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Agricultural Health and Safety Course Strives to Reduce the Burden of Ag Illness and Injury

Education Highlight – From agricultural aerosols to zoonotic diseases, the COPH Agricultural Health and Safety Course (ENV 902/CPH619) presents topics that cover the extensive health and safety risks faced by agricultural workers. This 3-credit course will be held July 12-15, 2016 during the second five-week summer session, with continuing education credits offered.  The course curriculum is designed for public health and health professions students, health care providers, safety professionals, and others concerned with reducing injury and illness in agricultural workers.  In addition to classroom learning,… Continue Reading

Tai Hoang

Student Highlight –  Tai Hoang Hometown/Country: Dalat (The City of Flowers), Vietnam Degree Program/Concentration: Master of Public Health, Environmental, and Occupational Health Sciences concentration What brought you to the field of public health? My interest to pursue a career in public health stems from my involvement in community service and an internship project through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). During my undergraduate career at Creighton University, I participated in immersive community service trips and an internship project, both working specifically with the… Continue Reading

Practical Playbook – A Stepping Stone in the Transformation of Health

Public Health Practice – Advancing collaboration between public health and primary care to improve population health was the topic addressed by Dr. Don Bradley, MD, MHS-CL, a featured speaker at the 2015 Public Health Association of Nebraska (PHAN) annual meeting held in Kearney Nebraska. Dr. Bradley holds a position as an Associate Consulting Professor in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Duke and serves as Director for The Practical Playbook. Dr. Bradley described the vision of the Practical Playbook organization as public health… Continue Reading