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Drs. Bita Kash, Daikwon Han, and Tiffany Radcliff

Kash, Han and Radcliff promoted

Bita Kash, Ph.D., M.B.A., FACHE, and Daikwon Han, Ph.D., have been promoted to associate professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health effective September 1, 2014.

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Yan Hong, Ph.D.

Hong finds working with gatekeepers of Chinese female sex workers key to HIV/STI prevention

Recent study focuses on the relationships between women in the sex industry and their “managers” or gatekeepers, and how those relationships affect preventative measures and health among female sex workers.

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Mehta to receive new investigator research award

Ranjana Mehta, Ph.D., M.S. has been selected to receive the James G. Zimmer New Investigator Research Award by the American Public Health Association (APHA) Aging and Public Health Section.

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As our troops serve our nation all around the world, it is important to provide a way for them to obtain pure drinking water.

Sharma developing portable water purifying device for military

Sharma leads research group that is conducting laboratory studies to demonstrate the efficacy of ferrate to remove a wide range of contaminants, which will contribute to the development of a purifying device for the military.

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McLeroy to present at Health Education & Behavior Editorial Board meeting

Regents and Distinguished Professor Kenneth McLeroy, Ph.D., will deliver the keynote address at the Health Education & Behavior (HE&B) Editorial Board meeting and luncheon in New Orleans on November 17.

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Rebecca Wells, Ph.D.

Wells to present research at AcademyHealth Public Health Systems Research Close-Up Briefing

Rebecca Wells, Ph.D. was invited to present and discuss her research at a Public Health Systems Research Close-Up Briefing conducted by AcademyHealth in Washington D.C.

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Brenda Bustillos, M.S., RD, LD

Bustillos secures national public health research poster presentation

Brenda Bustillos, M.S., RD, LD was selected as one of 19 people nationwide for the Delta Omega National Honorary Society in Public Health research poster presentations at the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Managing the next public health outbreak

Ebola virus disease is a stark reminder that an outbreak anywhere can be a risk everywhere. This is both the harsh reality and the shining truth, but more than just managing this outbreak, we must learn from it and vow to prevent the next one by overcoming social, scientific and economic barriers that inhibit effective public health preparedness and response.

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Operation Lone Star 2014

Students from Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry joined the ranks of military and medical personnel to serve thousands in this full-scale emergency response exercise.

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