In the media (July 20, 2018)

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

Alumna and staff member, Jennifer Jones, MPH, [formerly Jennifer Torres] was featured in ASPPH News for having been chosen for the HESPA II panel

James Langabeer, PhD, was featured in a segment on Houston Matters, the noontime talk show of Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio. Langabeer was in the first segment on a proposed increase in ambulance fees.

Laura Moore, M.Ed., R.D., L.D., and Wesley McWhorter, M.S., R.D., were quoted in a TMC Pulse Magazine feature about curbing the obesity epidemic in America by educating people about nutrition and teaching them how to cook.

Marcia Otto, PhD, was quoted in a Runner's World article about her study finding no significant link between dairy fats and cause of death, or heart disease and stroke. The story was also covered hourly by KTRK-TV Channel 13 Morning News today. Making national news, Marcia Otto, Ph.D., was quoted in a Newsweek article about her study. She was interviewed on KNX Radio in Los Angeles, and her research was featured on the House Call For Health news segment broadcast on KLBJ Radio in Austin, WDRC Radio in Connecticut and WOOD Radio in Michigan. Otto also was on AgDay news segments, which aired on 30 different channels across the United States and has been quoted in articles in the Daily Mail, The Telegraph, Australia's Men's Health and Women's Health

An interview with Chery L. Perry, PhD, on providing expert testimony, was featured in Population Health journal, a publication of The University of Texas System. 

Paula Stigler-Granados, PhD, was cited in an MDLinx Internal Medicine article about kissing bugs, which transfer Chagas disease. She also was featured in ASPPH News.

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