Transforming society by optimizing movement - #choosePT Written by Emily Chapman, PT student worker Reviewed by Kyle Greeley, PT and Renae Blume, PT If you step into the A.P. Beutel Health Center, walk down the stairs and around the corner, you’ll find the physical therapy clinic – a [...]


Women’s Health at SHS

Written by Martha C. Dannenbaum, MD, FACOG Women’s Health concerns often first arise during the college years.  It is during this time that a young woman may experience for the first time a problem related to her reproductive health.  She also may have her first significant sexual experience [...]


SHS Student Worker Nursing Assistants

Composed by Alyssa Barigian, MBA


Case Managers Get You Connected

Written by Tonya Cochran, RN, BSN, RDCS, CES and Lindy Rodgers, RN Reviewed by Kenneth Hackney, MD Case Management is all about teamwork and customer service. The Commission for Case Manager Certification defines Case Management as a “collaborative process that assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates the [...]


Help Us Keep You Safe

Written by Catharyn Schmidtke, RN II (Infection Prevention/Nursing Quality Staff Nurse) Reviewed by Deborah Motley, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC Last year at Student Health Services (SHS), the clinic saw over 43,000 medical visits. Many students came in with illnesses that could have been avoided with better hand hygiene practices. One of [...]


We LOVE our Nurses!

Composed by Alyssa Barigian, Marketing Manager May 6-12, 2017 is National Nurses Week! This year, the American Nurses Association is focusing on "Nursing: The Balance of Mind, Body, and Spirit." To honor our nursing staff at Texas A&M University Student Health Services, we've decided to showcase their continuous hard [...]


Lab Professionals GET RESULTS

Written by Student Health Services Laboratory Administrator, Jo Ann Culpepper National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (NMLPW) is an annual celebration of the medical laboratory professionals and pathologists who play a vital role in every aspect of health care.  NMLPW is not only a time to celebrate their professionalism [...]


Dining Out: Tips for Healthy Choices One Forkful at a Time

Written by Student Health Services Dietetic Intern, Ellee Ellison "Put your Best Fork Forward." National Nutrition Month, 2017 Eating out is a part of the college lifestyle. Many students use it as a time to hang out with friends or feel it’s convenient when they don't [...]


Pretravel Consultation

Written by Student Health Services Physician, Tiffany Skaggs, M.D. "If you fail to plan, you're planning to fail." Benjamin Franklin While making travel plans, plan to protect your health with a pretravel consultation at Student Health Services. Key components of a pretravel consultation include data gathering regarding itinerary, medical [...]