Less Vaccination = More Disease

A long-time tenant of public health has been vaccination. Prior to vaccination, diseases like smallpox, measles, polio, and more ran rampant and led to very expensive and devestaing public health crises. The first attempts to protect against smallpox, a disease that has been wiped out due to a global vaccination campaign was a process known…

Prospective Students Day for HBHE

Last Saturday I participated on a panel of students for Prospective Students Day.  We were four students from HBHE, asked to speak in front of a group of about 70 students. Each of these students was coming to see if the HBHE program at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is a proper…

SPH Annual Poster Session / Speed Dating Last Friday!

So I have never actually been speed dating, but I believe this past Friday’s SPH Poster Session was a similar experience. It’s chaotic with lots of new faces, lots to talk about, and little time to convey everything you want to! Maybe you’re even seeing people you sort of know or recognize…waving at others from…

An ELEGANT way to support those impacted by cancer!

During my summer internship at the Cancer Support Community (CSC) of Greater Ann Arbor, I got involved in their latest initiative, The Brides Project. Based on a similar organization in Toronto, Canada, The Brides Project (TBP) is a non-profit run by volunteers dedicated to raising funds for the programs of the CSC through the resale of…