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Texas A&M Establishes International Partnerships with Universities in Bangladesh and Austria

The Texas A&M School of Public Health has established partnerships with North South University in Bangladesh and the University of Graz in Austria to enhance research, teaching and public health practice. These multi-year agreements lay the groundwork for faculty and student exchanges as well as joint teaching, research and outreach.

[Photo: (left to right) Dr. Jennifer Griffith, associate dean of public health practice, Texas A&M; Mrs. Mohammed Shajahan; Ln. Halen Akther Nasrin MJF, 1st District Governor, Bangladesh Lions Clubs International; Dean Jay Maddock, Texas A&M; Dr. Atiqul Islam, vice chancellor, North South University; Mr. Mohammed Shajahan, Board of Trustees chairman, North South University; Mr. Benajir Ahmed, Board of Trustees member, North South University.]

“Global health is public health. In our increasingly interconnected world, it is essential for our students and faculty to be able to work across international boundaries to improve the health of populations,” said Dean Jay Maddock. “These new partnerships, along with others we have established around the globe, will continue to provide numerous opportunities to enhance our research, teaching and practice.”