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Fall 2017

Public Health Professionals, “Don’t You Forget about Me”

By: Jazmine R. Quintana, MPH Candidate Interprofessional healthcare: a model that includes members of various sectors of health care to develop a more diverse team of individuals. The result? Improved health outcomes for patients. We know that this includes MDs, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacisists, physical therapists, etc. However,…

Beauty and Body Dissatisfaction in Young Women

By: Aviva Ariel-Donges, M.A. We’ve all done it: A friend loses weight, and we compliment her on how great she looks. But have you ever stopped to think about why you equate their newly acquired thinness with beauty and health? Body image dissatisfaction – which means having negative thoughts and…