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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Author: COPH Staff

CDC Data Used to Develop a Breastfeeding Predictive Model

Research Highlight- My name is Lea Pounds, and I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Promotion at the UNMC College of Public Health. I conduct research related to breastfeeding with a focus on understanding the barriers to longer breastfeeding duration and exclusivity. Human milk provides optimum nutrition for infants and has health […]

Apr 30, 2018

Lea Pounds, PhD, MBA

April 17, 2018 – “THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM IN TURKEY: OPPORTUNITIES FOR COLLABORATION WITH ACIBADEM UNIVERSITY”

The Health Care System in Turkey: Opportunities for Collaboration with Acibadem University – Presented by College of Public Health Grand Rounds Dr. S.  Haluk ÖZSARI, MD, PhD, MS Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Management Director of the Health Policy Implementation & Research Center Director of the Center for Continuing Education & Development […]

Apr 10, 2018

Creating a Landscape of Community Population Health and Wellness Contexts for Children

Spotlight on Research at COPH – Preventive health behaviors, such as physical activity and healthful eating, are brief events that accumulate throughout the day.  Previous research and health professional practice have typically viewed sustained health behavior as an individual’s decision made frequently and habitually over time.  Strategies to promote healthy behavior have focused on developing […]

Mar 30, 2018

Dr. Brandon Grimm, Dr. Athena Ramos, Chelsey Schlechter, & Dr. David Dzewaltowski

Nirosha Rathnayake

Student Highlight: Nirosha Rathnayake Hometown: Kandy, Sri Lanka Degree and concentration: Ph.D. Biostatistics What brought you to the field of public health? I grew up in a farming family. My parents helped to provide me with opportunities that allowed me to work outside the farm environment, opening my eyes to many other careers. Since childhood, […]

Mar 30, 2018

Nirosha Rathnayake

Researchers at COPH Health Services Research and Administration Examine the Needs of Emergency Department Patients with High Utilization Patterns

Spotlight on Research at COPH – Medical care expenditures are highly concentrated in the U.S. with 5% of the population responsible for nearly half of all health care expenses. Patients with high medical utilization often have frequent emergency department visits. There is an increasing interest in studying the characteristics and underlying needs of the frequent […]

Mar 30, 2018

Dr. Hongmei Wang

April 4, 2018 – “Strengthening the Response to Alzheimer’s Through Public Health & Public Policy “

PRESENTED BY COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH’S OFFICE OF PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE Strengthening the Response to Alzheimer’s Through Public Health & Public Policy WHEN & WHERE DATE & TIME WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4TH, 2018 12 PM MAURER CENTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH AUDITORIUM ROOM 3013 Lunch will be available for the first 50 attendees. PRESENTATION LIVE STREAM INFORMATION: […]

Feb 28, 2018

Public Health Collaborations: Group from the UNMC College of Public Health visits China

Education Highlight – In November 2017, a group from UNMC’s College of Public Health (COPH) visited China to participate in the 9th Annual Symposium of the China-US Research Center for Life Sciences, which pairs UNMC investigators with peers from Chinese institutions. The Symposium was jointly initiated by UNMC and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in […]

Feb 28, 2018