CHS Spotlight Archive

Posted on March 7, 2014

Professor Emeritus Snehendu Kar was recently awarded a Fulbright-Nehru Distinguished Chair award for pursing his work in India.

Posted on March 3, 2014

Dr. May Wang was interviewed at KPCC Southern California Public Radio on Feb 26 regarding the drop in preschool-aged child obesity rates.

Posted on February 7, 2014

Chandra Ford, Assistant Professor, was recently selected by the Institute for Alternative Futures as one of six awardees of the Kaiser Permanente Burch Minority Leadership Development Program. The program provides a two-year health policy leadership development award.

Posted on January 28, 2014

Michael Prelip has agreed to serve as the new Associate Dean for Practice Across the Life Course beginning April 1, 2014. As Associate Dean, he will be responsible for all FSPH efforts to enhance public health practice opportunities for students, faculty and alumni.

Posted on January 23, 2014

Influencing National Health Programming in Afghanistan
In 2007, Salke began the Male Involvement in Family Planning Program through FHA. This program trained male health providers to promote and expand family planning and contraceptive use among their male patients in rural areas. Informing and educating these men on the importance of family planning in reduction of maternal mortality laid the groundwork for them to disseminate the information to rural Afghan men, which ultimately facilitates women’s access to vital health services. Many of the health providers trained had never received any family planning education or training.

Posted on January 21, 2014

Dr. Cristina Tirado presented "Strategies to Enhance Women's Leadership to Address Food and Nutrition Security Under a Changing Climate: at the "Connecting Women's Rights to Food Security" organized by the Group of Women Parliamentarians in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Posted on January 7, 2014

These first-person videos share their journey and current work to improve public health locally and globally.

Posted on December 16, 2013

PhD Candidate Michael Stajura was personally invited by Robin Garrell, Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Graduate Division, to be

Posted on November 13, 2013

Professor Donald Morisky, ScD was awarded the Distinguished Career Award from the Public Health Education and Health Promotion Section at the 2013 APHA Conference in Boston.

Posted on November 12, 2013

What Ails Vets Today

Adjustment to civilian life means leaving behind the most supportive and cohesive social network they've ever experienced