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Shreela and Vibhu Sharma expand community nutrition and health endowment to include climate health and sustainability

mr. and mrs. sharma

May 21, 2024

Designed to support pre-doctoral fellows and educational opportunities at UTHealth Houston, the Shreela and Vibhu Sharma Endowment for Excellence in Community Nutrition, Climate Health, and Sustainability, one of many celebrated endowments at the university, has expanded to incorporate environmental matters. Established in 2017 by long-standing university supporters Shreela Sharma, PhD, RDN, LD, and Vibhu Sharma, the endowment recognizes the significance and implications of the environment of community health.

Get to know the team: Ryan Ramphul, PhD

Ryan Ramphul, PhD, pictured at the Annual Public Health Association Expo.

February 14, 2024

Ramphul, who works as a spatial epidemiologist brings extensive experience in geospatial mapping, GIS (geographic information systems) analysis, and urban planning.

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