Health and Wellness

Hogg Foundation awarded $100,000 to promote children's mental health services in Texas

Sept. 8, 2003

The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health has received a $100,000 grant from the Meadows Foundation of Dallas to conduct a public information campaign on the condition of children's mental health services in Texas in conjunction with a television documentary on the subject.

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Social Work professor appointed associate dean of graduate studies at University of Texas at Austin

Sept. 8, 2003

Dr. Darlene Grant, associate professor in the School of Social Work, has been appointed associate dean of graduate studies at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Federal funding needed for mental health reform, consultant to presidential commission says

July 29, 2003

New federal funding and the highest level of flexibility will be required to achieve the goals outlined in a new report by a presidential commission on improving the nation's mental health system, the head of the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health at The University of Texas at Austin said.

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Engineers create promising nanotechnology for oral delivery of cancer drugs

July 22, 2003

AUSTIN, Texas—Polymer nanospheres just 1/100 a hair’s width in diameter and loaded with potent anti-cancer drugs could one day become a powerful weapon in the chemotherapy arsenal, two University of Texas at Austin biomedical engineers reported today at the Contro

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More than 12 percent of Texans have been sexually assaulted, new University of Texas at Austin social work study says

July 21, 2003

About 1.9 million adult Texans have been sexually assaulted some time in their life--revealing a much larger problem than indicated by Uniform Crime Reports--according to a new study by The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work.

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