November 9, 2020
After success in FinTech, Duncan Van Dusen sought out the School of Public Health at the age of 36 looking to apply his skills to public service. The Austin campus’ regional dean at the time suggested he reach out to Dr. Steve Kelder, professor, and now-associate regional dean. It turned out to be the start of a 14 year-and-counting collaboration, which has led to the establishment of CATCH Global Foundation, and on November 10, the publication of Van Dusen’s book When Are We Going to Teach Health?
November 2, 2020
The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) School of Public Health’s Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) in Community Health Practice was named as the best community health promotion and education doctorate program in the US by Best Health Degrees.com.
October 19, 2020
Four distinguished scholars who demonstrate a longstanding excellence in the areas of teaching, research, and clinical care have received the top honor awarded by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) President Giuseppe N. Colasurdo, MD, Alkek-Williams Distinguished Chair.
September 30, 2020
To help reduce COVID-19-related health disparities in vulnerable populations in Texas, a multi-institutional team of researchers led by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) will identify disease hotspots and testing deserts in three racially diverse areas, and then develop and evaluate intervention strategies to increase COVID-19 testing.
September 25, 2020
Bringing together expertise and access to the best clinical care, research trials, discovery science, and public health knowledge, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has established the UTHealth COVID-19 Center of Excellence.
September 18, 2020
People obtain information about important issues in different ways—it’s a fact that teams with UTHealth School of Public Health’s Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences confront constantly in their research programs and community outreach.
August 25, 2020
Brad Cannell, PhD, MPH, associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) School of Public Health in Dallas, has been selected for the Academy of International Mobile Healthcare Integration’s Leadership in Integrated Healthcare Award.
August 20, 2020
I was born and raised in Northern California. I went to the University of California, Berkeley for my undergraduate degree and majored in cognitive science. After graduating, I didn't know exactly what I wanted to do, so I worked in different industries. During that time, I found that I was drawn to health care, particularly the people and the work environment.
August 16, 2020
See how our summer semester students are learning to tackle the public health problems of today and tomorrow from their home classrooms. This the second part of a two-part series.
August 4, 2020
This is Public Health (TIPH) Ambassadors represent the This Is Public Health brand and 30 ASPPH member institutions. Nominated by their institutions, students who participate as Ambassadors help raise awareness about the field of public health by leading virtual events, taking over the TIPH social media accounts, and planning activities for K-16 students to grow interest in public health education and careers. ASPPH launched the TIPH Ambassador program in 2017.