Tag Archives: prevention

For Combating COVID-19, Collaboration Is Key

The COVID-19 pandemic spread to the United States during my last semester at the Boston University School of Public Health. By March of 2020, I was working full-time from my apartment at the time, taking all my classes online, and I hadn’t been outside for days. My parents in Vermont, less than 200 miles away, continued their normal lives, going

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Reflecting on the Past to Divine a Better Future for Public Health

Public health has undergone definition and redefinition in the US since the Union’s conception two centuries ago. There are plenty of definitions to go around. My favorite, hands down, comes from a CEA Winslow, the founder of the Yale School of Public Health and an eminent public health researcher in the last century. One hundred years ago this January, he

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