Professional Development

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Teaching Infectious Disease History in 2020

Jon Zelner

Teaching a course on the social history of infectious disease during a pandemic poses particular challenges. Jon Zelner decided to put his students’ energies to work on public-facing content aimed at helping people make sense of this pandemic and its implications in context. Read more

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The Interprofessional Team: Training the Next Generation of Collaborative Health Professionals

Olivia S. Anderson, MPH ’09, PhD ’13

Interprofessional collaboration, teamwork, communication, and intercultural intelligence are vital skills for a public health practitioner. As IPE is integrated into public health education, learners will interact and learn with peers in other health professions regularly and can bring their insights with them into their professional work life. Read more

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Balancing Work and Life

Olivia Anderson

I am all about work-life balance, but, in the age of smartphones and 24/7 connectivity, what exactly does that mean? Read more