UTHealth School of Public Health was featured in the following media stories recently.
Justin Bahl, Ph.D., was featured in the Accolades section of TMC Pulse for an award he received from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (page 39).
Robert Emery, Dr.P.H., was interviewed by MedPage Today for a story about his experiences during Hurricane Harvey. He was interviewed by a Houston Chronicle reporter about housing safety concerns, particularly as they relate to mold, after Hurricane Harvey, and he was interviewed by a Wall Street Journal writer about lessons learned during Tropical Storm Allison that helped mitigate flooding in the Texas Medical Center during Harvey.
A writer for Texas Medical Association's magazine, Texas Medicine, interviewed Cecilia Ganduglia-Cazaban, Dr.P.H., about the Center for Healthcare Data Research's new designation as a Qualified Entity by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
David Lairson, Ph.D., was interviewed by MedPage Today and MedicalResearch.com about his latest research on the health care costs associated with oropharyngeal cancer in Texas. A news release on the study was picked up by nine outlets, including Healio.com.
Sheryl McCurdy, Ph.D., was featured as an expert in a Republican-American story about a possible case of "flashblood," which occurs when blood is mixed with heroin in a syringe and then injected back into a vein. McCurdy studied the drug-sharing practice as part of her research in Tanzania.
In a story on Texas Public Radio, reporter Wendy Rigby highlighted the Texas Chagas Taskforce, an initiative led by Paula Stigler-Granados, Ph.D., to raise awareness about and prevent the spread of Chagas disease in Texas.
Timothy Walker, Ph.D., a postdoctoral research fellow at the School of Public Health, responded to questions from a Men's Health reporter about his research on physical activity in the workplace.
UTHealth School of Public Health was featured in the ASPPH news for its response to Hurricane Harvey.