In the media (June 22, 2018)

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

UTHealth School of Public Health in San Antonio MPH student, Sierra Castedo, was featured in the ASPPH News for having received the 2018 Vernon Johnson Award.

Following her research on best practices to decrease obesity rates among firefighters, R. Sue Day, PhD, was a guest speaker on Code 3: The Firefighters' Podcast for a story about what they can do to improve their diet.

On Houston Matters, the noontime talk show on Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, James Langabeer, PhD, MBA, fielded listener questions on an innovation program to combat opioid abuse.

Joseph McCormick, MD, was interviewed by a reporter from TMC Pulse magazine about the development of an Ebola vaccine that is being tested during an outbreak in Africa.

Paula Stigler Granados, PhD, was interviewed by a reporter from the Corpus Christi Caller-Times about her research on Chagas disease and work to raise awareness of the disease, caused by a parasite found in the feces of a kissing bug.

Alexandra van den Berg, PhD, was mentioned in a blog by the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition highlighting the successful partnership between the Sustainable Food Center in Austin and UTHealth, which have been awarded a $1 million grant to study the impact of new food access points on consumption, food security and obesity.

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