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It’s the final day of our National Public Health Week series; today we’re discussing the Right to Health.  Do we have a responsibility as public health professionals to ensure the right to health for everyone?  If so, how do we do that and what does that look like? To learn more about National Public Health Week and Ensuring

Welcome to Day 4 of our National Public Health Week series; today we’re covering Injury and Violence Prevention.  Recent events in Parkland and March for Our Lives have called attention to the growing concern over policy inaction at the federal and state level in addressing gun violence and safety.  We discuss our thoughts on the

It’s Day 3 of National Public Health Week and we’re discussing Environmental Health!  Today we’re featuring an old fellow named Father Thames and how he has impacted the health of London for centuries. To learn more about National Public Health Week and Environmental Health, click here. Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and

Today marks Day 2 of National Public Health Week and the focus is Communicable Disease.  We’re going to talk about one of public health’s greatest achievements: the eradication of Smallpox. To learn more about National Public Health Week and Communicable Disease check out their website here. Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and

Today marks Day 1 of National Public Health Week and the focus is Behavioral Health.  Get out your Theory of Health Behavior class notes, because we’re discussing the story behind the Transtheoretical Model or Stages of Change Theory!  We’re moving you from contemplating podcast episode subscription to the action stage! To learn more about National

April 2nd is the start of National Public Health Week!  To celebrate, we’re hosting a mini-episode each day based on the daily public health theme!  As a bonus, we’re talking about the origins of quarantine! Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist. Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick

Read my lips:  no new laws without research and evidence to support them!  We discuss the history of public health advocacy, the founding of the American Public Health Association, and interview Sari Bilick from Human Impact Partners to learn about Public Health Awakened, a project focused on providing public health professionals with tools to advocate for public health

If you’re graduating from a public health program this spring, this episode is for you! Today we talk about post-graduate (undergraduate and master’s level) opportunities for people who want to get experience in public health but don’t know how to get their foot in the collective door of the field. In summary: fellowships, they’re cool.