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Two epidemiology grads reflect on how UB training helped them excel

This spring, the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health in the School of Public Health and Health Professions will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding in 1919 as the Department of Hygiene and Public Health. Over the course of the ...

Source: University at Buffalo
Published: 05 Feb 2019

New state health officer bringing proactive approach to role

In 1994, she was founding director for what is now the Bureau for Public Health’s Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and later directed state emergency preparedness efforts. From 2002 ...

Source: West Virginia MetroNews
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Rollins Foundation gift to Emory advances public health

Curran, dean of the Rollins School of Public Health and professor of epidemiology. “The facilities we have built thanks to the Rollins family are widely considered to be among the very best at any school of public health in the country and have proven ...

Source: Emory News Center
Published: 13 Feb 2019

Louisiana Department of Health encourages doctors to be alert to measles cases

Any suspected cases should be reported to the Office of Public Health Infectious Disease Epidemiology Hotline at 1-800-256-2748 to coordinate laboratory testing. Also, educate patients on the importance of washing their hands, avoiding touching infected ...

Source: KLFY News 10
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Doctors should be on the alert for measles: La. Dept. of Health

Healthcare providers should report any suspected cases to the Office of Public Health Infectious Disease Epidemiology Hotline at 1-800-256-2748 to coordinate lab testing. Symptoms can include high fever, cough, runny nose and red, watery eyes. Patients ...

Source: NOLA.com
Published: 15 Feb 2019

New state health officer named

In 1994, Slemp began working for DHHR in the Bureau for Public Health as the founding director of what is now the Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, before directing the state's emergency preparedness efforts. From 2002 through 2011, she served ...

Source: The Register-Herald
Published: 09 Feb 2019

Salt Lake County opens new downtown public health center

It provides the familiar public health services, including WIC, immunizations, vital records, clinics for sexually transmitted disease and tuberculosis, epidemiology services, plus a new primary care facility operated by Community Health Centers Inc ...

Source: Deseret News
Published: 07 Feb 2019

Public health researchers recommend reevaluating approach amid declining US life expectancy

Curran, MD, dean and professor of epidemiology at the Rollins School of Public Health. "We have to understand how all of these additional important factors—socio-economic and political ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 12 Feb 2019

In Aiming to Prevent Suicide, Facebook Faces Criticism From Public Health Sector

Barnett, PhD, assistant professor of biostatistics in the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics at the ... clinical research, and public health.” Drs Torous and Barnett argue that in the interest of transparency in clinical research ...

Source: psychiatryadvisor.com
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Duterte urges public: Get kids vaccinated

Calabarzon is among regions hardest hit by the outbreak, with 1,645 cases including 40 deaths from Jan. 1 to Feb. 14, according to the DOH-Regional Epidemiology ... public awareness and education, vaccination and taking care of measles patients in health ...

Source: philstar.com
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Do we have an epidemic? Enhancing disease surveillance using a health information exchange

Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI is known for its expertise in biostatistics, epidemiology, cancer research, community health, environmental public health, health policy and health administration. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 11 Feb 2019

Tracking HIV’s Ever-Evolving Genome in Effort to Prioritize Public Health Resources

Now Wertheim is working with the CDC and public health departments in Chicago, New York City and Houston to employ this same molecular epidemiology approach to identify local groups at highest risk for HIV, and greatest need for intervention and support.

Source: health.ucsd.edu
Published: 11 Feb 2019

UB postdoc helps debut public health podcast

A UB researcher helped the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) break new ground by appearing on the organization’s inaugural public health podcast. The podcast is called “Epidemiology Counts,” and new episodes will air every month. Hailey Banack ...

Source: University at Buffalo
Published: 08 Feb 2019

‘Dying Healthy Can Be a Worthy Public Health Goal’

associate professor of epidemiology and codirector of the Psychiatric Epidemiology Training Program at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, detailed how unexpected loss can lead to symptoms such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Source: Boston University
Published: 13 Feb 2019

Precision epidemiology for infectious disease control

leading to potential improvements in the design and implementation of population-level public health interventions. In this Perspective, we outline several trends that are driving the development of precision epidemiology of infectious disease and their ...

