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A group of protestors holding anti-gun-violence signs.
August 11, 2022
Gun violence — injuries and deaths by firearms — is on the rise in the U.S. Learn what it means to understand gun violence as a public health issue today.
A public health professional presents to colleagues.
December 1, 2022
How do you choose between a DrPH vs. a PhD in public health? Explore these two advanced degrees’ differences in curriculum, length, and career trajectories.
Three emergency preparedness coordinators strategize in an office.
November 23, 2022
How do communities prepare for disasters? Explore the role of an emergency disaster coordinator and the skills and education needed to thrive in the position.
A health services manager interacts with a colleague.
November 16, 2022
Working in health care can be rewarding in many ways. Medical professionals have meaningful jobs, as they care for patients and their families, contribute to groundbreaking research, and help boost the economy.
A public health leader speaks in a meeting
November 15, 2022
What characterizes leadership in public health? Explore how the leadership qualities of vision, values, and influence apply in public health contexts.
A group of healthcare administrators gather at a conference table.
November 14, 2022
What is healthcare marketing? Learn more about the numerous ways healthcare facilities market themselves to attract new patients and retain current ones.
A nurse assists patients seated in a healthcare facility corridor.
November 11, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic greatly exacerbated existing hospital staff shortages. Learn strategies hospitals can use to keep and attract staff for the future.
Cars line up on a road near a sign reading, “Hurricane Evacuation Route.”
November 9, 2022
What does it take to launch a disaster operations specialist career? Explore the disaster operations specialist salary and job duties, and how to become one.
A graphic of a man and a woman looking at a pie chart with a large arrow behind it
August 18, 2022
Data-driven decision-making is changing health care. Learn how healthcare leaders use data analytics to improve patient outcomes and reduce operating costs.
Steps and tips for creating a disaster recovery plan
August 17, 2022
Implementing a disaster recovery plan (DRP) is key to preventing damage from future disasters and — most importantly — saving lives. View the infographic.