National Public Health Week 2014 is fast approaching! Please mark your calendars for April 7-11 for this year’s celebration of Public Health. This year’s theme – Public Health: Start Here – focuses on guiding communities through the evolving public health system. This is the fourth year the COPH Student Association will coordinate campus and community events in an effort to raise awareness about the critical role public health and prevention play in keeping communities healthy. This year’s activities include: Thursday, April 4: Outreach event with… Continue Reading
Thursday, October 3, 2013 the Student Association hosted it’s first semester Dean’s Forum. Interim Dean, Jane Meza, was joined by CoPH faculty, Dr. Terry Huang, Dr. Mohammad Siahpush, Dr. Amr Soliman, and Dr. Dave Palm, for a panel discussion about research and collaboration in public health. For those unable to attend, the presentation was recorded and archived, and can be accessed here: Fall 2013 Dean’s Forum.
The Public Health Association of Nebraska (PHAN) is hosting their annual conference October 10-11, 2013. The conference, to be held in Grand Island, NE, is an excellent opportunity for students to learn about public health in Nebraska and network with Nebraska’s public health workforce in a low-risk, more relaxed setting. Both the agenda and registration forms can be found at the end of this post. Students are highly encouraged to attend, and may be able to attend at reduced cost! PHAN has hotel rooms available… Continue Reading