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Brings together experts on pandemic preparedness and biosecurity to explore areas of weakness in pandemic prevention, preparedness, detection, and response. Chapters are divided into sections on the lessons learned from the 1918 influenza pandemic, the application of the One Health concept, and the role of the private sector.

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Published June, 2019
By Maura Phillips Mackowski
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
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Describes the crucial f contributions of military flight surgeons who routinely risked their lives in test aircraft, research balloons, pressure chambers, or parachute harnesses. Maura Phillips Mackowski also reveals the little-known but vital contributions of German emigre scientists whose expertise created a hybrid specialty: space medicine.

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Published October, 2018
By Bryant Boutwell
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
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James Henry ""Red"" Duke Jr was an icon of twentieth-century medicine, a pioneer and visionary, and a lifelong son of Texas. Bryant Boutwell's entertaining and meticulously researched biography of Red Duke not only pays tribute to a great surgeon and his influence but also crafts a detailed and intimate portrait of the man behind the larger-than-life television image.

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Published August, 2018
By Jane Clements Monday, Charles W. Monday and Frances Brannen Vick
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
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In this first comprehensive biography of Dr. Arthur Edward Spohn, Jane Clements Monday, Frances Brannen Vick, and Charles W. Monday Jr illuminate the remarkable nineteenth-century story of a trailblazing physician who helped to modernize the practice of medicine in Texas. This biography of a medical pioneer recreates the medical, regional, and family worlds in which Spohn moved.

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Published October, 2017
By Barbara Bush, William Henry Kellar and Charles A LeMaistre
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
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In 2012, Richard E. Wainerdi retired as president and chief executive officer of the Texas Medical Center after almost three decades at the helm. During his tenure, Wainerdi oversaw the expansion of the center into the world's largest medical complex. William Henry Kellar traces Wainerdi's remarkable life story.

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Published May, 2017
By Christian Gaillard
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
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Christian Gaillard takes readers on a tour of his own ""gallery of the mind"", examining works of art from throughout history that have moved, challenged, and changed him. He also explores instances where particular works of art have proven deeply significant in his or his colleagues' understanding of their analyses and their ability to serve as capable guides on the journey toward self-awareness.

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Published April, 2017
By Jan Wiener and David H Rosen
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
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The aim in this important book is to lay the groundwork for the development of a ""more contemporary Jungian approach"" to working with transference and countertransference dynamics within the therapeutic relationship. Jan Wiener's work is also informed by knowledge from other fields, such as philosophy, infant development, neuroscience, and the arts.

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Published September, 2016
By William S. Bush
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
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Explores for the first time the transformation of popular understandings of mental health, the reform of scandal-ridden hospitals and institutions, the emergence of community mental health services, and the extension of mental health services to minority populations around the state of Texas.

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Published March, 2016
By Matthew Minson
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
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At a time when the baby boom generation looks forward to life as seventy-somethings, Dr. Matt Minson turns in his second book to the multiple challenges of aging. Written with the insight and humour of a medical insider, this wise and witty guide is anchored in the American concepts of life, liberty, and the pursuitof happiness as they apply to an aging population.

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Published October, 2014
By Henry Abramovitch
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
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Brothers and Sisters explores the tension between the myth and reality of brothers and sisters in a variety of cultures and through the poignant brother-sister stories in the Bible.

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