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Self-management of chronic diseases empowers people to make important health decisions, which fosters independence among adults.

The impact of age on chronic disease self-management

Regents and Distinguished Professor Marcia Ory, Ph.D. measures the health improvements of middle-aged and older adults following participation in a chronic disease self-management program.

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Graduate Student Master of Health Administration

Miller awarded National Association of Healthcare Executives Scholarship

Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health graduate student Keira Miller has been awarded the 2014 Florence Gaynor Award by the National Association of Healthcare Executives (NAHSE).

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Journalists with ten or less years experience reported writing more science articles than reporters with more than ten years experience, indicating younger reporters would benefit most from training.

Preparing African journalists for the next health crisis

Bernard Appiah, Dr.P.H. surveys members of the Ghana Journalist Association (GJA) working in Accra, the capital of Ghana, to better understand the professional characteristics of journalists and what factors serve as barriers or motivators in covering science stories.

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Hong evaluates mobile application to promote physical activity in older adults

Yan Hong, Ph.D. leads team of researchers in the development and testing of iCanFit, a mobile-enabled web application to promote physical activity in older adults with chronic conditions.

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The Daily Rundown: Director of new Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease

Peter Alexander, of msnbc's The Daily Rundown, talks to the director of Texas’ new task force on infectious disease, Dr. Brett Giroir, CEO of Texas A&M Health Science Center.

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First-year funding will go mainly to program efforts to promote healthier lifestyles in South Texas.

Texas A&M awarded grant to help reduce chronic diseases, promote healthier lifestyles – First-year funding will go mainly to program efforts in South Texas

The Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health in conjunction with the Texas A&M AgriLife focus on improving access to healthy foods, as well as safe and convenient locations for physical activity within targeted communities in Hidalgo County.

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The true test for Texas is what comes after Ebola

With the first U.S. case of Ebola diagnosed last week in Texas, we must acknowledge a stark reality: Infectious threats are merely an airline ticket away. Because of our global connectivity, an epidemic anywhere poses a risk everywhere. If the virus had to arrive on U.S. soil, however, in some ways Texas was the best place. Our state is on the front lines of disease prevention and containment, and we’re well equipped for the challenge.

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School of Public Health announces Faculty Emeritus recognition

The Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine Hawes, Ph.D., Charles Phillips, Ph.D., and Jerome Congleton, Ph.D., PE, as

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A recently multi-hospital system case study provides a better understanding of the role of resource dependency theory (RDT) and resource based view (RBV) in health care strategic management.

Kash refines the health care strategic management framework

Bita Kash, Ph.D., M.B.A., FACHE conducted a multi-hospital system case study to provide a better understanding of the role of resource dependency theory (RDT) and resource based view (RBV) in health care strategic management.

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