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Alumna swims around Manhattan Island

After completing the 20-plus mile Catalina Channel swim, biostatistics alumna Liz Uribe (11MS) circumnavigated the island of Manhattan in a 28.5 mile swim this summer. Published September 30, 2021

Zahnd discusses rural cancer care

Whitney Zahnd, assistant professor of health management and policy, recently discussed approaches to addressing rural cancer disparities. (Rural Health Leadership Radio) Published September 30, 2021

Mueller discusses challenges of health care in rural areas

Keith Mueller, director of the Rural Policy Research Institute and its Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis, spoke about the challenges of rural health care. (SDPB Radio) Published September 30, 2021

Rural Americans dying of COVID at more than twice the rate of urban counterparts

COVID incidence rates in September 2021 were roughly 54 percent higher in rural areas than elsewhere, said Fred Ullrich, a research analyst with the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis. (NBC News) Published September 30, 2021

New UI center will address trauma and resiliency in Native American children and families

CPH researchers have been awarded a $3 million grant over five years by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to establish and support a new center, the National American Indian and Alaska Native Trauma and Service Adaptation Center. Published September 30, 2021

Two CPHB classrooms receive technology upgrades

Two classrooms in the College of Public Health Building recently received technology upgrades to enhance teaching and learning. The new equipment includes lecture capture and web conferencing cameras, mics, AV systems, and more. Published September 29, 2021

Join a public health professional networking event

CPH undergrad and grad students are invited to attend a virtual Public Health Professional Networking Event on Oct. 14. Explore careers and connect with industry professionals or employers working in public health and public health-adjacent fields. Published September 29, 2021

Accessing Healthcare Services: Roma People from Vulnerable Communities

Join us on Oct. 11 for a presentation by Alexandrina Kiss, executive director of the People's Development Foundation in Romania. She will speak about barriers to health and health care access for the Roma people of Romania and the realities of marginalized and vulnerable populations in Eastern Europe. Published September 29, 2021

Maternal and Child Health Scholarship awardees

Congratulations to the fall 2021 Maternal and Child Health Scholarship awardees. The $1,000 awards are given to eligible graduate students in the College of Public Health who are part of the Maternal and Child Health Training Program. Published September 29, 2021

Anne Helene Skinstad to present 2021 Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Anne Helene Skinstad, director of the Native Center for Behavioral Health and clinical professor of community and behavioral health, will present the CPH Distinguished Faculty Lecture on Oct. 13. Published September 28, 2021