In the media (June 15, 2018)

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

Vanessa Schick, PhD, was interviewed by co-host Naushaba Patel, MPH, for the weekly Monday night radio program Queer Voices, which airs on KPFT Radio, about her research and outreach work with sex workers and how this relates to Houston's LGBTQ community.

Jeffrey Spike, PhD, was interviewed by KTRH Radio reporter Nikki Courtney for a story about research showing that the feeling of disgust actually helps keep people healthy.

Ellerie Weber, PhD, was interviewed by Community Impact Newspaper in Austin about her research on urgent care clinics and freestanding emergency rooms.

School of Public Health research from a sexting study was included in a Washington Examiner story about how sexting and internet pornography can negatively affect adolescent and relationship health.

The Houston Chronicle mentioned School of Public Health research in a report on ways to relieve stress, citing a recent survey which found Harris County residents affected by Hurricane Harvey are experiencing high levels of serious psychological distress.

UTHealth School of Public Health was featured in the ASPPH news graduation ceremony highlights section in a story about its 407 graduates for the past academic year; speaker Ernesto Ruiz-Tiben, PhD; as well as Outstanding Teaching Award winner Eric Brown, PhD, and runner up Shreela Sharma, PhD, RD, LD, who was student marshal for the ceremony.

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