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Dr J. Jaime Caro Discusses Influence of HEOR, Public Health Amid COVID-19

J. Jaime Caro, MDCM, FACP, FRCPC, is chief scientist at Evidera, professor in practice at London School of Economics, and adjunct professor of medicine, epidemiology, and biostatistics at McGill University. Public health and economic priorities played a ...

Source: The American Journal of Managed Care
Published: 18 May 2021

Director of epidemiology and surveillance testifies in church challenge of Manitoba's public health orders

The province’s director of epidemiology and surveillance defended the way a positive case of COVID-19 is defined, during the fourth day of a constitutional challenge in the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench.

Source: CTV News
Published: 06 May 2021

Public Health (Epidemiology) MPH

The epidemiology concentration under the Public Health MPH program prepares students to study the frequency, distribution and determinants of human diseases and injuries in populations. Students gain foundational public health knowledge and competencies ...

Source: Medicine Buffalo
Published: 04 May 2021

Meet the doctor slated to become the next Sioux Falls public health director

KELOLAND News had the opportunity Monday afternoon to meet the person slated to become the next public health director for the City of Sioux Falls. In

Source: KELOLAND News
Published: 17 May 2021

4 Health Practices To Continue Post-Pandemic

The end of the pandemic is finally in sight. But that doesn’t mean we should ditch all of the new health practices.

Source: Hour Detroit Magazine
Published: 18 May 2021

An Introduction for Students and Health Professionals

Experience the eBook and associated online resources on our new Higher Education website. Now in its fourth edition, Essential Epidemiology is an engaging and accessible introduction to the foundations of epidemiology. It addresses the study of infectious ...

Source: Cambridge University Press
Published: 04 May 2021

Using Epidemiology to Foster Health Equity

Rini Jose, MPH, is a third-year PhD student in the department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University. After completing her master’s degree in public health (MPH) at Rollins School of Public Health ...

Source: Drexel University
Published: 29 Apr 2021

Study shows racial differences in personal care product use, may lead to health inequities

A large survey of women in California shows significant racial and ethnic differences in the types of personal care products women use on a daily basis. Because many personal care products contain endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) like parabens and phthalates that interfere with the body's hormones,

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 18 May 2021

Statewide public health orders to remain in place

Wyoming’s statewide COVID-19 public health orders will remain in place through the end of the month, according to the Wyoming Department of Health.

Source: The Sheridan Press
Published: 15 May 2021

Appointee for public health director wants to make Sioux Falls the country's healthiest city

Charles Chima was appointed April 23, shortly after the retirement of Jill Franken, who served in the position for a decade.

Source: Argus Leader
Published: 17 May 2021

UF Health pediatrician answers questions about importance of vaccines for kids

With vaccine eligibility continuing to expand to teenagers and likely younger children in the near future, many parents have questions about if and when their children should get the vaccine.

Source: WCJB on MSN.com
Published: 18 May 2021

CSTE Applauds Biden Administration's $7 Billion Investment to Strengthen Public Health Workforce

The (CSTE) has issued the following statement regarding today's announcement that the Biden-Harris Administration will invest $7 billion

Source: WFMZ-TV
Published: 13 May 2021

It’s OK for Connecticut to fully reopen, but individuals must make their own safety judgments, public health experts say

Experts say it's reasonable for Connecticut to reopen next week, so long as the state keeps a close on eye on its COVID-19 metrics.

Source: Hartford Courant
Published: 17 May 2021

MDHHS names Dr. Alexis Travis as senior deputy director of Public Health Administration

Dr. Alexis Travis has been chosen as the new senior deputy director for the Public Health Administration at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Source: WLNS.com
Published: 10 May 2021

Melinda Pettigrew appointed the Anna M. R. Lauder Professor of Epidemiology

Melinda Pettigrew, whose research focuses on the molecular epidemiology of respiratory tract infections and the growing public health threat of antibiotic resistance, has been appointed the Anna M. R. Lauder Professor of Epidemiology, effective Feb. 20.

Source: Yale Environment 360
Published: 27 Apr 2021

The Public Health Company Raises $8M in Seed Funding

The Public Health Company, a Goleta, Calif.-based company that offers a platform to protect businesses and communities from infectious disease, closed an $8m seed funding. Backers included Venrock ...

Source: finsmes.com
Published: 30 Apr 2021

Judith Lichtman appointed Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology

Lichtman is a professor and chair in the Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health, co-director of the Center for Neuroepidemiology and Clinical Neurological Research, and director of the Humanities, Arts, and Public ...

Source: Yale Environment 360
Published: 28 Apr 2021

TenHaken appoints city's next public health director

Chima trained as a primary care physician in Nigeria, obtained a master of science in epidemiology from the University of London and a doctor of public health degree in health services ...

Source: Argus Leader
Published: 23 Apr 2021

Wyoming public health orders to remain in place

Wyoming’s statewide COVID-19 public health orders will remain in place through the end of the month, according to the Wyoming Department of Health.

Source: Wyoming News
Published: 13 May 2021

Letter: Leave public health to the professionals, not politicians

They track up-to-the-minute health data and research by physicians and nurses qualified in the fields of epidemiology and public health. This information, coupled with reason, experience and ...

Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Published: 02 May 2021

I’m an epidemiologist. Here’s what I got wrong about covid.

Subscribe today. My research focuses on methods for doing epidemiology: how it works, why it sometimes doesn’t, and how best to use evidence to make reliable public health decisions. I’m very ...

Source: Washington Post
Published: 20 Apr 2021

Survey reveals elevated mental health problems among pregnant/postpartum women during COVID-19 pandemic

First author Archana Basu, research scientist of the Department of Epidemiology, said that the study's results indicate that public health campaigns and medical care systems should explicitly ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 21 Apr 2021

Sioux Falls announces new Public Health Director

He has a master of science in epidemiology from the University of London and a doctor of public health degree in health services organization. He has completed further training in health ...

Source: KELOLAND News
Published: 22 Apr 2021

School of Public Health Forum Discusses the Threat of Covid Variants on Vaccinated Population

Epidemiology assistant professor Michael ... in the U.S. are now fully-vaccinated — during a Harvard School of Public Health Event on Tuesday. In the forum jointly held by the School of Public ...

Source: The Harvard Crimson
Published: 21 Apr 2021

Navajo Nation health officials warn of hantavirus after first case confirmed

FARMINGTON — Navajo Nation public health officials are warning the public ... The Navajo Department of Health and Navajo Epidemiology Center reported the person is a resident of McKinley County on the Navajo Nation and contracted the disease this ...

Source: Farmington Daily Times
Published: 20 Apr 2021

Pregnant/postpartum women report higher depression, post-traumatic stress during pandemic

First author Archana Basu, research scientist of the Department of Epidemiology, said that the study's results indicate that public health campaigns and medical care systems should explicitly ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 21 Apr 2021

I'm an epidemiologist. Here's what I got wrong about COVID

My research focuses on methods for doing epidemiology: how it works, why it sometimes doesn't, and how best to use evidence to make reliable public health decisions. I'm very interested in ...

Source: Newsday
Published: 20 Apr 2021

Changing epidemiology and viral interplay of hepatitis B, C and D among injecting drug user-dominant prisoners in Taiwan

It failed to find out the change of molecular epidemiology of hepatitis B ... More effective public health policy is required to eliminate the epidemic in these high-risk groups.

Source: Nature
Published: 20 Apr 2021