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Blue Cross and Blue Shield launches new rural health project with Texas A&M

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Honoring the past, shaping the future

Founded by the Morrill Act of 1862, Texas A&M University was created to serve. Today, we lead the way for health care in the 21st century by honoring our land-grant roots and keeping service at the core of our mission.

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We educate.

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We innovate.

A medical student receiving his miliary commission. His parents putting his epaulettes on his uniform

We serve.

Carrie L. Byington, MD
"We were created for the people, by the people, and that responsibility holds true today. We're crafting a brighter future. This is just the beginning of a monumental shift in the way health care is conceptualized–in the way Texas A&M can deliver it.”

Carrie L. Byington, MD

Vice Chancellor for Health Services, The Texas A&M University System
Senior Vice President, Texas A&M University Health Science Center
The Jean and Thomas McMullin Professor and Dean, Texas A&M College of Medicine

Magnifying our reach through the power of many

Twenty-first century care demands collaboration. As the most comprehensive health science center in Texas, we're breaking down traditional silos and working together to transform health care in new ways and in new places.


As one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five colleges and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.

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As the largest oral health care provider in North Texas, Texas A&M College of Dentistry brings care to people in need—whenever and wherever they need it. With all nine dental specialties represented, our educational experience is unmatched, and our drive to change lives through innovative technologies and cutting-edge research is unstoppable.

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The College of Medicine is dedicated to producing the physicians and scientists of the future through cutting-edge research, state-of-the-art simulation and hands-on learning in real-world health care settings. Delivering a comprehensive medical training experience while meeting the needs of the medically underserved, we improve access to care and innovate new solutions in health care delivery.

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In the face of a critical statewide nursing shortage, the Texas A&M College of Nursing was established to produce leaders, educators, collaborators and researchers in the art and science of nursing. With multiple campuses, online courses and a variety of degree tracks—including a master’s in forensic nursing—students can study with our extraordinary faculty in a way that meets their needs.

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As the role of pharmacists has expanded beyond the drug store counter, the Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy is committed to serving as part of the patients’ health care team. We train new pharmacists with an appreciation for teamwork and a wide variety of real-world experiences, with more than 170 health care partnerships, while advancing health through research.

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With undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees and six distinguished research centers, the Texas A&M School of Public Health is committed to developing leaders, meeting the needs of a changing health care landscape and engaging in interdisciplinary inquiry to prevent disease, improve health and engage diverse communities worldwide.

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Healthy Texas combines the expertise of the Texas A&M University Health Science Center with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s statewide reach to provide families with knowledge and resources to take control of their health. The pilot program, Healthy South Texas, operates in a 27-county region to reduce the highest impact diseases, including diabetes, asthma and infectious disease.

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The Texas A&M Coastal Bend Health Education Center is committed to improving the quality of health care in the Coastal Bend by advancing the knowledge and skills of health care professionals, students and the community through partnerships in education, research and technology, including diabetes education and medication assistance programs.

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The A&M Rural and Community Health Institute is a health extension center offering programs that promote safe, effective health care practices, improve access to health care and reduce disparities in health status. It serves as a bridge for health care professionals and their organizations with academic centers, policymakers and researchers to improve the quality and safety of patient care.

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The Center for Health Organization Transformation, or CHOT, is an industry-university cooperative research center (I/UCRC) funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and health organizations to conduct research supporting major management, clinical, and information technology innovations in healthcare. CHOT conducts research to support the implementation of evidence-based transformational strategies within healthcare organizations.

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The Center for Craniofacial Research & Diagnosis fosters scientific discovery through the integration between clinical and basic research and serves as the home for the research enterprise within Texas A&M College of Dentistry. One of the goals is for the center to serve as a forum for interdisciplinary collaboration.

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From cancer and heart failure to bacterial infections and birth defects, researchers at the Texas A&M Institute of Biosciences & Technology, which was established in 1986 in the Texas Medical Center, work to improve the quality of health care through innovative research and education related to medicine, agriculture, animal sciences and engineering.

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The Center for Population Health and Aging coordinates research and practice on strategies for understanding and promoting successful aging, including identification of social, behavioral, and environmental determinants for health and illness in older populations and design and evaluation of multi-level interventions.

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Established at Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi and reaching all of South Texas through specialty clinics in Brownsville, Harlingen, McAllen, Laredo and Victoria, the Global Institute for Hispanic Health provides clinical research and education programs that focus, at least initially, on improving the population’s access to clinical trials.

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Transformational Education for all students

Drawing from our vast network of scientists, educators and clinical partners from five colleges, our educational degrees and programs produce highly qualified graduates who are equipped to address the health needs of an ever-changing population.

Luis Seija
"Learning and working alongside students from other health sciences disciplines creates a shared reality and culture, giving us valuable insight into the experiences of those we aim to serve.”

Luis Seija

College of Medicine student

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Discovery and Innovation for the world

Every new challenge presents an opportunity for Aggies to blaze a trail, and in health care and medical research, those opportunities are vast. Our researchers are forging paths to discovery with a common goal in mind: improving human health.

Impact on the state, nation and world

Through a shared responsibility and steadfast commitment to transformational learning and discovery, we are uniquely positioned to solve the greatest challenges in health care for those here in Texas, across the country and around the globe.

With campus locations and clinical affiliates spanning the state, we are structured for impact. Our model acts as a conduit for community-based research, health education and disease prevention initiatives to improve lives within Texas’ 254 counties.

360K+

annual direct contacts made through community outreach and education

We’re the home for leaders who are developing solutions to the seemingly impossible problems facing health care in the United States. Our community of scholars are paving the way for smarter investments with greater returns and helping all Americans live better lives.

3,200

current health professions students ready to affect positive change across the United States

Our students, educators and innovators work across international boundaries to improve the health of populations. Multiple partnerships and agreements with universities throughout the world lay the groundwork for joint teaching, research and outreach programs. Students are also offered unique experiences to expand academic horizons through global mission trips.

475

patient encounters during a one-time, five-day interdisciplinary mission trip to Bolivia

With campus locations and clinical affiliates spanning the state, we are structured for impact. Our model acts as a conduit for community-based research, health education and disease prevention initiatives to improve lives within Texas’ 254 counties.

Shape of Texas with TAMHSC campuses, clinical locations, affiliates, community education and outreach marked

360K+

annual direct contacts made through community outreach and education

We’re the home for leaders who are developing solutions to the seemingly impossible problems facing health care in the United States. Our community of scholars are paving the way for smarter investments with greater returns and helping all Americans live better lives.

Shape of the continental United States

3,200

current health professions students ready to affect positive change across the United States

Our students, educators and innovators work across international boundaries to improve the health of populations. Multiple partnerships and agreements with universities throughout the world lay the groundwork for joint teaching, research and outreach programs. Students are also offered unique experiences to expand academic horizons through global mission trips.

Shape of a map of the world

475

patient encounters during a one-time, five-day interdisciplinary mission trip to Bolivia