Tag Archives: students

Meet the Student Editors of the Northwestern Public Health Review

by Grace Bellinger, Margaret Walker, and Virginia Nowakowski Students of Public Health: Voices & Profiles focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. Student Voices — Words carry weight. From relaying the latest big data trends in medical research to telling refugees’ stories of struggle within the health care system, words have the power to

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A Closer Look at the Public Health Perspectives Podcast

Public Health Perspectives is a podcast series on JPHMP Direct targeted towards strengthening the future public health workforce. The show is hosted by Camelia Singletary, MPH, who has made it her mission to learn and share information about as many public health career paths as possible. She has spoken now to nearly a dozen different public health professionals and MPH

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School Health Alliance Mobile Medical Unit Is Keeping Students Healthy, Fit, and Ready to Learn

by Camelia Singletary, MPH, and Elena Vidrascu, MSc Mobile Medical Unit Background Mobile Medical Units were pioneered by the Children’s Health Fund (CHF) over 30 years ago by Paul Simon, Dr. Irwin Redlener, and Karen Redlener. The CHF was founded after several individuals took a tour of a New York City shelter and observed the poor conditions that the children

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Let Schools Be Places for Learning—Not “JUULing”

by Brian A. King, PhD, MPH The Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC) is a forum for the leaders of America’s largest metropolitan health departments to exchange strategies and jointly address issues to promote and protect the health and safety of the 55 million people they serve. Together, these public health officials directly affect the health and well-being of one in

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Call for Stories: Public Health Student Narratives

Calling Students of Public Health Are you researching an infectious disease for the betterment of population health? Experimenting with social media as a means of quickly communicating urgent public health alerts? Studying and tackling climate change as part of an internship or practicum?   Do you wish more people understood the important work you’re doing?! So do we.   That’s

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A Willingness to Try New Things Led MPH Student Zoha Anjum to a Career in Global Health

by Zoha Anjum Students of Public Health: Voices & Profiles focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. Student Voices — During my undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto, I worked with the Youth Health Action Network (YHAN) on accessibility to mental health services in post-secondary institutions. My involvement led to the publication of

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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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