ASPPH: The Future of Public Health Teaching

Dr. Sandro Galea, professor and dean of the Boston University School of Public Health, Dr. Lisa Sullivan, associate dean for education at BUSPH, and Dr. Laura Magaña, ASPPH president and CEO, recently published a commentary in The Lancet, detailing some of the important changes needed in academic public health in order to prepare the current and future workforce.

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ASPPH Welcomes New Communications Manager

ASPPH welcomes Ms. Kate Dart as its new communications manager. Ms. Dart received a BA in English from John Carroll University and an MA in International Affairs from the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University. Prior to joining ASPPH, she worked in the external relations department at George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public health managing communications, marketing, and media.

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Who is Graduating from ASPPH Schools and Programs of Public Health?

ASPPH member Schools and Programs of Public Health awarded 21,224 degrees during the 2016-2017 school year, with 53 percent obtaining Master’s degrees and 14 percent of MPH graduates completing their degrees entirely online. You can learn more about who is graduating from schools and programs of public health by visiting the ASPPH Data Center.

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Highlight on ASPPH Member Graduation Ceremonies

As the 2018 commencement ceremonies come to a close, it is important to highlight graduation ceremonies of ASPPH-member institutions. Below are submissions from ASPPH-members describing a broad spectrum of graduation related events, ceremonies, commencement speakers, and honorary degrees.

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Delta Omega Selects Students to Present at 2018 APHA Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA

The Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health sponsors an annual Student Poster Session through the Academic Public Health Caucus during the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition each year. This year, 29 students nominated by local chapters of Delta Omega from CEPH-accredited Schools and Programs of Public Health were selected to present their scholarship and research at the APHA meeting in San Diego.

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Public Health Reports: Evaluation of a Mobile Phone App for Providing Adolescents with Sexual and Reproductive Health Information, New York City, 2013-2016

In a recent article in Public Health Reports, Ms. Allyna Steinberg, Ms. Marybec Griffin-Tomas and Mr. Alzen Whitten of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and Ms. Desiree Abu-Odeh of Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health reported on a study of the 2013 Teens in NYC mobile phone application (app), which promoted sexual and reproductive health among NYC adolescents aged 12 to 19.

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