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Those administering vaccines should address hesitancies some may have by holding “respectful conversations...address any misinformation; share the benefits of vaccines, curate honest information, and rebuild the trust that has been lost in science and public health,” says Paula Cuccaro, PhD.
While research has revealed that children and adults hospitalized with COVID-19 are more susceptible to developing long COVID symptoms, a new study by researchers at UTHealth Houston found that children infected with COVID-19, but not hospitalized, still experienced long COVID symptoms up to three months past infection.
The study was published in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.
The “Examining implementation needs and readiness for mental, social, and emotional health programming at The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston” project aims to improve youth’s mental, social, and emotional health by assisting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) in implementing and scaling-up evidence-based programming.
First Mile Care is a company dedicated to chronic disease care and prevention that works with physicians and communities throughout the U.S. to reduce prediabetes rates. The Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research (CHPPR) partners with First Mile Care to pilot a diabetes prevention program, the Sustainable Culturally Adapted Nutrition (SCAN) program, in Houston, TX.
“We’re there to get a pulse on the population’s health behaviors so that we can adjust our healthcare programs to responds the needs of the LGBTQ+ population,” says Irene Tami-Maury, DMD, DrPH, MSc assistant professor with the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences.
Bijal Balasubramanian, MBBS, PhD, Professor and Dallas Campus Dean of The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston School of Public Health and co-Director of the UTHealth Houston Institute for Implementation Science was recently appointed to the “Health of Primary Care Scorecard” committee. Alongside her peers, Balasubramanian will lend her expertise to building the foundation of what the future of quality primary care will look like across the country.
A collaboration between CHPPR’s Colorectal Cancer Control and Prevention (CRCCP) and Organizational Readiness projects aims to help federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) improve their colorectal cancer screening (CRCS) rates. By performing needs and readiness assessments with the FQHCs, the teams can identify factors that influence the implementation of evidence-based interventions (EBIs) that could increase CRCS rates, allowing for more effective implementation with improved results.
The upcoming workshop will focus on the relevance and impact of power within communities in the context of the intersection of obesity with structural racism, bias and stigma, and health communication.
The project’s goal is to advance equity, elevate the roles of Community Health Workers (CHWs), and create new workforce development opportunities for CHWs, through the efforts of the Health Equity Collective (HEC).
Emery, known on campus and by his peers as “Safety Bob,” attains such status by meeting certain criteria. CSHEMA members must have more than 25 years of experience in their field, and they must share their insights on leadership, management, safety policy, and career path with others.
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