Health care professionals aim to improve quality of life and health status of their patients, but often times the same strategies don’t apply across all communities. Health care providers must continuously work to understand the needs of their community and share important health information with a culturally appropriate strategy.
Crossing Borders: Researcher finds behavioral links between Mexican immigrants and higher birth weights
Many Mexican immigrants are affected by the risk factors that result in low birth weight in the United States. But, Robin Page, Ph.D., RN, CNM, found that first-generation Mexican immigrant mothers continue to boast higher birth weights despite these risk factors and attributes these different results with differences in prenatal health behaviors borne from cultural standards and values.
Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy professional student pharmacist Kelsi Gulick of Pearsall, Texas, directly impacted her hometown community in Frio County when she shared the importance of immunizations during her internship. She received Intern of the Year in the Gulf Coast and Southwest Region for H-E-B.Continue Reading →
The Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Marlynn May, Ph.D., and James Robinson, Ph.D., as Faculty Emeritus. The TexasContinue Reading →
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month: Six ways to recognize symptoms earlier for longer, happier lives
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and is an opportunity to raise awareness of the symptoms and to recognize and celebrate those coping with the disease. While the disease is incurable, early detection of symptoms may lead to a better quality of life. The Texas A&M Health Science Center’s College of Nursing discusses some of these lesser-known early warning signs.Continue Reading →
In honor of National Public Health Week, Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health students participated in the 9th annual research poster symposium and student poster contest.Continue Reading →