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Douglas County Department of Corrections HIV Opt-In Testing Pilot Project

This project will be undertaken by the following project team: Dr. Ruth Margalit, associate professor, COPH Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health; Dr. Monirul Islam, assistant professor, COPH Department of Epidemiology; Dr. Kari Simonsen, assistant professor, COM Department of Pediatrics; Dr. Uriel Sandkovsky, assistant professor, COM Department of Internal Medicine; Dr. Mark Foxall, interim director of corrections, Douglas County Department of Corrections; Ms. Mary Earley, captain, Douglas County Department of Corrections; Dr. Adi Pour, director, Douglas County Health Department; Ms. Ann Smolsky, outreach… Continue Reading

Health Policy Short Course for Local Health Departments in Nebraska

Dr. Jim Stimpson, associate professor, COPH Department of Health Services Research and Administration; Dr. Dave Palm, administrator, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Community Health and Performance Management; and Ms. Claudine McCarthy, graduate student in the COPH Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health, are the team for this project. The UNMC COPH will partner with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services to offer a short course in health policy for public health professionals located across the state. According… Continue Reading