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Check out my #TEDx talk on #EverydayHeroes – Saving Lives in the Shadows of Healthcare!

Rodney E. Rohde, PhD, MS, SM(ASCP)CM SV CM,MBCM, FACSc & Global Fellow

Texas State Honorary Professor of International Studies

Associate Director for Translational Health Research Initiative, Associate Dean for Research, CHP & Chair & Professor
Clinical Laboratory Science
Phone: (512)-245-2562  Fax: 245-7860



Rodney E. Rohde on ResearchGate 

Check out one of my interesting interviews at the intersection of COVID-19 and the sports world!

Sportsslaw – Episode # 22

Will sports come back in 2020? Featuring Dr. Rodney E. Rohde, Professor and Chair of the Clinical Laboratory Science Program at Texas State University.Lomas and Deb continue talking with Dr. Rohde, doctor, professor, and epidemiologist extraordinaire. We know more about COVID and the efforts of various leagues to play. How are athletes affected by COVID and is it realistic to expect sports back this year? What concessions will we need to make to see sports being played?

Posted by Sports Slaw on Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Learn more about my activity during the #SARSCoV2 / #COVID19 Pandemic!

Our new 2019 book is out!!


Clinical Considerations and Exposure Evaluations


Check out this video discussing the 2018Healthology Symposium “where science, practice and social interests meet” providing a culminating focus for faculty, students and community partners to celebrate impactful research and scholarship that affect health outcomes. The event’s theme, “Better Upstream Health, Better Downstream Care,” reflects the needs to explore social determinants of health, the conditions in which people are born, grow, live work and age. It was an honor to be part of the expert panel: “Social Determinants of Health: National Perspective.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cf82mMZv5cc

Antibiotic resistance, the ‘post-antibiotic era’ and improving antibiotic stewardship – Nov 2015





#VaccinesMatter & #ScienceMatters NOW, more than ever! Listen in to my interview on the topic –

Rohde, R.E. Invited interview for ‘In Space on the Left’ Podcast, Vaccine Science and 15 Trillion Gallons. August 30, 2017. https://mediaflo.txstate.edu/Watch/Qz5r4P8N


Listen in to my Podcast discussion on Healthcare Associated Infections #HAIs – May 2017

Check out my Podcast on the Medical Laboratory Professionals Week #MLPW – April 2019


Listen in on my Radio Podcast interview regarding the Medical Laboratory Profession! – #Lab4Life – December 2016


Check out this video program regarding Globalization, Infectious Diseases, and those who are Saving LIves in the Shadows of #PublicHealth & #Healthcare!

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Dr. Rodney E. Rohde – #urEssential Award 2015


KXAN #Zika interview – 2016

Medical Laboratory Science – the Hidden Profession that SAVES LIVES EVERYDAY!

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(Working up MRSA isolates)                                                     (Rabies virus)

MRSA book                  Rohdes2014Mexico
(My recently published MRSA book!!)                          (My wife Bonnie, & children, Haley & Landry)