The average lifespan is 25 years longer. HIV/AIDS deaths are down 70 percent. Infant mortality has dropped 76 percent. Yet despite all our hard work, other countries are improving faster than we are. For the first time, children in the U.S. may not live as long a life as their parents.
Last week, Dean Siminoff discussed these issues in the context of the future of public health education. This week, as we recognize Public Health Week, we asked the College’s Department Chairs “What are the challenges to becoming the healthiest nation in 2030?”