In the media (Nov. 17, 2017)

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

TMC News, Infection Control Today and nine additional outlets published stories about new research by Cesar Arias, M.D., Ph.D., on the origins of Colombia's antibiotic resistance epidemic. A freelance science writer also requested a copy of the study.

In this WOAI Radio in San Antonio story, Sadie Conway, Ph.D., discussed her latest research on the health risks associated with long work hours.

Susan Fisher-Hoch, M.D., provided comments to MedPage Today about a new study that tested the use of Cipro to reduce meningitis rates and research related to monkeypox.

Joseph McCormick, M.D., was included in a Texas Observer story about Zika on the Texas-Mexico border.

Alumna Rafia Rasu, Ph.D., MBA, M.Pharm, was featured in the ASPPH news for having received the Health Literacy Kansas Trailblazer award.

As part of her work with Brighter Bites, Shreela Sharma, Ph.D., R.D., shared what excites her about the future of Southern food for a Southern Living profile called "30 Women Moving Southern Food Forward."

The Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research at UTHealth School of Public Health’s work on the Healthy Native Youth website was featured in announcement from the United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health. See the newsletter here.

Students training to be emergency first responders are getting a chance to hone their skills at a realistic mass casualty incident drill with students from Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth and UTHealth School of Public Health today at a Houston Fire Department training facility. FOX 26 News anchor Sally MacDonald plans to do a series of live broadcasts from the drill.

The Pausing to Reach Out Academy training with the Student Epidemic Intelligence Society after Hurricane Harvey — led by faculty member Janelle Rios, Ph.D., and Capt. Aubrey Miller, M.D., M.P.H., director of the National Institute of Environmental and Health Sciences — was featured on page five of the COA Frontline (the newsletter of the Commissioned Officers Association of the United States Public Health Service).

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