• September 18, 2020

Tags : Thenral Mangadu M.D. Ph.D

New UTEP Research Center to target Opioid Abuse on the

A road trip through West Texas’ border counties last summer exposed Thenral Mangadu, M.D., Ph.D., to the challenges that rural communities face to combat opioid use disorder (OUD). As opioid-related deaths rise across the United States, rural areas have been hit especially hard. According to The Pew Charitable Trusts, the rate of drug overdose deaths in rural […]Read More

UTEP grant targets opioid abuse in rural Texas counties

Thenral Mangadu, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of public health sciences at The University of Texas at El Paso, has received federal funding to collaborate with a consortium of community partners on a plan for opioid use disorder (OUD) response in rural communities along the Texas-Mexico border. The award is part of a $200,000 grant that […]Read More

UTEP Alliance Bridges Gap in Global Health

In the Valley of a Thousand Hills — a scenic, rural landscape of densely folded hills nestled between the cities of Durban and Pietermaritzburg in South Africa’s province of KwaZulu-Natal — hundreds of children have lost one or both parents to AIDS-related illnesses. According to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), East and Southern […]Read More

UTEP Associate Professor Awarded $5.1 Million to Tackle Region’s Health

Thenral Mangadu, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of public health sciences at The University of Texas at El Paso, has received $5.1 million in federal grants to address multiple health-related disparities in the Paso del Norte region through a community-engaged approach. Mangadu has secured three competitive grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration […]Read More