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Zika: What You Need To Know and What You Can Expect in 2017

Published: Dec 9th, 2016

Written by: Casey Parker A mosquito-transmitted virus, known as Zika, gained a great deal of attention from the public and health officials after a large outbreak in Brazil during 2015 […]

Poor Health Outcomes Associated with Low SES Status; How Poverty Can Be a Determinant of Health

Poor Health Outcomes Associated with Low SES Status; How Poverty Can Be a Determinant of Health

Published: Dec 2nd, 2016

Written by: Shawna Amini On Halloween night, I met a little girl trick-or-treating around my neighborhood. Her father works for my parent’s business, so I am aware that this girl […]

Editorial: Price Transparency as the Best Next Step in US Health Policy

Published: Nov 11th, 2016

Written by: Tully Causey, MPH Today, we are going to talk about a new law in Florida you’ve likely never heard of and why it is important. That law is […]

Why I Chose To Go Into Public Health: The Power of Connections

Published: Oct 26th, 2016

Written by: Laura Ramirez One of the major driving forces that led me to pursue a career in public health was my own personal experiences navigating the health care delivery […]

“Are You Sure There Are No Peanuts in This? I Can’t Afford to Use My EpiPen”

“Are You Sure There Are No Peanuts in This? I Can’t Afford to Use My EpiPen”

Published: Oct 21st, 2016

Written by: Summer Slaughter When you hear someone ask if there’s a specific ingredient in a recipe, you might assume that the person is inquiring because they’re trying to stick […]

The Role of Public Health in Emergency Preparedness

The Role of Public Health in Emergency Preparedness

Published: Oct 13th, 2016

Written by: Johanzynn Gatewood How often can we predict an emergency? And when we can, how often are we prepared for what happens next? In public health, an emergency could be […]

Perspectives from the Field: Climate Change in North Central Florida

Published: Oct 6th, 2016

Written by: Kelli Selwyn Ask anyone in the field and they will tell you that a Masters of Public Health is a practice degree, but does that mean practice and […]

In the News: The Rise in Mental Health Awareness; Drug-Resistant STDs

Published: Sep 27th, 2016

Written By: Cara McDonnell As future Public Health professionals it is not only our job, but also our responsibility to be aware, informed, and educated about the most current topics […]