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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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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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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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A ten-year study reveals that epilepsy increases the risk of cognitive decline in older adults.
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Public Health Students Volunteer at Vaccination Clinics
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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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2021 Articles
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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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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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May 20, 2021 11:08 AM
Public Health Students Volunteer at Vaccination Clinics
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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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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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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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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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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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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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2020 Articles
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January 10, 2020 08:59 AM
Congratulations to Emily Spendlove, who won 1st place in the Experiential Learning & Internships video contest featuring her experience volunteering with Mothers Across Borders.
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November 09, 2020 10:30 AM
International Obesity Treatment and Research Expert Nikhlil Durandhar will speak at the College of Life Sciences Seminar November 12.
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November 03, 2020 12:11 PM
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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October 27, 2020 01:45 PM
Public Health researchers have created a map showing risk levels for in-person voting for each county in the country. With that information, voters can make safe and informed decisions in the middle of a pandemic and an election.
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October 19, 2020 10:26 AM
Kirsten Novilla’s recent research highlights the important role of families in public health.
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October 15, 2020 01:20 PM
Nationwide survey distributed to discover how political perspectives influenced pandemic reactions and how the pandemic affected mental health.
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October 06, 2020 12:09 PM
What if all hairdressers were trained to recognize signs of skin cancer? SCAN is making that idea a reality with 45-minute trainings for hairdressers.
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September 29, 2020 12:57 PM
Getting a flu shot is free and easy at the Marriott Center this week and will help keep our campus safe.
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July 20, 2019 06:17 PM
A life-saving ventilator designed to help newborns in developing nations is headed for FDA approval, thanks to a team of BYU students and recent graduates.

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2019 Articles
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July 08, 2019 04:36 PM
Replaces James D. Gordon III, who is retiring after 35 years of service to the university
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July 20, 2019 05:54 PM
Congratulations for a 1st Place Win
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July 08, 2019 05:07 PM
As a young girl growing up in Lagos, Nigeria, Moremi Hamblin saw her parents as prime examples of the difference an education can make in the quality of life.
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July 19, 2019 10:54 PM
BYU Civil Rights Seminar
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September 13, 2019 11:29 AM
Previous studies found having adverse childhood experiences can lead to poor health outcomes later in life. New BYU research finds the anecdote is to counter those with enough positive experiences.
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More from 2018
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July 09, 2019 08:51 AM
Trend shows U.S. on verge of epidemiologic transition
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July 20, 2019 06:07 PM
Dr. Beard Earns Research Prize
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July 20, 2019 06:17 PM
A life-saving ventilator designed to help newborns in developing nations is headed for FDA approval, thanks to a team of BYU students and recent graduates.

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July 20, 2019 06:15 PM
A new parenting study led by professor Ali Crandall finds that the greater emotional control and problem-solving abilities a mother has, the less likely her children will develop behavioral problems such as throwing tantrums or fighting.

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July 21, 2019 09:24 PM
Department retires beloved professor
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