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A Warm Welcome to New Faculty at the College

The College of Public Health is welcoming top scholars from around the world--new faculty members teaching in our classrooms, leading our research, and forging partnerships across the community. Since July 2016, we’ve been honored to add 20 talented faculty members to the college:

Katherine Bevans, Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Sciences

Susan Caspari, Instructor, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Marissa Cloutier, Assistant Professor of Instruction, Social and Behavioral Sciences

Posted:  February 13, 2017

Tops At Temple: Undergraduate Hope Watson Wins Analytics Competition

Hope Watson Standing on Temple CampusHope Watson, an undergraduate student, is looking at some of the toughest questions in public health—and she believes the solutions will be found in data. Watson took first place in the analytics category of this year’s Temple University Alexion Analytics Challenge, an annual competition at Temple sponsored by pharmaceutical company Alexion and other healthcare-related companies.

Posted:  December 20, 2016

Making Waves In Water Epidemiology

With all of the attention in the past year focused on contami­nated city water across the country, it’s become clear that wa­ter safety is not something we can take for granted. But there are still gaps in our understanding of how drinking water becomes contam­inated, and in how to ensure access to clean water. Heather Murphy, assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, is developing innovative ways to address those issues—at home and far abroad.

Posted:  November 2, 2016

Evelyn Stevens, MPH '14: Tackling Big Ideas, One Small Goal at a Time

Evelyn Stevens, Temple Master of Public Health Alumna

By the time Evelyn Stevens (MPH ’14) finished her bachelor’s degree in health psychology, she had three goals: stay in the field of genetics, balance her existing knowledge with skills in biostatistics, and stay in the Philadelphia area. She found the perfect fit—and then some—with a master of public health at Temple.

Posted:  October 28, 2016