Monthly Archives: April 2012

Community Residents Hold The Key to Neighborhood Improvement

On April 18, 2012, I attended the New York State Public Health Association’s Pre-Conference Workshop: “Towards Health Equity: Transforming Communities through Engagement” in Troy, NY. A presentation given by Deborah Puntenney, Ph.D., Barbara Zappia, MPA, Lauren Snyder, RN, MPA and Miguel Melendez, … Continue reading

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2012 National Health Promotion Summit, Washington, D.C.

I spent an exciting few days in Washington, D.C. last week, at the 2012 National Health Promotion Summit hosted by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) and the Association for … Continue reading

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Dive into Public Health! Here’s how…

When I received my acceptance letter to the MPH program in March 2011, I was so eager to begin, I wished classes would start right away. Unfortunately, that was not possible – I had to wait until fall. In a … Continue reading

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