Public Health News & Events
We know that we affect the environment, but how does the environment affect us and
Our attention to environmental health issues is often the result of emergencies:
Zika virus outbreaks; Flint, Michigan's water crisis; Hurricane Katrina. Join us
for a series of 6 lectures by nationally recognized leaders in the field as we expand
our awareness of the ongoing impact of environmental risks on our health through a
lens focused on social justice.
Join us for a series of 6 lectures by nationally recognized leaders in the field as
we examine environmental risks to our health - particularly the disproportionate risks
borne by low-income communities and communities of color.
(Attendance is required for students registered for PBHC 631 or 632 do not register
Public Health Professors Carinne Brody and Sarah Sullivan have been selected as guest
editors for an upcoming issue of the innovative mHealth Journal!
This issue will examine how digital health interventions, such as telemedicine, email,
social media, mobile phone apps and even wearable devices, are helping improve the
health of hard-to-reach populations including those living in poverty or rural areas,
those who wish not to be found because of social stigma or fear of legal authorities
or those who are disadvantaged because they are illiterate or disabled.
Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Partnership Academy
Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the CBPR Partnership Academy is a multi-faceted training and mentoring program designed
for community-academic partnerships that demonstrated commitment and leadership in
engaging in a CBPR approach to eliminate health inequities in their communities. Learn More.
Professor Sarah Sullivan awarded Fulbright Grant Award!!
Professor Sarah Sullivan, Associate Professor, has been awarded a Fulbright grant
award to support her research ethics work in three universities in Bolivia. She will
be collaborating with the Universidad San Francisco Xavier de Chuquisaca (USFX), Universidad
Mayor de San Simón (UMSS) and Universidad Autónoma Gabriel René Moreno (UAGRM) for
several months each year over a period of three years.
The Fulbright Program, which aims to increase mutual understanding between the people
of the United States and the people of other countries, is the flagship international
educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. Funding for this award
will support Professor Sullivan’s efforts in teaching research and research ethics
classes related to the Responsible Conduct of Research, including topics on authorship,
conflicts of interest, data management, plagiarism and research misconduct.
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