The College of Public Health is gearing up for National Health IT Week, a nationwide celebration from Oct. 2-6 focusing on the benefits health information technology brings to the U.S. healthcare system. To celebrate, we're waiving the application fee for our Master of Science in Health Informatics program in October! Click here to learn more information, including how to apply.
This alumni spotlight is part of our celebration of the Temple BSN program’s 50th anniversary. Read more stories here.
Shannon Smith is a Philadelphia native who developed an appreciation for community nursing while in the BSN program at the College of Public Health. She’s followed that passion for more than two decades by working for the Philadelphia School District, starting as a school nurse.
A new study from researchers in the College of Public Health offers a new look at familiar territory for HIV researchers.
Reports on Philadelphia’s recreational water quality get an international spotlight this month. While the news isn’t all good, what it could mean for further study is significant.
Shannon McGinnis, a graduate student and research assistant in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, presented findings on Philadelphia’s creeks at the International Conference for Urban Drainage, from Sept. 11 to 15, in Prague, Czech Republic.
When Hurricane Harvey hit, two graduate students from the School of Social Work got a firsthand look at what can be achieved with a little teamwork.
The Saffran Conference is an annual program, hosted by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, where clinicians and renowned researchers from around the world explore new research topics and discuss their practical implications. Each year, up to 16 graduate students attend the two-day conference at a professional level. Through funding from private donors and the National Institutes of Health, the students receive travel accommodations and free registration, and the opportunity to present their current work.
Keith Diaz, a 2012 alumnus of the college’s doctoral program in Kinesiology, made big headlines this week for his research on the health effects of sitting for long periods of time. Diaz—now a research associate scientist at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons—was featured in articles in The New York Times, CNN, The Guardian and other news outlets for his research study which found that individuals who sit for long, uninterrupted periods of time are at greater risk of early death.
Thanks to new funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the College of Public Health’s Saffran Conference continues its tradition this month as a unique opportunity for professionals and students from around the world to discuss topics related to the cognitive neuroscience of communication disorders.
Founded in 2005, the conference is an annual two-day program hosted by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. This year’s event takes place on Sept. 15 and 16.
When Roger Ideishi sent his graduate students into the Philadelphia community more than a decade ago to identify areas of need, they found a huge gap in access for families of children with disabilities.