Category Archives: Students of Public Health

Med Student Explores the Connection Between Physical Healing and Spirituality

by Quincy Banks Students of Public Health: Voices & Profiles focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. STUDENT VOICES — Medical school has progressed nicely, but there came a time to do research, and I had no idea as to what my research project should be. Nothing seemed to catch or keep my attention.

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Planting Seeds for the Future of Tanzania

by Rae Lynn Mitchell Students of Public Health: Voices & Profiles focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. STUDENT PROFILES–In a small town mainly comprised of houses made of mud and tin, Texas A&M University School of Public Health graduate Jill Jahns spent eight months without running water, speaking a language she had started

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Environmental Health Student at Univ. of California, Irvine, Urges Others to Enter Public Health

by Tuan D. Tran Students of Public Health: Voices & Profiles focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. STUDENT VOICES — I see no better time to learn and work in the field of public health than NOW. Critical health and environmental issues such as over-population, rapid depletion of natural resources, global warming, and

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Students Who Rocked Public Health 2017

Students of Public Health: Voices & Profiles focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. In 2016, we began featuring the contributions that students of public health bring to the field in our popular monthly series of the same name, culminating in December with a year-end review of eight additional students whose projects seemed both timely and important to tackling the public

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Despite Hardships Student Connie Lafuente Pursues Career Helping Others

by Connie Lafuente Students of Public Health: Voices & Profiles focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. STUDENT VOICES — Growing up in Bolivia, I witnessed the devastation that diseases cause on individuals and family members, especially among people who are trapped in poverty. I witnessed the hardships of food insecurity, lack of access

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Med School Professor Pursues MPH in Health Services Policy and Management to Enhance His Career

by Erin Bluvas Students of Public Health focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. This series is guest edited by Johanzynn Gatewood, an MPH candidate in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Florida-Gainesville [Full bio]. STUDENT PROFILES — Sonal Mehta already has a terminal degree, but he wants to keep learning

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Promoting Health Equity Through Social Media

by Jonathan Bell Students of Public Health: Voices & Profiles focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. STUDENT VOICES — Thankfully, “health equity” is becoming a more commonly used phrase in the health care field. People are beginning to see that not everyone is granted the same resources, living environment, and privileges as the

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Arnold School of Public Health Alumna Uses Degree to Address Health Disparities as Director with Special Olympics Florida

by Erin Bluvas Students of Public Health focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. This series is guest edited by Johanzynn Gatewood, an MPH candidate in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Florida-Gainesville [Full bio]. STUDENT PROFILES — If someone had told Allison Rapp that she would earn a master’s degree

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Recent JPHMP Intern Adds Up String of Successes in Public Health Communications

Johanzynn Gatewood, a recent graduate of the MPH program at University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professionals, has been awarded a health communications fellowship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In August, she completed an extended internship with the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice where she took on a number of projects from assisting

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Third Year Medical Student at Wake Forest School of Medicine Explores the Role Human Narratives Play in Affecting Social Equity and Positive Health Outcomes

by Vaidehi Mujumdar Students of Public Health: Voices & Profiles focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. STUDENT VOICES — My interest in narrative medicine initially began with the social ingredients of my own upbringing before I even knew what the term meant. Living in diverse communities in India, California, Mississippi, and Virginia before

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