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Student Spotlight: How Did Tory Bruch Support Families Healing from Substance Abuse and Trauma?

  By Tory Bruch I am a second year graduate student earning my Master of Public Health in Maternal and Child Health. Though I entered the program with limited professional working experience, I have taken advantage of the many opportunities available to students in the School of Public Health; I have found jobs and volunteer […]

Resource: Youth and Young Adult Mental Health Information (Multiple Sources)

Prevalence and Treatment of Mental Health and Substance Use Problems in the Early Emerging Adult Years in the United States (NAHIC): This 2010 study investigates the mental health status and receipt of services among young adults across multiple outcomes (e.g., race/ethnicity, income, insurance). One major finding was that fewer than 50 percent of young adults […]

Guest Post: Reflection on caring for refugees in Lesbos, Greece

Charles Oberg, former director of the Maternal and Child Health MPH Program, recently returned from Lesbos Greece where he helped serve thousands of refugees. Below is a reflection of his experience. By Charles Oberg, MD, MPH As President Trump’s proposed U.S. refugee travel ban continues to work its way through the courts, I make a plea […]

Student Spotlight: How Did Nicki Cupit Use Public Health Skills to Promote Safe Infant Sleep at a State Health Department?

By: Nicki Cupit I had the privilege of working with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) this summer as part of the Human Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Graduate Student Epidemiology Program (GSEP). As a GSEP participant, I was involved in a process evaluation employing a mixed-methods approach to answer evaluation questions of the […]