Global health experience transports M.P.H. student out of her comfort zone

Angela Russo’s work as a medical technologist in a hospital laboratory of NCH Healthcare System in Naples, FL, sparked her interest in epidemiology and infection control. That motivated her to broaden her career opportunities by enrolling in Des Moines University’s …

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Journal confirms two DMU M.P.H. students “Rocked Public Health in 2019”

Students in Des Moines University’s master of public health (M.P.H.) program often make important, high-impact contributions to the health of communities and populations through their internships and capstone projects. This week, two of those students, Jennifer Bender and Aubrey Massmann, …

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A Public Health Perspective on Vaping, E-Cigarettes and the Acute Lung Injury Outbreak

Health risks associated with vaping and e cigarette products have captured the public’s attention as increases in acute lung injury and illness have been reported. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have reported 1,080 confirmed and probable cases in 48 states …

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Student explores link between climate change and cardiovascular health

Harikrishna “Kris” Halaharvi, D.O.’21, M.P.H.’23, completed an eight-week internship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA, during July and August 2019.  He was selected to participate in this internship as part of the DMU Department …

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