The College of Public Health celebrated the grand opening of its new clinical education spaces on October 3, with over 250 people joining us to mark this transformational step forward for the college.
Epidemiology and Biostatistics News
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.
CPH faculty member Heather Murphy joined a national panel of experts in food- and waterborne illness lending their expertise at the Centers for Disease Control in a study to attribute illnesses to various pathways.
Some 1,332 Owls took flight this morning as the College of Public Health celebrated its 2017 graduation ceremony as thousands of family, friends, and supporters filled the Liacouras Center.
As Philadelphia’s recently appointed Health Commissioner, Thomas Farley (MD, MPH) sets policy for the Department of Public Health, working with other human-services agencies to promote and protect the health of all Philadelphians.
Undergraduate Zach Jacobs has made the most of his Temple experience and grown into a perfect example of what public health education can be.
So, you want to get into environmental health. Now you can get a taste of what environmental scientists study –the risks of roof harvested rainwater, the huge potential of the tiny nanoparticle, how to protect yourself from foodborne illness, and controversial energy practices like fracking and coal, and more – and even jump into the conversation.
Lesley Sasnett transferred from the University of Southern California to Temple in January 2015 from an MSW program into the dual MSW-MPH program. She is a veteran of the Army, having been stationed in Germany, the Netherlands, and Kosovo. As a military contractor, she served for 15 years as a trainer and intelligence specialist throughout the U.S., Iraq, and Afghanistan.