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UTHealth School of Public Health researchers launch Texas COVID-19 dashboard

A working team of faculty, staff and students recently launched the TexasPandemic.org visualization dashboard, which provides real-time data analytics to monitor COVID-19 spread in the state of Texas.

UTHealth School of Public Health ranked among academic programs shaping public health workforce

UTHealth School of Public Health ranked among academic programs shaping public health workforce

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.

Shwetha V. Kumar, BDS, MDS, MPH

2020 predoctoral fellowship appointments to Cancer Prevention Research Training Program

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.

Amier Haidar, MD/MPH Student

Students awarded Denton A. Cooley scholarship

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.


US Department of Defense Recommends Funding to Department of Biostatistics and Data Science

US Department of Defense Recommends Funding to Department of Biostatistics and Data Science

May 12, 2020

The Department of Defense has recommended $750,000 in funding for research led by the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health’s Department of Biostatistics and Data Science. The study, “Leveraging FITBIR Data to Improve Clinical Practice of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury,” is led by Dr. Jose-Miguel Yamal. Co-investigators include Dr. Ashraf Yaseen and Dr. Stacia DeSantis. Other collaborators include Dr. Jovany Cruz Navarro and Dr. Claudia Robertson at Baylor College of Medicine.



Joshua Yudkin receives Fulbright Award

Joshua Yudkin

May 1, 2020

Joshua Yudkin, MA, MPH, a doctoral student in epidemiology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health in Dallas, has been selected for a Fulbright award.




UTHealth School of Public Health holds coronavirus expert panel

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February 7, 2020

In response to increasing concerns of  2019-nCoV (coronavirus), public health experts from regional counties, the state and UTHealth School of Public Health gathered on Wednesday, Feb. 5, to discuss what is known, unknown and what to anticipate about this new strain of coronavirus.



Public health experts awarded funds to ‘get out the count’ for 2020 census

UTHealth announced it would be part of the Texas Communities Count initiative to support a complete 2020 Census count. (L to R: Kristina Mena, PhD; El Paso Mayor Dee Margo; Louis Brown, PhD; Denise Vasquez, MPH; and Sylvia Hernando. Photo by UTHealth).

January 14, 2020

To make sure historically undercounted populations along the Texas-Mexico border are included in the 2020 census, faculty at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are joining forces with the U.S. Census Bureau, community health workers, and local organizations to launch a collaborative campaign in the El Paso region.


Story Links

Story Links

January 1, 2020

Stories linked in UTHealth School of Public Health social media platforms. 



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