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A junior public health major is supporting the Philadelphia Department of Public Health's efforts to study HIV and COVID-19 risk.
Three MPH students share their experiences as a Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant Intern and what compels them to this field.
Public health undergrads are ready to take advantage of all the opportunities that Dornsife and Drexel offer.
An MPH student shines a light on the many health disparities that the LGBTQ+ community faces and uses their training to develop and implement solutions.
A recent MPH graduate and MCH researcher is committed to involving communities while ensuring that solutions are achievable and sustainable by community standards.
An MPH/MBA student reflects on his experience combining policy analysis with advocacy work.
The Center for Firefighter Injury Research and Safety Trends at Dornsife announces the sixth annual Fire service Injury Research, Epidemiology, and Evaluation (FIRE) Fellows.
An MPH student receives the 2021 prestigious David Winston Health Policy Scholarship.
An MPH student is selected for a prestigious occupational health internship program over the summer.
Focusing on the intersection between infectious diseases and health disparities and learning to put advanced skills and concepts into practice.
A doctoral student shares her journey in academia and the motivation behind her work.
Now a post-doctoral fellow at Northwestern University, an alumna of the MPH program discusses her passion for public health research.
An MPH student combines his experiences in education and community outreach to support the Urban Health Collaborative and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health.
A BS/MPH accelerated student reflects on her experience as a research assistant at Dornsife's Center for Firefighter Injury Research & Safety Trends (FIRST).
Dornsife is proud to introduce the first cohort of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Anti-Racism (IDEA) Graduate Fellows who will begin in 2021.
A senior undergraduate student at Dornsife receives recognition for her commitment to academics while being actively involved with on-campus activities at the University.
An MPH alum helps prepare exposure responses and explores how the team can use data analytics tools for contact tracing.
An MPH alum shares experiences working as an infection control practitioner in a large academic medical center.
An MPH student interned at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service and helped support the city’s goal to increase tree canopy coverage by 30 percent in 2025.
A doctoral student receives funding for her research addressing barriers to children receiving mental health care.
A second-year MPH student develops public health media campaigns to engage a community of mothers.
An incoming student wins an award that will help her achieve her research goals in the MS program.
A rising second-year majoring in public health participates in Drexel University's STAR Scholars program.
An MPH student helps to improve resources for Emergency Medical Services workers.
An MPH student reflects on her internship experience at the EPA in the midst of a pandemic.
Celebrating the Class of 2020 during an unprecedented time.
Dornsife hosts a virtual poster session for students to showcase their work.
Alum is highlighted by Drexel's 40 Under 40 program which recognizes the most promising, entrepreneurial, creative and inspiring alumni.
A new cohort of Dornsife students has been selected to work with real-world data in the fire service.
An MPH student uses his analytical and storytelling abilities to support a nonprofit serving veterans.
Darlice Rocha's healthcare career got a head start through her applied practical experience at Dornsife.
Claudia Zumaeta Castillo shares why she chose Dornsife and why she felt a connection with her faculty mentor.
An MPH alum works to create a healthier future for his country.
Anna Bostwick's co-op at Drexel's Autism Institute has shown her how science and public health can work together.
An alum launches a healthy granola bar business to help individuals facing hunger.
An alum based in the Greater Washington, D.C. area works to improve environmental and occupational health.
Rachel Seitz discovered how data informs policy through her work at the Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication.
An EMPH alum analyzes injury rates among CrossFit program participants.
An MD/MPH student shares how the dual degree program built confidence his ability to design and initiate research projects.
A first-year MPH student, and veteran student advisor, shares her ideas on how to succeed and really enjoy Drexel.
A DSPH MPH student uses her occupational health training to improve health and working conditions for hotel workers.
One alumn fought for her values alongside a 2020 presidential candidate.
MPH alumni launch a nonprofit serving the LGBTQ community.
An MPH student aims to improve Philadelphia's built environment.
From freshmen year to graduation day, a BS student recounts the highlights of his time at Dornsife.
Griffin Wong, an accelerated BS/MPH student with a minor in bioinformatics, is accepted into the Macy Undergraduate Leadership Fellows Program.
Students assessed the impacts of a new public space: Cherry Street Pier.
An MPH student receives the prestigious David Winston Health Policy Scholarship.
Students from various degree levels at Dornsife were chosen to present their research among peers from nine different schools in the Philadelphia region.
An MD/MPH student discovers that the program and her Integrated Learning Experience expand her professional horizons and opportunities in unexpected ways.
An MPH student spends her summer in Lesotho combating a drought induced health crisis.
A Dornsife alum is honored for her ability to leverage technology to improve public health.
A doctoral student discovers the possible benefits and policy lessons of health care reform when it comes to children's health.
Discovering the benefits of carefully curated degree programs that allow students to specialize.
An MPH student helps create an innovative learning tool for maternal and child health students.
An undergraduate gets a head start on her career managing a groundbreaking study to advance public health in Jamaica.
An alum combines the law and an expert knowledge of health policy to succeed in mergers and acquisitions.
A doctoral candidate wins an award for exploring how school nurses might help prevent HPV.
An alum builds a career improving care for the underserved.
Students kick-off the year discovering Philadelphia’s public health challenges and opportunities.
An MPH candidate gains career experience addressing two of the nation’s toughest health challenges.
New students get to work fighting hunger in Philadelphia.
A Dornsife junior discovers that there’s lots more going on at NASA than the space program.
An alum and winner of the prestigious David A. Winston Health Policy Fellowship will explore policy with national leaders.
An MPH student supports the Dornsife team, while advancing research on children’s health.
A student works on her MPH, while learning to aid in a natural disaster and fight for her culture.