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Study finds Texas Cancer Plan serves as a good model for other states

A study led by the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health has the potential to significantly improve the ways that state cancer control programs are developed and implemented around the country.

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U.S. News ranks Texas A&M School of Public Health among the top 25

U.S. News & World Report has recognized the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health as one of the top 25 graduate schools of public health. The 2016 Best Graduate Schools rankings were released recently and also recognized the school’s Master of Health Administration program, ranked 33 among best graduate health care management programs.

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Gates Millennium Scholars pursuing public health degrees to help the communities they call home

Three Gates Millennium Scholars are currently pursuing graduate degrees at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health in hopes of returning home and impacting the underserved communities from which they came.

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Jay Maddock

Dean Maddock elected President of the American Academy of Health Behavior

Jay Maddock, Ph.D., dean of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, has been elected President of the American Academy of Health Behavior (AAHB).

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In high-risk industries lives depend on procedures being written and used correctly.

School of Public Health researcher awarded funding to evaluate usability of procedure development and implementation software

S. Camille Peres, Ph.D., has been awarded $142,300 to examine the usability of a software tool that has the potential to improve worker safety and performance.

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Marcia Ory, Ph.D.

Ory named Associate Dean of Research

Regents and Distinguished Professor Marcia Ory, Ph.D., has been named Associate Dean of Research at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health.

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Texans in rural areas less likely to receive colorectal cancer screening

Colorectal cancer ranks second in cancer incidence and third in cancer-related deaths in the United States. Texans living in rural areas are less likely to have colorectal cancer screening, according to research conducted by the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health.

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Jay Maddock

Texas A&M University names new dean of the School of Public Health

The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Thursday, Feb. 12, approved Jay Maddock, Ph.D., as the new dean of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health. As the School of Public Health dean, Maddock will provide academic and administrative leadership in expanding academic, research and public health practice opportunities, serving as a visionary leader in public health initiatives within the health science center and with key national and international constituencies.

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The Executive MHA is intended for working, mid-career health care professionals.

Texas A&M offers Master of Health Administration in Texas Medical Center

The Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health will offer the Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree in the Texas Medical Center in Houston beginning August 2015 and is intended for working, mid-career health care professionals with at least five years experience in health services.

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