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Public Health in Focus: Maila Turay, nursing extern at Einstein Medical Center

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 Maila Turay, a senior nursing student externing at Einstein Medical Center, or read on for the full interview.


Posted:  February 22, 2019

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

Nursing students bring library to North Philadelphia school as part of Community Home clinical course

On a wall inside a newly refurbished community center in Kensington are a series of signposts.

Narnia, reads one. The others: Oz, Mt. Olympus, Hogwarts, Wonderland, the Magic Tree House. Nearby, a first-grader walks around with a copy of Dr. Seuss’s ABC, heading to the back of a line of children—more than 20 deep— eagerly waiting to sign out their books. Some are showing friends what they found; others are nose-deep reading before they’ve even finished checking out.

Posted:  May 29, 2018

At graduation ceremony, students urged to pursue their passions and serve others

On Thursday, May 10, more than 1,100 graduates from the College of Public Health and the School of Social Work, representing more than 30 programs, received their bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees at the College of Public Health Graduation Ceremony in the Liacouras Center. With their classmates in Temple’s other schools and colleges, they make up the university’s largest graduating class on record.

Posted:  May 11, 2018

VIDEO: Audio simulation shows nursing students how mental illness affects patients

For students in the Department of Nursing, a new simulation is providing a firsthand look at how mental illness can affect patients. In a new offering at the Nursing Resource Center, students listen to simulated auditory hallucinations while trying to complete everyday tasks in order to gain empathy for those with schizophrenia.

Posted:  February 13, 2018

BSN Student Catherin-Lee Holmes: Valuing community and clinical experience

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

Catherin-Lee Holmes wanted a diverse experience and a community setting. The BSN program gave her both. Now, she’s happy to call both Temple and the city of Philadelphia her home.

Why did you choose the Temple BSN program?

Posted:  February 13, 2018