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As staff and faculty of the BYU Department of Public Health, we mourn with our brothers and sisters in the US and around the world over the violent deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd.
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How have political perspectives influenced reactions to the pandemic? How has the pandemic affected mental health? In March, Dr. Brianna Magnusson and student Sarah Christensen sent out a nationwide survey to discover the answers. Here’s what they found.
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As E-Scooters have grown in popularity around the world, they’ve sparked questions about their practicality and their impact on the environment and public health. Dr. Robbie Chaney and Dr. Jeff Glenn researched the behavior of 1,070 scooter users in Provo to discover the answers. Here’s what they found.
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Student and faculty medical geographers have created maps of health resources and risk factors in the four corner states.
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When the pandemic hit and classrooms across the country became virtual, foodservice professionals worked quickly and creatively to continue delivering school meals to every student.
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BYU Researchers test Levels of Radon Concentrations in Schools
Two BYU professors, Dr. John Beard and Dr. James Johnston, led a research team of 94 students on a mission to test radon levels in 66 schools in Utah. Through their research, they discovered a simple way to lower radon levels.
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BYU students and faculty lead in the fight against the pandemic and offer advice about how to stay safe and connect with others from what they have learned.
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Quenla Haehnel presented research on the relationship between individual socioeconomic status and family health at the National Council on Family Relations Conference.
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BYU professors and MPH students analyzed the data for a non-profit, IMA World Health, and discovered approaches that are changing lives in Tanzania.
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Dr. Steven Thygerson, with BYU public health students, is working to create safe working conditions for brick kiln workers in Nepal.
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Liz Rollins presented research on how self regulation and shame mediate the relationship between childhood experiences and young adult health at a conference for the State of Research on Prevention of Child Maltreatment.
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Volunteer today to help with distributing COVID-19 Vaccinations.
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About BYU Public Health
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