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Public Health in Focus: Taylor Matsinger, Army physical therapist

Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo for a portrait of Taylor Matsinger, a DPT alumna on a path to serve as a physical therapist in the U.S. Army, or read on for the full interview.

Posted:  June 21, 2019

VIDEO: With CASA, social work alumnus empowers Camden's youth

Licensed social worker Tim Gallagher, a graduate of the master of social work program, founded and co-directs the Camden Adolescents Striving for Achievement (CASA) youth development program at Guadalupe Family Services. In the video, Gallagher discusses his work to empower the youth of North Camden at CASA, where students play games, do homework and interact with their peers in a safe place.

Posted:  June 13, 2019

Public Health in Focus: Helen Clay Gallagher, associate athletic trainer

Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo for a portrait of Helen Clay Gallagher, a Doctor of Athletic Training student who also serves as associate athletic trainer for Temple women’s volleyball and rowing, or read on for the full interview.

Posted:  April 11, 2019

Conversations with Maiken Scott, Research Day highlight Public Health Week events

The College of Public Health has announced its lineup of events in celebration of National Public Health Week, April 1-7, including a lunch and learn series on a number of public health topics, the college’s annual Research Day, and a conversation with Maiken Scott, host and reporter for WHYY’s weekly health and science show, The Pulse.

Posted:  March 14, 2019

Resa Jones, alumna receive Water Foundation grant to study contamination in local communities

Resa M. Jones, chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, was awarded a grant from the California-based Water Foundation to study the effects of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) water contamination in partnership with the Buxmont Coalition for Safer Water.

Posted:  March 5, 2019

From the dean: On voting and public health

On Election Day, consider this correlation: The United States has one of the lowest voter turnout rates among developed nations, especially in midterm elections. Meanwhile, population health outcomes in the U.S.—such as infant mortality and preventable chronic disease rates—have been deteriorating since the 1980s and are now significantly worse than those in most other developed countries.

Posted:  November 6, 2018

College of Public Health alumni honored in Gallery of Success, Entrepreneurial Women's Hall of Fame

College of Public Health alumni Jose Benitez and Joanne M. Stanton were inducted into the 2018 Gallery of Success during Homecoming weekend. The gallery, located in the lower level of Mitten Hall, honors alumni who have used their experience at Temple to make an impact in their field.

Posted:  November 5, 2018

2018: Our Year in Review

Over the past year, Temple’s College of Public Health has continued to redefine the boundaries of public health education, research and practice. Our faculty stand at the forefront of a shifting health landscape, making innovative connections across disciplines and reimagining clinical education.

Our digital Year In Review magazine includes top stories from across the Temple University College of Public Health in 2018:

Posted:  October 18, 2018

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