Tag Archives: Michelle Haberstroh

Students of Public Health: Learning to Prioritize Responsibilities

by Michelle Haberstroh Students of Public Health: Voices & Profiles focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. Student Voices — In the third grade, I began living with my grandparents. Prior to this, I attended school irregularly, and even after I started living with them, I consistently struggled to complete homework and did poorly

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Doing Good Deeds Using Applied Epidemiologic Methods: Spotlight on Dr. Benedict I. Truman

by Michelle Haberstroh “I aspired to a career as an international civil servant practicing global public health and preventive medicine as an employee of the World Health Organization (WHO).”  This month, the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice spotlights editorial board member Dr. Benedict I. Truman. Dr. Truman is the Associate Director for Science (ADS) in the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral

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Are You Being Exposed to Lead Poisons in Your Own Home?

by Michelle Haberstroh As a graduate student studying public health, I have always been interested in the role the environment plays in impacting health, yet I still wound up living in a home with lead-based paint. When I moved into a nice duplex here in Illinois two years ago, my landlords had the lease in hand, and rather than read

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Examining the Effectiveness of Year-Round School Calendars : An Interview with Dr. Robert Hahn

by Michelle Haberstroh As part of my internship with JPHMP Direct, I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Robert Hahn, one of the authors of a systematic review published ahead-of-print in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. A PDF of the article, “Examining the Effectiveness of Year-Round School Calendars on Improving Educational Attainment Outcomes Within the Context of

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Intern Michelle Haberstroh Joins JPHMP Direct

  Please help us welcome Michelle Haberstroh to JPHMP Direct. Michelle is a graduate student at University of Illinois Springfield who will be lending a hand with various communications efforts this semester.  JPHMP Direct: Welcome, Michelle. Tell us about your interest in public health. What experiences influenced your career path? Michelle Haberstroh: My interest in public health sparked relatively recently. However,

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