Topic: Public health

University to establish new Master’s of Science in Global Public Health

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University to establish new Master’s of Science in Global Public Health

October 17, 2017 0 comments

A motion to establish a new master’s degree program in global public health was passed at a University faculty meeting Oct. 3.

Students collaborate at convention for progressive healthcare technologies

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Students collaborate at convention for progressive healthcare technologies

September 17, 2017 0 comments

A buzz of innovation and activity characterized this year’s Brown Hack Health.

University selects new School of Public Health dean

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University selects new School of Public Health dean

September 12, 2017 0 comments

Bess Marcus, founder of the University of California at San Diego’s Institute for Public Health, was named the next dean of the School of Public Health.

Findings from a new study indicate that the likelihood for women who live near major highways to have hypertension is 23 percent higher than the likelihood for women who do not live in such areas.

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Blood pressure runs high near major roadways

October 8, 2014 3 comments

Postmenopausal women who live close to major roadways may suffer from high blood pressure more than do women in less-trafficked areas.

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U. researchers collaborate with Miriam Hospital to expand HIV research

September 17, 2014 0 comments

HIV research and prevention is an ever-changing field, and Miriam Hospital is helping lead a grant to develop innovative ways to deliver HIV-fighting drugs.

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U. to establish behavioral and social health PhD program

November 6, 2013 0 comments

The program will depend on current public health faculty members and will include up to 16 students.

Public health program undergoes name change, curricular updates

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Public health program undergoes name change, curricular updates

October 22, 2013 0 comments

The concentration’s renaming came partially in response to student concerns about job prospects.

Former U.S. Surgeon General talks public health

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Former U.S. Surgeon General talks public health

April 22, 2013 0 comments

The 14th annual Barnes Lecture speaker discussed the relationship between science and politics.

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Proposal reimagines community health degree

April 12, 2013 0 comments

Two new proposed requirements and a name change would go into effect in fall 2014.

Music mixer promotes health efforts abroad

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Music mixer promotes health efforts abroad

April 8, 2013 1 comment

The MED organization recruited and informed students at a karaoke event.