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Category: Vol. 6 / Is. 07, Oct 2016

Ebola and Beyond: High-Level Biocontainment for Healthcare Facilities MOOC

Education Highlight – The University of Nebraska Medical Center’s (UNMC) College of Public Health launched a massive open online course (MOOC), Ebola and Beyond: High-Level Biocontainment for Healthcare Facilities. During the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, UNMC along with their clinical partner Nebraska Medicine was recognized as a national asset based on their “gold […]

Oct 30, 2016

Moses New-Aaron

Student Highlight: Moses New-Aaron Hometown/Country: Ponyon, Kogi State, Nigeria. Degree Program/Concentration: Master of Public Health, Biostatistics Concentration  What brought you to the field of public health? After College, I received training from the United States President ‘s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) for logistics management of HIV/AIDS commodities and in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) […]

Oct 30, 2016

The 2016 Public Health Association of Nebraska (PHAN) Annual Conference

Public Health Practice – The 2016 Public Health Association of Nebraska (PHAN) Annual Conference was held in Lincoln, NE September 29 and 30. The theme of this year’s conference was Creating a Healthy Nebraska  – One Vision, Many Voices.  With over 250 participants the 2016 conference was the largest ever. UNMC COPH was well represented […]

Oct 30, 2016

COPH Notable Mentions

COPH mourns the recent loss of one of our own. Ms. Jackie Hill was a tremendous champion of public health – not just as a professional but also in her personal life which was dedicated to educating women in the prevention of breast cancer. More information about Jackie and her remarkable life can be found […]

Oct 30, 2016