Category Archives: the field

New job announcement!

Nice start to my Monday morning: The first email I see shares a new full-time job opportunity that could just be ideal for one of our CWU Public Health grads. As always, I’m reminded of the breadth of work settings … Continue reading

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Public Health Thank You Day – Monday Nov 21!

Think you owe something to public health? Go ahead and thank a public health person! November 21 is Public Health Thank You Day. Click here to learn a few reasons why we might want to recognize the work of public … Continue reading

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New positions and training opportunities

Been out in the field for a year or two? Maybe even have a master’s? Enjoy working with children and families? Interested in a move to the Southwest? Take a look at the announcement for a Case Manager position in … Continue reading

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Happy May – and some current PH thinking!

How about a few words on political apathy and public health issues – straight from Georges Benjamin, the current Executive Director of APHA? Next up – a quick (3-minute) video on Healthier Washington, with key policymakers discussing an important pilot … Continue reading

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Terrific CDC Resource – State-specific Prevention Status Reports!

Wow! Just received word about an excellent resource in the CDC Weekly Digest Bulletin email: the Prevention Status Reports for 2015. Take a look and consider how local public health folks – and public health students – might use these … Continue reading

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Thinking about where your public health degree will take you?

The APHA just alerted its email subscribers to this well-written blog post encouraging undergraduate students to consider a career in governmental public health. Read it and get your “hmmm…. maybe!” juices flowing.

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The State of Public Health 2016 – CDC Director Tom Frieden’s annual new year address

Click here to read about public health priorities for our new year, from the national perspective.

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New opportunities, new students, and new season!

The afternoon has flown by, with several meetings with new majors, both in our population health specialization and pre-nursing. Very exciting! Now as I look out my office window and get ready to go home it certainly is starting to … Continue reading

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Take a look at our new Employment Resources page!

Enough said. Have a minute? Visit this new part of our blog right now!

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Who is Public Health? WE are!

Congratulations to our 2015 graduates and good summer wishes to all those who’ll continue on with us in the fall. Take a look at this great blog post by folks at the Prevention Institute (PI), sharing inspiring thoughts about the … Continue reading

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