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  1. Houston medical institutions get most state cancer fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Chron

    ... Those four institutions totaled roughly $23.5 million. Two nearby institutions, the Texas A&M Health Science Center and the UT Medical Branch at Galveston, pulled in another $3.5 million and $3 million respectively. The grants were announced this ...

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  2. Perceived barriers to children s active commuting to school: a...Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Ijbnpa.org

    Silver School of Social Work, New York University, 20 Cooper Square, Room 240, 1 Washington Square, N, New York 10003, NY, USA Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University, College Station 77843-3137, TX, USA Health Promotion & Community Health Sciences, Texas A&M, Health Science Center, School of Public Health, 1266 TAMU, College Station 77843-1266, TX, USA Active commuting to school may increase children's daily physical activity and help them maintain a healthy weight. Previous studies have identified various perceived barriers related to children's ACS.

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  3. Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and ResponseRead the original story

    Monday Nov 10 | Texomaland

    ... The Task Force is directed by Dr. Brett Giroir, Executive Vice President and CEO of the Texas A&M Health Science Center, and includes renowned experts in epidemiology and infectious disease, the executive directors of the Health and Human Services ...

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  4. Texas issues new guidelines for tracking possible Ebola exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Dallas Morning News

    ... in Texas and elsewhere," said Dr. Brett P. Giroir, director of the task force and CEO of Texas A&M Health Science Center. "As part of the task force, we came together with leading experts to create helpful, practical guidance for Texas," said Dr. ...

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  5. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service receives grant to help reduce chronic diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Medical News

    The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has been awarded a "Programs to Reduce Obesity in High-Obesity Areas" grant to support national efforts by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to reduce chronic diseases, promote healthier lifestyles, reduce health disparities and control health care spending. Working with the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, Texas A&M AgriLife received $783,000 for the first year of a three-year grant focused 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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  6. Texas A&M awarded grant to help reduce obesity, chronic diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | EurekAlert!

    The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has been awarded a "Programs to Reduce Obesity in High-Obesity Areas" grant to support national efforts by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to reduce chronic diseases, promote healthier lifestyles, reduce health disparities and control health care spending. Working with the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, Texas A&M AgriLife received $783,000 for the first year of a three-year grant focused 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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  7. Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response by Texas State Rep. Larry PhillipsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 31 | Texomaland

    ... The Task Force is directed by Dr. Brett Giroir, Executive Vice President and CEO of the Texas A&M Health Science Center, and includes renowned experts in epidemiology and infectious disease, the executive directors of the Health and Human Services ...

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  8. Funding to tame an Ebola outbreak has fallen shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... bioterror threats and emerging infectious diseases," said Parker, now a vice president at Texas A&M Health Science Center. Larsen said the setbacks are partly the result of an inefficient, fragmented federal system, which leaves no single agency in ...

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  9. Funding to tame an Ebola outbreak has fallen Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | SFGate

    ... bioterror threats and emerging infectious diseases," said Parker, now a vice president at Texas A&M Health Science Center. Larsen said the setbacks are partly the result of an inefficient, fragmented federal system, which leaves no single agency in ...

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  10. Ebola Scare Linked to Alleged Stock InflationRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Courthouse News Service

    ... percent" after news broke that the U.S. government had requested ZMapp-production plans from Texas A&M Health Science Center, Emergent Biosolutions and a third center led by Novartis AG, according to an Oct. 20 article by SeekingAlpha.com, as quoted ...

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  11. Ebola becomes focus of border security debateRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... diseases are a mere airline ticket away," task force Director Brett Giroir, CEO of the Texas A&M Health Science Center, told the in an email. "These contagions do not heed borders or geographic boundaries, turning an outbreak anywhere into a risk ...

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  12. Texas' Infectious Disease Task Force Listens to Experts on Viruses like EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | KUT-FM Austin

    ... in a broad sense," said Dr. Brett Giroir , the task force's director. He also leads the Texas A&M Health Science Center. "This is really a team sport -- that we need to have the nurses the pharmacists the hospitals all together working together." ...

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  13. Blinn Physical Therapist Assistant Program to Hold Massage Fundraiser October 31stRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    PTA students will offer massages from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 2540 at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Clinical Building I in Bryan, located at 8441 State Highway 47. Tickets for a $10, 15-minute massage are available for advance purchase on the first floor of the Health Science Center. Walk-in appointments are welcomed, but scheduled appointments are preferred.

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  14. Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response holds first public hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    ... the first step in controlling Ebola or any infectious disease," said Giroir, CEO of the Texas A&M Health Science Center and Task Force director. "We are committed to gathering the information needed to develop a plan that insures Texas is fully ...

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  15. Ebola Task Force Director: "This is The New Normal"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... of defense against Ebola. "This is everybody's problem," said Giroir, who is also CEO of Texas A&M Health Science Center. Several of the health leaders invited to testify at the hearing cited communication concerns about the Ebola crisis, including ...

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  16. Texas hospitals prepare in case Ebola strikes againRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Dr. Brett Giroir, center, head of the Texas A&M Health Science Center, leads the first public hearing by the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response on Thursday in Austin. Dr. Brett Giroir, center, head of the Texas A&M Health Science Center, leads the first public hearing by the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response on Thursday in Austin.

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  17. Gov. Perry Tours Manufacturing Facility That Could Be Making Ebola TreatmentsRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... to protect citizens from infectious diseases in theoretical terms, but now it's a reality. Texas A&M Health Science Center CEO Dr. Brett Giroir said, "Our team right now is responding to a task order request issued by the US Government for the ...

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  18. Emergent BioSolutions among three under consideration for Ebola drug manufacturingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... supplies have run out. BARDA will select one or more of the labs to make more of the drug. Texas A&M Health Science Center and Novartis AG run the two other labs asked to prepare ZMapp plans. Detailed plans, including timetables and budgets, are due ...

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  19. The Truth About iBio's Role In Ebola Drug ProductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    The news reported that government officials have asked "three advanced biology laboratories to submit plans for producing the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp." These three labs are: Texas A&M Health Science Center, Emergent Biosolutions in Baltimore, and another center in Holly Springs, North Carolina, led by Swiss drug company Novartis AG.

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  20. US Requests Production Plans For Ebola Drug ZMappRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Medical Daily

    ... countermeasures against chemical, biological, and other threats. One of the three, run by Texas A&M Health Science Center in partnership with Britain's GlaxoSmithKline Plc, "is swiftly responding" to the government request, Dr. Brett Giroir, chief ...

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