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Mother inspires research that revolutionizes the care of seniors

Marcia Ory, Ph.D. has revolutionized the care of seniors through applied prevention research beginning at the National Institute on Aging where she directed the Social Science Research on Aging program, to her current position as distinguished professor and associate dean of research at the Texas A&M School of Public Health.

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The computer will see you now. Could technology replace doctors?

Wearables are turning our daily health routines into a game, simultaneously making it easier for us to track and share our health data. According to experts at Texas A&M Health Science Center, such devices could ultimately revolutionize the way we treat patients.

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Teen e-cig users more likely to smoke

Teenagers are among the fastest growing groups of electronic cigarette consumers in the U.S. They may also be the most vulnerable to the devices’ physical and psychological side effects, according to experts from Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry’s Tobacco Treatment Services.

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Texas A&M National Research Cooperative and Major Philadelphia Health System Partner to Combat Health Disparities

Main Line Health, a five-hospital teaching health system in suburban Philadelphia, recently became a member of the Center for Health Organization Transformation (CHOT) at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health.

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Mehta awarded innovative mental health research grant

According to the World Health Organization, depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide and depressive disorders rank among the most common health problems of the U.S. workforce. Ranjana Mehta, Ph.D. has been awarded a grant to study the impact of major depression on precision motor control and associated functional changes in the frontal brain regions.

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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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Parker named Interim Director of the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases

Gerald Parker, DVM, Ph.D., M.S., vice president for public health preparedness and response at the Texas A&M Health Science Center, has been named Interim Director of the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases.

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Addressing public health abroad: Aggies team up to provide health services in Ecuador

This summer, an interdisciplinary group of Aggies - composed of students from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, College of Medicine, College of Nursing and College of Pharmacy - spent a week abroad providing basic health services to residents of Guamaní, Ecuador.

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