Category Archives: Students of Public Health

Accepting Nominations for Students Who Rocked Public Health 2021

Nominations for Students Who Rocked Public Health 2021 are being now accepted through Dec. 31, 2021. Send us yours now! Guidelines All nominees must be currently enrolled students pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degree in public health or a related field. Projects may be ongoing but should have gotten underway in 2021, not before. Projects may involve groups of

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Antimicrobial Resistance in the United States, the European Union, and Canada: A Comparative Analysis of Policy Approaches and Promising Solutions

The following post is the result of a classroom writing assignment by Dr. Erika Martin at the University at Albany-SUNY who required students to write a commentary on a health-related topic of interest, explaining some of the complexities of solving the problem and offering recommendations. Here, student Alessia Caputo examines antimicrobial resistance in the US, EU, and Canada. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is becoming a

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Students Who Rocked Public Health 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic created a “new normal” in 2020 that included controversial mitigation strategies such as masking up and staying home and became the country’s primary focus, punctuated by a summer of civil unrest, peaceful (and sometimes not so peaceful) protests, and a contentious presidential election. The student projects we’ve selected this year reflect the best of 2020 as students

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Students Who Rocked Public Health: Lauren Hunter

by Lauren Hunter Last December, Lauren Hunter, a fourth-year doctoral student at the University of California Berkley School of Public Health, was listed as one of 13 Students Who Rocked Public Health in 2019 for her work in delivering sexual and reproductive health services to adolescent girls and young women in Tanzania. Here, she describes her efforts in more detail.

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Students Who Rocked Public Health: Jennifer Bender

by Jennifer Bender Last December, Jennifer Bender, an MPH student at Des Moines University, was listed as one of 13 Students Who Rocked Public Health in 2019 for helping to lead a collaboration between her hospital employer, Human Service Agency, and Boys & Girls Club to provide community education on drug misuse. Here, she describes her efforts in more detail.

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Students Who Rocked Public Health 2019: Raj P. Fadadu 

by Raj P. Fadadu  Last December, Raj P. Fadadu, a MS/MD candidate at UC Berkeley School of Public Health/UC San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine, was listed as one of 13 Students Who Rocked Public Health in 2019 for his innovative research on the relatively unexplored connection between pollution and skin health. Here, he describes his efforts in more detail. Follow

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Now Accepting Nominations for Students Who Rocked Public Health in 2020

by JPHMP Direct Nominations for Students Who Rocked Public Health 2020 are being accepted through Oct. 1. Send us yours now! Guidelines All nominees must be currently enrolled students pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degree in public health or a related field. Projects may be ongoing but should have gotten underway in 2020, not before. Projects may involve groups

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Students Who Rocked Public Health: Jaimee L. Watts-Isley

by Jaimee L. Watts-Isley, DNP APRN AGNP-C Last December, Jaimee L. Watts-Isley, a DNP candidate at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, was listed as one of 13 Students Who Rocked Public Health in 2019 for her work to identify and address issues surrounding retention and recruitment of public health nurses (PHNs) in NC local public health departments. Here,

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Students Who Rocked Public Health 2019: Christina Chandra

by Christina Chandra Last December, Christina Chandra, an MPH student in Global Epidemiology at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, was listed as one of 13 Students Who Rocked Public Health in 2019 for her work surveying and interviewing HIV care providers on mental health services integration for adults living with HIV in Bangkok, Thailand. Follow along each month as

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Students Who Rocked Public Health 2019: Cecilia Sara Alcala

by Cecilia Sara Alcala, MPH Last December, Cecilia Sara Alcala, a PhD Candidate at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, was listed as one of 13 Students Who Rocked Public Health in 2019 for her work assessing pesticide literacy of women in Suriname. Here, she describes her efforts in more detail. Follow along each month as

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