Category Archives: Public Health

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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Celebrate National Public Health Week 2012, April 2-8

Monday, April 2nd marks the beginning of National Public Health Week (NPHW), spearheaded by the American Public Health Association. This year’s theme is A Healthier America Begins Today: Join the Movement. The aim is to encourage Americans to take preventive … Continue reading

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My Road to Public Health

Hi readers! Just thought I would take some time to introduce myself. I was so excited to get that first blog post out regarding contraception, because the more news that came out about limiting women’s rights and access to care, … Continue reading

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Contraception: Not Just a Women’s Issue

In honor of Women’s History Month, I am dedicating my first blog post to contraception, a hot topic in the media and in the presidential race, with far reaching effects for both men and women. Employers have the right to … Continue reading

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30 Instructional YouTube Videos on Public Health Awareness

If public health is the science and art of protecting and improving the health of communities through education, promotion of healthy lifestyles and research for disease and injury prevention, then what better way to promote public health than through public-access … Continue reading

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15 Stunning Public Health Infographics

The field of public health is full interesting challenges. At home and abroad, public health issues are becoming increasingly important. We know that our policies have bearing on our health, and our choices can impact our health. Additionally, we also … Continue reading

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Top 50 International Health Experts Worth Following on Twitter

One of the great things about technology, and the Internet, is that it is possible to make connections with truly amazing people. If you are interested in public health, you can find out more online. Social media websites allow you … Continue reading

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20 Public Health Experts Worth Knowing

If you crave a job overseas as a public health practitioner, you have plenty of folks you can use as guiding lights. The following list of 20 public health experts worth knowing all have traveled in their jobs, some to … Continue reading

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Top 50 Public Health News Sites

When it comes to public health, it is important to make sure you have access to the best information. Technology makes it easy to keep up with the latest public health information, warnings and more. With the help of the … Continue reading

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