ASPPH Data Center Visits Pittsburgh

Last Thursday, ASPPH Data Center staff visited the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, meeting with administrators, staff, and the university-wide Tableau business intelligence user group. The consultation focused on upcoming ASPPH Annual Data Reporting, ASPPH resources for diversity studies, using the ASPPH Data Center Portal for admissions and careers services strategizing, and how ASPPH is cultivating a data culture among our membership. 

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Public Health Reports: Naming Institutionalized Racism in the Public Health Literature: A Systematic Literature Review

In a recent article in Public Health Reports, Dr. Rachel Hardeman, Ms. Katy Murphy, Ms. J’Mag Karbeah, and Dr. Katy Backes Kozhimannil of University of Minnesota School of Public Health reviewed the contemporary peer-reviewed public health literature from 2002 - 2015 to determine whether the concept of institutionalized racism was named (ie, explicitly mentioned) in the articles.

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This Is Public Health Book Club

This Is Public Health announces a Book Club! You can join the public group on GoodReads and vote on the first summer read. All discussions will be hosted virtually through the #TIPHChat platform or on GoodReads.

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ASPPH Presents Webinar, Student Services Spotlight: Conversations about Orientation

Mark your calendar and register for the next ASPPH Presents webinar on Monday, April 23, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern, ASPPH Presents, Student Services Spotlight: Conversations about Orientation. Over time, orientation programs can become repetitive, yet the curriculum and services offered on campus are in constant change. Webinar participants will learn about new orientation strategies being implemented at peer institutions and have the opportunity to ask questions about the admissions to enrollment journey. Visit the event page to learn more and to register.

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ASPPH Participates in Delta Omega Day of Service

ASPPH volunteered with Animal Welfare League of Arlington and House of Ruth in Washington, DC last week to promote the sixth annual Delta Omega Day of Service, which connects members through chapter events and service activities during National Public Health Week. The Delta Omega Honorary Society, founded in 1924 to recognize outstanding achievement in public health, hosted the inaugural Delta Omega Day of Service in 2012. For more information, see

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TIPH Attends USA Science & Engineering Festival

The This Is Public Health team attended the USA Science & Engineering Festival April 6-8 in Washington, DC. At the STEM-focused festival, we hosted three interactive activities including: “Exercise for a Prize”, a public health trivia game, and microscope slides, to promote the message of public health.

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This Is Public Health Roadshow – 2018

This past week, members of the ASPPH/This Is Public Health team were in West Virginia spread the word about public health. This trip, held during National Public Health Week, was the second annual TIPH Roadshow. The team promoted education and career opportunities, as well as healthy behaviors, to PK-16 students and community members. 

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National Public Health Week 2018

National Public Health Week (NPHW) was this week. ASPPH members joined APHA to celebrate the evolving public health system and the importance of public health.

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