AMEN News

The UT Austin School of Nursing and AMEN Team were featured in the news article titled "AMEN Nurses Earn Award for Faith-Based Outreach in Austin’s Black Communities"

Posted: March 21, 2022

Publication: Daily Nurse


“So Many Quiet Heroes”: Efforts to Reach Underserved Communities During Pandemic Garner Praise and Awards

Posted: Feb. 18, 2022

Publication: UT School of Nursing


Vaccine equity — not hesitancy

Posted: June 3, 2021

Publication: The Texas Tribune


Congratulations to the Summer 2021 SoNStar Recipient, Ms. Angela Bigham!

Posted: May 26, 2021

Publication: AMEN News


The UT Austin School of Nursing and the AMEN team promote wellness through mobile COVID vaccine clinics

Posted: April 14, 2021

Publication: The Daily Texan


The UT Austin School of Nursing serving underserved communities with mobile vaccine clinic

Posted: April 7, 2021

Publication: KVUE


Dr. Shalonda Horton, Clinical Assistant Professor, was featured in the news segment on mobile vaccine clinics: “Vaccine Administration Mobile Operations” (VAMOS), a mobile clinic set up at local churches, including Mt. Zion Baptist Church and Rehoboth Baptist Church.

Posted: April 7, 2021

Publication: KXAN


Listen to the ZUMBI podcast featuring Jacki Hecht, RN, MSN, Managing Director of AMEN program, where she discusses the efforts to improve mental health and physical wellness outcomes of African Americans with limited access to quality care.

Posted: March 23, 2021

Publication: UT School of Nursing


AMEN Team and UT Austin School of Nursing Engage the Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted: June 5, 2020

Publication: UT School of Nursing


Who’s at Highest Risk for Loneliness and What Can be Done? Check Your Assumptions…

Posted: May 5, 2020

Publication: UT School of Nursing


Making sure underserved communities get the care they need during COVID-19 crisis

Posted: April 29, 2020

Publication: Fox 7 Austin


Mental Health Programs Change Strategy Under COVID-19

Posted: April 14, 2020

Publication: UT School of Nursing


AMEN Program Responds to Wellness Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted: April 10, 2020

Publication: UT School of Nursing


Improving the Lives of All Persons Impacted by Mental Illness

Posted: March 31, 2020

Publication: UT School of Nursing


Enhance Awareness for Suicide Prevention

Posted: Feb. 10, 2020

Publication: UT School of Nursing


Raising Awareness and Reducing Stigma around Mental Health Issues

Posted: Jan. 13, 2020

Publication: UT School of Nursing


Managing Stress through the Holidays

Posted: Dec. 20, 2019

Publication: UT School of Nursing


NAMIWalks - Mental Health Awareness

Posted: Oct. 9, 2019

Publication: HER News


UT Austin Partners with East Austin Churches to Improve Mental and Physical Health of Residents

Posted: Sept. 23, 2019

Publication: UT Austin School of Nursing


Supporting mental & physical health

Posted: Aug. 2, 2019

Publication: FOX 7


UT School of Nursing partners with east Austin baptist churches to improve mental health

Posted: July 23, 2019

Publication: KXAN


UT Austin, local churches to bring mental health services to the African American community

Posted: July 30, 2019

Publication: KVUE


School of Nursing, DDCE Partner with East Austin Churches to Improve Mental Health Care

Posted: July 22, 2019

Publication: UT Austin Division of Diversity and Community Engagement


Contact Information

Please contact the AMEN team by emailing us at amen@nursing.utexas.edu.