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New study to provide a snapshot of worldwide public toilet sanitation levels

By early next year, Heather Murphy, as assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, will have an idea of how community latrines in South Asia compare to public toilets at Temple University in terms of cleanliness and hygiene. The answer may lead the way to new public toilets that are also a resource for renewable energy.

Posted:  October 9, 2017

College Welcomes New Chair of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department

The College of Public Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Resa Jones as incoming chair and associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Jones joins the college as a seasoned leader and educator with a strong portfolio in epidemiological research who will lead the department’s pedagogical mission and development.

Posted:  October 6, 2017

Alumni Q&A: Moving the BSN program’s educational techniques into the future

This alumni spotlight is part of our celebration of the Temple BSN program’s 50th anniversary. Read more stories here.

Many Temple BSN alumni talk about how the program’s commitment to diversity shaped their career. In the case of John Duffy, a male entering the nursing field more than 30 years ago, it impacted him before he even began his education at Temple.

Posted:  October 3, 2017

Op-ed: A high-profile disagreement highlights issues of access to personal health information

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.

Posted:  September 27, 2017

Alumni Q&A: Caring for the community, one child at a time

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.

Posted:  September 25, 2017

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