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Category: Vol. 7/ Is. 06, Sep 2017

Public Health Association of Nebraska (PHAN) Annual Conference

Public Health Practice – The 2017 Public Health Association of Nebraska (PHAN) annual conference was held on September 21 and 22 in Lincoln, NE. This year’s theme was Public Health 150: Opportunities for Innovation, Advocacy, and Action. Over 20 students, staff, and faculty from UNMC COPH attended the conference. Abby Hughes, MPH student, described it […]

Sep 29, 2017

Nada Alnaji

Student Highlight: Nada Alnaji Hometown: Qatif, Saudi Arabia Degree Program/Concentration: Ph.D. in Epidemiology What brought you to the field of public health? I started my career in clinical medicine then I realized that public health has a bigger impact when it comes to solving global health problems, especially the ones related to minorities and for […]

Sep 29, 2017

Nada Alnaji

UNMC Students Respond to Hurricane Harvey

Public Health Practice – When Hurricane Harvey hit, and distress calls overwhelmed the 911 call system in Houston, the UNMC student response team jumped into action and was activated through their global partners at the Standby Task Force. The student’s role was to “mine” social media coming in from the affected area, and to record […]

Sep 29, 2017

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COPH Notable Mentions

COPH Notable Mentions – In the Summer 2017 semester, the following students fulfilled the requirements for Certificate in Emergency Preparedness, Master of Public Health, and Doctor of Philosophy. Congratulations to all these graduating students, and best wishes to them in their chosen Public Health professions! Certificate in Emergency Preparedness Jocelyn Herstein Master of Public Health Graduates […]

Sep 29, 2017