Betty N. Adams, Ph.D.

Professor and Dean, College of Nursing Prairie View A&M University Dr. Betty N. Adams is Professor and Dean of Prairie View A&M University College of Nursing. In her leadership of 12 years, Dr. Adams has led in the expansion of programs and the acquisition of external funding, which has enhanced the recognition of the college.…

National Health Leaders Recognize U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson For Leadership in Healthcare Innovation

WASHINGTON – The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC), a coalition of leaders of the nation’s premier health care companies and organizations, has honored U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson as a “Champion of Healthcare Innovation” at an award ceremony in Washington, DC.   The award presentation took place at the Council’s annual Healthcare Innovations Expo on Capitol…

Early Childhood Development

Americans are fond of saying that our children are our nation’s most valuable resource. But if our actions are the measure, do we really mean it? Mounting research evidence from neuroscience, public health, economics and social science supports a simple conclusion: investing in early childhood, through affordable early childcare and enrichment opportunities, pays dividends for…

My Library Keeps Me Healthy

AUSTIN – Soon, the Austin Public Library in collaboration with the Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department will offer free health screenings and services at five branches in underserved neighborhoods and at the Faulk Central Library in downtown Austin. The initiative is called My Library Keeps Me Healthy and it includes programming and outreach…

Alternative Solution to U.S. Mental Illness Crisis

HOUSTON – Increased incidences of violence, mass shootings, church shootings, police-citizen conflict, suicide, bullying, abuse, anger, bitterness, addiction and homelessness, combined with her own life’s experiences have led Houston-based psychotherapist, Dr. Liz L. West, to launch “A New Healing.” A New Healing is an unconventional approach to promote psychiatric healing and overall wellness. This alternative…