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Alerts and Updates
Learn about the latest Public Health issues affecting health care in Texas. Includes updates from the Texas Department of State Health Services. 

Committee on Infectious Diseases Cocooning Project
TMA’s Committee on Infectious Diseases is working on an initiative to promote targeted immunization, or cocooning. The project is aimed at reducing high rates of pertussis in Williamson County. 

Education and Quality Projects
Information about TMA’s current Education and Quality Projects, including the Physician Oncology Education Program (POEP).

Health and Science Initiatives
Community projects on immunizations, science teaching, bicycle helmet safety, organ donation, and healthy lifestyles. Learn how to become involved.

Physician Resources
A regularly updated list of resources that provides information about Public Health issues affecting health care in Texas.

  Science Policy Papers
Papers and articles on issues ranging from genetics to immunization to mental health.

The Texas Public Health Coalition: "Our Future Is in Jeopardy"
TMA is a charter member of the Texas Public Health Coalition. Created in 2006, the coalition is a collection of organizations that share an interest in advancing core public health principles at the state and community levels. In particular, the coalition addresses the leading causes of death and disability in Texas – cancer, tobacco usage, stroke, and obesity. 



Last Updated On

June 20, 2016

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