In the media (Apr. 27, 2018)

NewsUTHealth School of Public Health was featured in the following media stories recently.

San Antonio student Andrew Braun was featured by Inside UTHealth in a story on his upcoming RAMP Scholar work in Seattle.

In a Texas Monthly article, Cecilia Ganduglia Cazaban, M.D., Dr.P.H., discussed the research she did as part of the Houston Endowment's Steering Committee to Reduce Maternal Mortality. She also was included in a Houston Chronicle story about her research on maternal morbidity rates in Harris County.

Sue Day, Ph.D., was interviewed by a reporter for the Post & Courier in Charleston, S.C., about her research on the best practices to decrease obesity rates among firefighters.

Student Kara Elam, M.P.H., M.S., a doctoral candidate at UTHealth School of Public Health, was co-author of an opinion piece on school immunizations published this week in the Houston Chronicle.

In an interview on KTRH Radio, James Langabeer, Ph.D., commented on the decline in prescriptions for addictive painkillers.

Psych Central published a story about a report by School of Public Health researchers that examined the psychological and physical effects of Hurricane Harvey four months after the storm. Stephen Linder, Ph.D., was interviewed by Britni Riley from TMC News about the study as well.

William Perkison, M.D., M.P.H., spoke with a reporter for Texas Climate News about his research on how occupational medicine specialists can help workers and companies deal with health issues associated with climate change.

Belinda Reininger, Dr.P.H., was quoted in a Brownsville Herald story about The Challenge, a weight loss initiative that takes place each year in the City of Brownsville. The Brownsville Herald and City of Brownsville TV also interviewed Lisa Mitchell-Bennett, M.P.H., about how The Challenge has evolved over ten years.

Shreela Sharma, Ph.D., R.D., spoke with a reporter for the Houston Chronicle about the long-term impact of food insecurity following Hurricane Harvey. She was also featured in latest issue of HealthLEADER, a publication of the UTHealth Office of Public Affairs, in a story about the science behind food addiction.

A new partnership between UTHealth School of Public Health and the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston that will deliver health care leadership and management training was featured in the ASPPH Friday Letter.

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