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An illustration of many spherical coronavirus microbes floating through the air.
February 8, 2023
Why are diseases like COVID-19 so hard to treat, and how do viruses mutate? Learn why viruses mutate and how COVID-19 epidemiology has advanced public health.
A person uses a seatbelt in a car.
January 23, 2023
What is public health advocacy? Discover the role of leadership in public health and how developing and implementing policies improves health outcomes for all.
A physician has a discussion with a patient.
January 19, 2023
Ethics in health care have been a foundational aspect of the profession since ancient history. Discover why ethics is important in healthcare professions.
A TV newscaster reports live breaking news as part of a disaster communication plan.
January 18, 2023
It is important to know when and how to relay information quickly and accurately during a crisis. Learn about developing a disaster communication plan.
A medical professional conducts a telehealth visit with a patient.
January 17, 2023
Rural areas face unique challenges in regard to healthcare access. Learn about the barriers and strategies for how to improve health care in rural areas.
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.