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What Operation Outbreak Taught BYU Students and Faculty

October 21, 2021 09:44 AM
BYU students and faculty participated in Operation Outbreak, a virtual simulation of the transmission of infectious disease, and learned how participant behaviors affect the rate of transmission.
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BYU Flu Shot Clinic

October 11, 2021 04:50 PM
The BYU Wellness Program provides free flu shots Oct 12th in the Wilkinson Center Garden Court and 13th in the Marriott Center
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BYU Researchers Map Driving Times to Food Sources in the Navajo Nation

October 05, 2021 03:33 PM
Research from BYU students and professors about food availability shows driving times to food sources for Navajo Nation residents.
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How Childhood Experiences Affect Family Health

September 14, 2021 09:24 AM
Research by Dustin Hansen, Chantel Daines, and Dr. Ali Crandall found that positive and negative childhood experiences affect adult family health.
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Public Health Lessons from Manuel Nuñez Butrón

September 09, 2021 02:57 PM
In the 1900's in Peru, Manuel Nuñez Butrón taught indigenous communities about modern health, with an approach that is worth learning from.
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Increasing Diversity in Cancer Clinical Trials

July 12, 2021 11:47 AM
Public health students worked to increase diversity in cancer clinical trials by presenting educational materials to the Utah Pacific Islander Coalition.
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Connecting Help Me Grow Utah with Primary Care Physicians

July 12, 2021 11:41 AM
Public health students worked to integrate public health and primary care by connecting Help Me Grow Utah, a program from the United Way, with local primary care physicians.
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Dr. Erik Nelson: New Public Health Professor

June 17, 2021 12:22 PM
Dr. Erik Nelson joined the Department of Public Health in June.
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Dr. Josh West Named Chair of Department of Public Health

June 10, 2021 12:46 PM
Dr. Josh West will begin his assignment as the new chair of the Department of Public Health on July 1, 2021.
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Public Health Students Present at SOPHE Conference on Nighttime Commuting Safety

June 02, 2021 11:11 AM
Research by Public Health graduates Ida Tovar and Alyssa Baer and Dr. Robbie Chaney showed differences in how men and women react to campus environments while walking at night.
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Vaccination Volunteers

May 20, 2021 11:08 AM
Public Health Students Volunteer at Vaccination Clinics
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Cognitive Decline After Epilepsy in Older Adults

April 20, 2021 12:08 PM
A ten-year study reveals that epilepsy increases the risk of cognitive decline in older adults.
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Public Health Students Compete in National Case Study Competition

April 15, 2021 11:26 AM
Emily Spendlove, Kaylie Lake, and Emily Nelson created an intervention to increase the percentage of breastfed babies in Winn Parish, Louisiana and gained experience serving through public health.
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How Adolescents' Relationships with their Parents Affect Mental Health

April 13, 2021 12:39 PM
Research by Dr. Ali Crandall and Gracie Bradford determined that adolescents' relationships with adults are more predictive of depressive symptoms than factors such as economic stress, family stress, or neighborhood safety.
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How Self Regulation and Shame Mediate the Relationship between Childhood Experiences and Young Adult Health

February 18, 2021 12:11 PM
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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BYU Professors and Students Work to Create Safe Working Environments in the Brick Kilns of Nepal

February 11, 2021 12:22 PM
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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Creating Sustainable Change toward Healthy Lives in Tanzania

February 09, 2021 12:30 PM
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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