Source: Nature
Published: 06 Feb 2019

Slemp named permanent state health officer

Slemp began working for the DHHR in 1994 as the founding director of what is now the Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, according to the release. From 2002 to 2011, she served as the Bureau for Public Health's acting state health officer.

Source: Charleston Daily Mail
Published: 09 Feb 2019

Delhi State Health Mission Recruitment 2019 for 59 Accounts Assistant and Other Posts

... Masters in Health Informatics (MBA health informatics) / Masters in epidemiology (MPH epidemiology). M&E Officer- MBBS and at least 3 years experience in the field of monitoring & evaluation of public health programme. (Retired govt./Public Sector ...

Source: jagranjosh.com
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Slemp moves from interim to permanent W.Va. Health Officer

A permanent State Health Officer and Commissioner of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources’s Bureau for Public Health ... of Infectious Disease Epidemiology and subsequently ...

Source: West Virginia MetroNews
Published: 08 Feb 2019

Public Health event explores role of public health in violent conflict

Kaveh Khoshnood, an epidemiology associate professor from Yale University, gave a presentation called “The Role of Public Health in Prevention of Violent Conflict,” which examined how public health education can be transformed to give students the ...

Source: The Triangle
Published: 08 Feb 2019

Protect Your Heart: Connecting the Dots Between Maternal Health and Heart Health

Pregnancy is sometimes described as a “window to future cardiovascular health ... Medicine and Chief of the Division of Epidemiology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and a Public Voices Fellow through The OpEd Project.

Source: Ms.
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Retail Marijuana Public Health Advisory releases new data

25-1.5-110, C.R.S. requires the Retail Marijuana Public Health Advisory Committee to monitor emerging science and medical information about marijuana use and report its findings every other year. The committee includes experts in drug epidemiology ...

Source: TheMountainMail.com
Published: 13 Feb 2019

Dept. of Public Health hosts tickborne disease prevention poster contest

Entries must be postmarked by March 15 and mailed to Tori Amburgey (Poster Contest), Kentucky Department for Public Health, 275 E. Main Street, Division of Epidemiology and Health Planning HS2E, Frankfort, KY 40621. A completed entry form must be taped or ...

Source: The Times-Tribune
Published: 07 Feb 2019

DPH hosts tick borne disease prevention poster contest sponsored by NKY Health department

Entries must be postmarked by March 15th, 2019 and mailed to Tori Amburgey (Poster Contest), Kentucky Department for Public Health, 275 E. Main Street, Division of Epidemiology and Health Planning HS2E, Frankfort, KY 40621. A completed entry form must be ...

Source: NKyTribune
Published: 05 Feb 2019

Mental Health Egg on Instagram

Well that is one way to get the public’s attention about mental health issues! On January 18th a mysterious ... A study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology found statistical significance between Facebook usage and compromised wellbeing.

Source: thetreatmentspecialist.com
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Health experts urge Baker to rescind Weymouth compressor permit

These assessments are contained in a new report authored by eight experts in areas like public health, cancer epidemiology, and disaster preparedness. The report, which is being released Thursday in connection with a rally outside Baker's office ...

Source: Wicked Local Braintree
Published: 07 Feb 2019

Diversified Search Finds Inaugural Dean for Lehigh’s College of Health

Related: Harris Search Taps Dean for University of Toledo College of Law A widely respected leader in public health ... of academics and researchers—with interests including health economics, epidemiology and biostatistics, among others—that works ...

Source: Hunt Scanlon Media
Published: 11 Feb 2019

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH EPIDEMIOLOGY

EPI 201 Outbreak Investigation and Response (5) I&S/NW, QSR J. BASEMAN Provides an introduction to infectious disease outbreaks of both domestic and global significance. Students learn about outbreak detection, investigation and response activities and ...

Source: University of Washington
Published: 02 Feb 2019

Public Health Epidemiology Graduate Programs

Public health epidemiology graduate programs are usually offered as master's or doctoral degree programs in public health with a concentration in epidemiology. These degree programs are typically research-based, include hands-on learning experiences and ...

Source: study.com
Published: 30 Jan 2019