health academic leaders, according to a recently released independent analysis.
June 25, 2020
Two School of Public Health doctoral students have been appointed to the UTHealth – CPRIT (Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas) Innovation in Cancer Prevention Research Training Program.
June 22, 2020
Three University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health students have earned Denton A. Cooley, MD Transformation and Hope scholarships for fall 2020. The scholarship, established in 2010, is provided to students from UTHealth’s six schools who excel academically.
June 15, 2020
Gabriella “Gabby” Mendez, a student at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health in El Paso, will graduate this semester with a Master of Public Health degree in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS). Entering the program in fall 2018, Mendez will be the first student to earn the EOHS MPH at the El Paso campus.
June 10, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on people with obesity as they struggle to manage their weight and mental health during shelter-in-place orders, according to research led by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and UT Southwestern.
June 9, 2020
On Thursday, June 11, UTHealth School of Public Health Student’s committee Public Health Students of African Descent hosted “Waiting to Exhale,” a virtual forum where attendees from the UTHealth system were invited to talk about their experiences, address biases and share effective organizational strategies in the wake of the recent nation-wide outcry for justice for George Floyd and countless other Black lives. Panelists included: students Natasha Marshall and Brittany Daniels; alumni Dr. Rafeek Yusuf; and moderator Dr. Kimberly Baker.
June 8, 2020
Associate professor Sheryl McCurdy, PhD, and assistant professor Eric Jones, PhD, have been awarded a three-year National Science Foundation (NSF) Senior Scholar Award for their study, “Addiction, Mutual Aid Networks, and the Navigation of Care Systems.”
June 5, 2020
Carol Huber, a doctoral student in community health practice at UTHealth School of Public Health in San Antonio, has been appointed to the Value Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee for Texas. She will serve as a member representing regional healthcare partnerships.
May 31, 2020
May 25, 2020
Andrew Braun, a student in the MD/MPH dual-degree program at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health in San Antonio and Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio, has received the 2020 United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award.