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It’s National Public Health Week!

Learn more about how IUP is celebrating National Public Health Week. Hear from influential public health professionals and connect across social media.

Posted on 4/7/2020 2:53:26 PM

Get Ready for National Public Health Week

IUP’s Bachelor of Science Program in Public Health will host social distancing activities—online and via social media—as part of National Public Health Week, Monday, April 6, through Sunday, April 12, 2020.

Posted on 4/2/2020 1:57:02 PM

Vaping Program on Tuesday, November 12

Do you really know what vaping is doing to you? Learn about the effects that nicotine in pod-based systems has on the body and brain.

Posted on 11/8/2019 3:05:43 PM

Anthropology in Action Speaker to Discuss Anthropology in Biomedicine and Community Health

On Tuesday, October 15, Sarah Morrow ’10, a medical anthropologist and UPMC pediatric clinical coordinator, will present “Embedding Anthropology in Community Health and Biomedical Programming: Stories from the Field” at 5:00 p.m. in the Humanities and Social Sciences Building, room B10.

Posted on 10/8/2019 3:41:44 PM

Brian King Speaks on HIV as a Social and Ecological Experience

Guest speaker Brian King's talk on April 11, 2019 presents findings from a research project in rural South Africa that analyzes the political ecologies of disease.

Posted on 4/9/2019 11:08:42 AM

Hunger Awareness Week April 18–26

Hunger Awareness Week 2019 runs from April 18 through April 26. Here is a schedule of events.

Posted on 4/4/2019 11:40:46 AM

Moore of AstraZeneca to Discuss Cancer Immunotherapy and Optimizing Combination Drug Regimens

Helen Moore, principal scientist at AstraZeneca, will meet with students and faculty and give two lectures on February 7, 2019. Her lectures are titled “Using Mathematics to Predict Which Cancer Patients Will Respond to Immunotherapy” and “How to Mathematically Optimize Combination Drug Regimens.”

Posted on 1/24/2019 12:51:06 PM

Graduate Studies and Careers in Public Health and Health Services, Promoted by MARTI-CBH and IUP Public Health Program

Victor Garcia and Diane Shinberg, respectively directors of MARTI-CBH and thePublic Health Program, invited Vanessa Torres,MPH, to present her dissertation research to the jointly convened PUBL 122(Fundamentals of Public Health) and SOC 335 (Alcohol and Drug Abuse) classes onNovember 12, 2018.

Posted on 11/29/2018 12:30:01 PM

Research Presentation on Unhealthy Alcohol Use

Vanessa Torres, MPH, will give a presentation on her dissertation research on Monday, November 12, 2018, from 1:25 to 2:15 p.m. in room B-10 of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building. Her talk, which is intended for students, will focus on her research on the topic of unhealthy alcohol use among Latino day laborers.

Posted on 11/9/2018 2:11:37 PM

Workshop on Public Health, Health Service Careers, and Graduate Studies

Vanessa Torres, MPH, is facilitating a workshop on the importance of careers in public health and health services, as well as the ways to prepare for them. This workshop for students will be held Monday, November 12, from 5:00–7:00 p.m. in room 120 Sutton Hall.

Posted on 11/9/2018 2:02:18 PM

Shinberg Presents on Access to Health Care in the United States

Diane Shinberg, associate professor of Sociology and director of IUP’s Public Health program, presented a paper on US health policy at the American Sociological Association’s Annual Meeting.

Posted on 8/20/2018 11:31:09 AM

National Public Health Week, April 2–6

Help IUP celebrate National Public Health Week, April 2–6, 2018—a week of events to celebrate and learn about Public Health.

Posted on 3/30/2018 1:40:57 PM

Public Health Program Open House Set For February 26

Join us for a Public Health Program open house on Monday, February 26, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Sutton Hall, Rm. 352.

Posted on 2/19/2018 2:41:15 PM

IUP Sociology Professor Selected as Director of Public Health Program

Diane Shinberg, a faculty member in the Department of Sociology at IUP, has been selected as the director of IUP’s new Public Health program. The program in Public Health is interdisciplinary, leveraging faculty, existing coursework ,and infrastructure from three IUP colleges: Health and Human Services; Humanities and Social Sciences; and Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

Posted on 8/2/2017 8:58:20 PM

Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Health, PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision Added to IUP Offerings

Indiana University of Pennsylvania is actively enrolling students for its new Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health and new PhD program in Counselor Education and Supervision following today’s formal approval of the programs by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors. Students may begin work in these courses of study in fall 2017.

Posted on 10/6/2016 3:28:39 PM

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