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Practice

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A Community-Focused Approach to Public Health

An MPH student combines his experiences in education and community outreach to support the Urban Health Collaborative and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health.

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Maximizing the Impact of Urban Tree Planting in Philadelphia

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.

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Completing a Title V Maternal and Child Health Internship

A second-year MPH student develops public health media campaigns to engage a community of mothers.

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Assessing Environmental Health Risks and COVID-19 Cases at the EPA

An MPH student reflects on her internship experience at the EPA in the midst of a pandemic.

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The FIRST Center at Dornsife Announces 2020 FIRE Fellows

A new cohort of Dornsife students has been selected to work with real-world data in the fire service.

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Using Data and Storytelling to Better Serve Veterans

An MPH student uses his analytical and storytelling abilities to support a nonprofit serving veterans.

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Video: NYC-Based Alumnus Shares How Dornsife Prepared Her for Her Career

Darlice Rocha's healthcare career got a head start through her applied practical experience at Dornsife.

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Video: Preventing Public Health Issues Among Latinx Communities

Claudia Zumaeta Castillo shares why she chose Dornsife and why she felt a connection with her faculty mentor.

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Video: Dornsife MPH Student Helps to Craft Disaster Preparation Plan

Rachel Seitz discovered how data informs policy through her work at the Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication.

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Combining Cardiology and Public Health to Help Communities

An MD/MPH student shares how the dual degree program built confidence his ability to design and initiate research projects.

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Exposing Adverse Health Effects Linked to Hotel Work

A DSPH MPH student uses her occupational health training to improve health and working conditions for hotel workers.

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Advocating for Sustainable and Fair Transportation

An MPH student aims to improve Philadelphia's built environment.

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Beyond Medicine: Gaining a New Perspective on Providing Care

An MD/MPH student discovers that the program and her Integrated Learning Experience expand her professional horizons and opportunities in unexpected ways.

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Transforming Maternal and Child Health Training

An MPH student helps create an innovative learning tool for maternal and child health students.

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Helping Residents Heal after Hurricane Maria

A student works on her MPH, while learning to aid in a natural disaster and fight for her culture.