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December 18, 2011 - 7:00pm

In many ways, patient navigation has gotten ahead of itself. The relatively modern profession has grown so widely and rapidly that patient navigators now vary in education, skill set, role, responsibility, and even name.

And, despite its...

December 14, 2011 - 7:00pm

John Sargent M.D., professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, vice chair for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine, went through residency training...

December 6, 2011 - 7:00pm

A lot of things seem to walk away from Katalin Roth’s office, which, she admits, is “due for a clean.” But a simple greeting card isn’t one of them. She locates it swiftly, plucks it off the bulletin board, and reads it aloud.

“Thank you...

December 1, 2011 - 12:00am

The southeast African country of Mozambique has endured a tumultuous past. Battered by civil war until 1992, the nation now faces an enemy just as fierce: HIV/AIDS. Though modest in size — about half the size of Alaska — the country has the...

December 1, 2011 - 12:00am
Whether it’s the Gulf oil spill, the obesity epidemic, lead in children’s toys, or the out­break of the H1N1 virus, major public health issues regularly capture newspaper headlines and the public’s attention. But for years, education in public...
December 1, 2011 - 12:00am

Accident-prone travelers take note: “If you get hit by a moped in a country like the Netherlands, you will most likely be taken care of by a first-year doctor — one who has not had any specialized training in emergency medicine,” says Terrence...

December 1, 2011 - 12:00am

Sarah Diamond, M.P.H. Candidate 2012, Global Health

A school of public health seems an unlikely home for a chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), an organization promoting sustainable engineering projects in developing countries....

December 1, 2011 - 12:00am

In the coming years, the U.S. is expected to face a national shortage of nurses twice as large as any experienced since the mid-1960s. Many experts believe the need for more nurses will intensify as baby boomers enter their golden years, and as...

December 1, 2011 - 12:00am

Sitting in his office along Pennsylvania Avenue, Alan E. Greenberg, M.D. ’82, M.P.H., radiates an air of excitement. Greenberg, professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Milken Institute School of Public...

December 1, 2011 - 12:00am

Leighton Ku, Ph.D., M.P.H., professor and director of the Center for Health Policy Research in the Department of Health Policy at the School of Public Health and Health Services, doesn’t try to quell the political and ideological discord ignited...