In the media (Dec. 1, 2017)

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

Students training to be first responders participated in a lifelike mass casualty incident training recently. FOX 26 News anchor Sally MacDonald did live broadcasts on the simulated drill for the station's 7 a.m., 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. newscasts. UnivisionHouston Channel 45's Deysy Rios also did a live broadcast for its noontime show Edicion Digital.There was additional coverage on KTRK-TV Channel 13TelemundoHouston Channel 47, KTRH Radio and Homeland Security News. Read more about this event - now in its third year - in the Newsroom.

Herbert DuPont, M.D., spoke with Britni Riley from TMC News about ways to stay healthy while traveling this holiday season

The Healthy Cities Research Hub, a project led by Stephen Linder, Ph.D., was referenced in an Inside Philanthropy story about groups that are supporting research to combat diabetes. reported on a study by School of Public Health researchers on the prevalence of HPV among male virgins.

Belinda Reininger, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., spoke with a reporter from the Texas Observer about amputation rates related to diabetes in the Rio Grande Valley.

HealthDay published a story about easy ways to keep holiday eating in check, featuring tips from Shreela Sharma, Ph.D., R.D. U.S. News & World Report and six additional outlets picked up the story. She was also interviewed by KPRC-TV Channel 2's health reporter Haley Hernandez for stories about how to avoid holiday weight gain and identify unhealthy snacks.

With more holidays ahead, WOAI Radio in San Antonio interviewed Catherine Troisi, Ph.D., on the keys to staying healthy during holiday travel.

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