News tagged with public education

Making schools a healthier place

Nearly one of every three U.S. children is overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control, a rate that has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years.

Jun 30, 2014
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Rising role seen for health education specialists

(HealthDay)—A health education specialist can help family practices implement quality improvement projects with limited additional financial resources, according to an article published in the March/April ...

Apr 24, 2014
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High marks for Columbia's new public health curriculum

A fully re-envisioned Master of Public Health program was launched by Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health in the fall of 2012, ushering in the most sweeping changes in public health education ...

Nov 14, 2013
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Living in disordered neighborhoods gets under the skin

Living in a violence-plagued neighborhood may cause such great stress that a person's gene expression may be altered. These are the findings of Katherine Theall, Stacy Drury and an interdisciplinary team of Tulane University ...

Nov 13, 2013
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Online, on site, in the field

Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) Dean Julio Frenk unveiled a new vision for public health education Friday, one that blends online, in-person, and in-the-field learning into a "modular" experience that ...

Nov 06, 2013
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