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University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing to Improve Access to Primary Care with $842,000 in St. David’s Foundation Grants

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing has received grants totaling $842,000 from the St. David’s Foundation to expand its nurse practitioner program and provide much needed primary care support.

New Policy Brief Highlights Mental Health Workforce Shortages in Texas

New Policy Brief Highlights Mental Health Workforce Shortages in Texas

A growing number of Texans will have difficulty accessing mental health services unless steps are taken now to address a critical shortage of mental health professionals, according to a policy brief (PDF) published by the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health and Methodist Healthcare Ministries.

Hogg Foundation Invests $1.5 Million to Extend Bilingual Scholarship Program Three More Years

A statewide strategy to increase Spanish-language mental health services has proven so successful the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health is investing an additional $1.5 million to extend the program three more years.

Nation’s Largest Geoscience K-12 Program Expands to Houston, Largest Market for Geologists

Houston public school students have a new opportunity to explore science through GeoFORCE Texas, a summer college prep program that inspires students to pursue studies in the earth sciences.