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College NewsSHSU Life and Culture Clinic

The College of Health Sciences is pleased to announce the appointments of six new full time faculty members, effective Fall 2013:

    • Ms. Patty Galloway, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
    • Ms. Linda James, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
    • Ms. Celeste Roberts, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
    • Ms. Pam Stanoshek, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
    • Ms. Charmin White, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
    • Dr. Jihuyn Lee, Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Kinesiology

    We are also pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Judy Upshaw to the position of Director of Nursing Laboratories.


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    Health Sciences Employment/Internship Opportunities

    Numerous opportunities exist for employment and internship experiences within a 30 mile radius of the main campus in Huntsville.  Links to some of the larger organizations are provided below. 

    The City of Huntsville provides many exciting and challenging employment opportunities for students while in school, including internship experiences.  Local health care organizations include:

    The Woodlands/Conroe area is a community located 30-35 miles south of Huntsville and is home to a large and growing number of healthcare organizations that offer employment and internship opportunities to Sam Houston State University students.



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    Recommended Book ReadingSHSU Life and Culture Clinicians

    Barry, J. M. (2004). The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History. New York: Viking.

    Brandt, A (2007). The Cigarette Century: The Rise, Fall, and Deadly Persistence of the Product That Defined America. Basic Books.

    Bullard, R. (2000). Dumping In Dixie: Race, Class, and Environmental Quality.Westview Press.

    Carson, Rachel (1962). Silent Spring.

    de Villiers, M. (2001). Water: The Fate of Our Most Precious Resource. Mariner Books.

    Diamond, Jared ( 2005). Guns, Germs, And Steel. W.W. Norton.

    Civilians Under Fire: Humanitarian Practices in the Congo Republic 1998-2000. Doctors without Borders.

    Garrett, L. (1994). The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux.

    Farmer, P. (2003). Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor. Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Garrett, L. (2000). Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health. New York: Hyperion.

    Kidder, T. (2003). Mountains Beyond Mountains. New York: Random House.

    Lee, R. A. (2007). From Snake Oil to Medicine: Pioneering Public Health. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers.

    Mari, C. (2007). Global Epidemics. New York: H.W. Wilson Co.

    Nestle, M. (2002). Food Politics: How the food industry influences nutrition and health. Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Oshinsky, D. (2006), Polio: An American Story.Oxford University Press

    Pierce, J. R., & Writer, J. (2005). Yellow Jack: How Yellow Fever Ravaged America and Walter Reed Discovered Its Deadly Secrets. Hoboken, NJ: J. Wiley.

    Pollan, Michael(2007). The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. New York: Penguin Group

    Pollan, Michael(2009). In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto. New York: Penguin Group

    Preston, R. (2002). The Demon in the Freezer: A True Story. New York: Random House.

    Salyers, A. A., & Whitt, D. D. (2005). Revenge of the Microbes: How Bacterial Resistance is Undermining the Antibiotic Miracle. Washington, DC: ASM Press.

    Shilts, R. (1987). And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic. New York: St. Martin's Press.

    Schlosser, E. (2001). Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. TX.

    Sinclair, Upton ( 1906). The Jungle.

    Von Drehle, D. (2004). Triangle: The Fire that Changed America. Grove Press.


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