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Applied Epidemiology: A new course taught by Danstan Bagenda, PhD

Danstan Bagenda, PhD

Education Highlight –Danstan Bagenda, PhD joined the UNMC Department of Epidemiology as a faculty member in 2015. Dr. Bagenda is a Uganda native with a PhD in Global Disease Epidemiology and Control from Johns Hopkins University, and a Master of Science in Biostatistics from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). He has been teaching medical students since 1989, using research methodologies to help improve the quality of patient care. Dr. Bagenda has also taught MPH classes in Public Health Nutrition, and Health Services,… Continue Reading

Theresa Tonozzi, MPH

Theresa Tonozzi, MPH

Alumni Highlight – Theresa Tonozzi, MPH Hometown: Glenwood Springs, Colorado Graduated: 2013 Master of Public Health, Environmental, Agricultural and Occupational Health Current position: I currently work for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) which is the federal agency devoted to conducting research and providing recommendations to prevent work-related injury and illness. I have been researching work-related injuries among minority populations in the U.S. I have greatly enhanced my skills in epidemiologic practices, encompassing the phases from data analysis to results dissemination. A… Continue Reading

COPH Faculty Team Supports Nebraska Medicine in Clinical Effectiveness and Efficiency

Faculty members at the College of Public Health are supporting the Nebraska Medicine’s Clinical Enterprise for the Clinical Effectiveness and Efficiency (CE2) efforts. This effort is a part of one of the UNMC strategic goals to ensure that UNMC Colleges and Institutes are optimally integrated with Nebraska Medicine in the patient care settings. This effort will help towards reducing patients’ morbidity and mortality and healthcare costs, improving patient experience and health outcomes. CE2 is multi-disciplinary team comprised of MDs, nurses, allied health professionals, administrators, industrial… Continue Reading

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