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From natural disasters to public health emergencies and other crisis situations, the importance of being prepared for an emergency situation cannot be underestimated. Preparing and protecting your family, home and business can be a life-saving and cost-saving decision. Faculty members at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are available to draw on their expertise in emergency preparedness, public health and a host of other disaster preparedness-related issues.

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UTHealth establishes biosafety and infectious disease training initiative

Researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health have received a $100,000 supplemental  grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to establish a Biosafety and Infectious Disease Training Initiative.

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UTHealth hosts emergency preparedness drill for public health officials

A student from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) organized and led a public health emergency response drill today involving approximately 100 people from hospital systems, law enforcement, media, public health departments and other entities involved in emergency preparedness and response.

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McCarthy named term chair of emergency medicine at UTHealth

James McCarthy, M.D., associate professor of emergency medicine, has been named term chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.

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