Category Archives: Public Health News

“Poverty, the Brain, and Mental Health”

Margaret Crotty, a member of EMHM Cohort 25, was one of the panelists that addressed this topic at a recent symposium hosted at the American Museum of Natural History.  The symposium focused on the impact that stress has on brain development, … Continue reading

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45 MINUTES TO PREVENTION: LESSONS FROM CUBA

ABOUT In America, health care access continues to be a rising problem. What were once concerns about disease prevention and health care quality are now debates about government-run programs. With the health of an entire nation in jeopardy, a team … Continue reading

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Cholera Epidemic in Haiti

CHOLERA IN HAITI PHOTO/CNN Haiti – A cholera outbreak just north of Port-au-Prince has resulted severe dehydration and death. According to CNN, the U.N. humanitarian spokesperson, Imogen Wall, has reported that laboratory test have confirmed at least 138 have died … Continue reading

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Kate Woods ’11 Publishes in APHA News & Views

Kate Woods, Executive MPH Class of 2011 publishes an article titled Access to Quality Early Education Needed.  This piece found in APHA’s News & Views centers on the importance of quality early learning experiences and environments as a public health issue. … Continue reading

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Suozzi Honors Gianelli

Arthur A. Gianelli (EMPH 2008), President/CEO of the Nassau Health Care Corporation, recently received a special tribute by Nassau County Executive Suozzi and the Nassau County Office of Minority Affairs for his commitment to expanding opportunities to minorities and women … Continue reading

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Army College Adds EMR Systems to the Syllabus

From the DoD, an interesting piece on EMR Systems: They are the Geek Squad in camouflage, without the comical Volkswagens and black ties. They are soldiers and civilians who comprise the Army’s Combat Service Support Automation Management Office (CSSAMO) and … Continue reading

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NYT: Health Care Now

By PAUL KRUGMAN Op-Ed Columnist The whole world is in recession. But the United States is the only wealthy country in which the economic catastrophe will also be a health care catastrophe – in which millions of people will lose … Continue reading

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Daschle, Paterson Health News

The New York Times has an editorial praising President-Elect Obama picking ‘the right man to stage manage his health care reforms as secretary of health and human services and as health czar at the White House,’ but question how they plan on … Continue reading

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