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LBJ School Introduces Dual Degree Programs Combining Public Affairs, Global Policy and Public Health

The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas School of Public Health Austin Regional Campus have announced the creation of two dual degree programs, a Master of Public Affairs/Master of Public Health degree and a Master of Global Policy Studies/Master of Public Health…   » Continue Reading

Smallpox Expert D.A. Henderson to Speak at 2010 Disease Detective Conference

Event: Dr. D.A. Henderson will describe his and others' efforts to eradicate smallpox through massive international efforts during his keynote lecture at the "Become a Disease Detective: Discover Public Health!" conference, a two-day event for students at The University of Texas at Austin interested in public health. When: 5-6:30 pm, Wednesday, April 7. Where: Texas…   » Continue Reading

Community design can boost fitness and health, says expert

Community design can boost fitness and health, says expert

What Moves You?: Our lifestyles are killing us--and costing us--with sedentary habits being one of the biggest contributors. As epidemiologist and physical activity expert Dr. Bill Kohl puts it, we've engineered physical activity right out of our lives, and that's not natural.