Awards & Honors

Master of Health Administration Student receives National Scholarship

Katesha E. Murrell-Dann of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Ellis Bonner Scholarship. This scholarship is

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Master of Health Administration Student receives National Scholarship

Elizabeth Arana of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health has been selected as one of six students awarded the Albert W. Dent scholarship from the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

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McMaughan selected as New Investigator of the Year

Darcy McMaughan, Ph.D., assistant professor of Health Policy and Management at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, has been selected as the 2015 New Investigator of the Year by the Disability Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA).

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College of Medicine student named 2015 Tillman Scholar

Michael Weipert, third-year medical student at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, was recently announced as one of 60 U.S. service members, veterans and military spouses chosen as 2015 Tillman Scholars. The Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships–building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

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Texas A&M researchers looking to microbiota to advance personalized medicine

Texas A&M researchers looking to microbiota to advance personalized medicine

The microbiota, which is comprised of the microorganisms that live in and on humans, has recently become a popular topic with both scientists and the general public, alike. While

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Dr. James Samuel

Samuel Named College of Medicine Wofford Cain Chair in Infectious Disease

Samuel has been an integral part of the College of Medicine faculty since 1994 and has led the Department of Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology as Department Chair since 2010 down a productive and innovative path. With the addition of this Chair, all basic science departments in the College of Medicine now have endowed chair positions aimed at significantly enhancing the mission of the College of Medicine.

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barbara gastel

Medicine professor honored with Bush Excellence Award for Public Service

Barbara Gastel, M.D., professor at the Texas A&M College of Medicine and College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences recently received the Bush Excellence Award for Faculty in Public Service. Gastel has pioneered programs that teach science writing and editing to researchers and medical professionals in China, Mexico, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Rwanda, Ghana, and other developing and emerging countries.

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Trae Stewart, Ph.D.

Stewart named Fulbright Specialist

Trae Stewart, Ph.D. was chosen for the Fulbright Specialist Program by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Institute of International Education’s Council for International Exchange of Scholars.

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Dr. James Alexander receives the Founder’s Award

Alexander awarded Founder’s Award from Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals

James Alexander, Ph.D. received the Founder’s Award from the Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals (TORCH) during their annual awards luncheon in Dallas earlier this month.

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