Public Health Education and Research


Public Health Education and Research

  • UT Health Science Center is the home base for many public health education and research organizations. Learn more about each one below.

    Texas Institute of Occupational Safety and Health® (TIOSH®)

    The Texas Institute of Occupational Safety and Health® (TIOSH®) is the occupational and environmental medicine program of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler. TIOSH® was created to offer a total program concept to assist companies and their employees in meeting the goal of a safer and healthier workplace and by design maintains the Health Center’s three pronged mission to provide patient care and to conduct education and research. Learn more about TIOSH®.

    Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention, and Education

    The Southwest Ag Center was established at UT Health to conduct programs of research, prevention, intervention, education, and outreach designed to reduce occupational injuries and diseases among agricultural workers and their families. The Southwest Ag Center serves Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Learn more about Southwest Ag Center.

    Public Health Lab of East Texas (PHLET)

    Public Health Lab of East Texas (PHLET) is the Laboratory Response Network (LRN) provider for East Texas (Public Health Regions 4 and 5). PHLET also provides influenza surveillance by real-time PCR and QuantiFERON TB Gold testing. Learn more about PHLET.

    Northeast Texas Consortium (NETnet)

    The Northeast Texas Consortium is the collaborative effort of 14 higher education institutions to bring a wide range of instruction to 50 rural Northeast Texas counties containing 46% of the rural Texas population. The educational programs and services available through The Northeast Texas Consortium enhance the lives of thousands of people each year. Learn more about NETnet.