Partnerships in Practice
Discover how the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has partnered with academic institutions to engage with students throughout the state. Read the articles below to learn more about the impactful work DSHS and its academic partners are doing to train and prepare the future public health workforce.
University Engagement at DSHS
Learn more about how DSHS collaborates with university partners to improve the health of Texans. The following detail examples of internships, programs, and academic collaborations that highlight the ways DSHS supports student learning and public health workforce development across Texas.
- Public Health Region 2/3 and Tarleton State University Partner to Reduce Health Disparities in north central Texas
- Theory to Practice: Public Health Region 6/5S partners with a UTHealth class to create healthier communities in rural southeast Texas