The posts featured on this Michigan Public Health Frontlines blog are from students, staff, and faculty while they are out in the field, practicing public health on the frontlines. Read on for stories from global health internships and the Public Health Action Support Team (PHAST).

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Looking Forward

Kayla Hunter, HBHE and Urban Planning Student

Kayla gives us a look into what "normal" means for community members living in St. Thomas and St. Croix, USVI moving forward in the wake of hurricanes Irma and Maria. Read more

USVI view from dock

Challenges and Prospects: Disasters, Climate Change, and Public Health

Mislael A. Valentín-Cortés, HBHE Student

Mislael relates his experience in USVI to his role, and the role of public health, in addressing disasters and emerging health threats. Read more

HBHE Anna Bowie and USVI DOH Amber

A Look Forward

Anna Bowie, HBHE Student

Health Behavior and Health Education student Anna shares how PHAST experiences have impacted her future career path. Read more

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Creating Space After Environmental Disasters

Quetzabel Benavides, HBHE Student

Quetzabel talks about the "first step" in a community assessment process. Read more