Tag Archives: Erika Martin

I-Generation and the Use of Social Media to Help Dispel Misconceptions about Vaccines

by Harshal Shet Public Health Commentaries by Students is the result of a classroom writing assignment by Dr. Erika Martin at the University at Albany-SUNY who required students to write a 1,000 to 1,200 word commentary on a health-related topic of interest, explaining some of the complexities of solving the problem and offering recommendations. Four commentaries have been selected for publication on JPHMP Direct. Other

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Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Integrating Routine Screening into Primary Care

by Gina Tan Public Health Commentaries by Students is the result of a classroom writing assignment by Dr. Erika Martin at the University at Albany-SUNY who required students to write a 1,000 to 1,200 word commentary on a health-related topic of interest, explaining some of the complexities of solving the problem and offering recommendations. Four commentaries have been selected for publication on JPHMP Direct. Other

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Designing University Writing Assignments to Foster Interest in Public Health Issues and Build Professional Skills

There is a documented decline in the US public health workforce, from 220 per 100,000 population in 1980 to 158 workers per 100,000 population in 2000. It is estimated that nearly 740,000 additional public health workers are needed to get back to the 200 workers per 100,000 population by 2020. Yet we are at a time when public health is

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