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Category: Vol. 5. / Is. 07, Dec 2015

The HALO “Healing and Loving Ourselves” Project

Public Health Community Advisory- The HALO “Healing and Loving Ourselves” Project: An Academic-Community Partnership to Eradicate Racial/Ethnic and Gender Disparities Racial/ethnic and gender disparities persist across a myriad of health outcomes nationwide. African American (AA) women are disproportionately burdened by such disparities including but not limited to increased risks for maternal/infant mortality, unintended pregnancies, STDs […]

Dec 30, 2015

Rural Futures Institute Awarded RHEN a Teaching and Engagement Grant

Education Highlight – In 2015, the Rural Futures Institute awarded RHEN a Teaching and Engagement grant to develop Rural Interprofessional UNMC Student Rotations. This collaborative initiative will bring together students from the UNMC College of Dentistry, College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, College of Public Health, and the College of Allied Health […]

Dec 30, 2015

Christopher Brown, MPH

Alumni Highlight – Christopher Brown, MPH in Biostatistics and Epidemiology, 2010 Hometown: Louisville, KY Current Position: I work in the Office of Emergency Management and Preparedness at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the federal agency within the U.S. Department of Labor that is responsible for ensuring safe and healthful working conditions for America’s […]

Dec 30, 2015

Fall 2015 Graduates

COPH Notable Mentions – In the Fall 2015 semester, the following students fulfilled the requirements for the College of Public Health Certificate in Public Health, College of Public Health Certificate in Emergency Preparedness, College of Public Health Master of Public Health and the College of Public Health Doctor of Philosophy. Congratulations to all these graduating […]

Dec 30, 2015