From faculty research announcements to campus updates and global public health news, stay up-to-date on the latest from the School of Global Public Health.


A Nation in Pain, Held Hostage

November 20, 2020

As our nation continues to cope with the pain of the death toll caused by COVID-19, Dr. Cheryl Healton stresses the importance of a bold education campaign to counter vaccine hesitancy.

The Cavalry is Coming

November 13, 2020


As the English theologian Thomas Fuller was long ago credited with saying, “The darkest hour is just before the dawn.”


The Black Women’s Health Collective: Making Space in Public Health Through Intersectionality

November 5, 2020

A perspective piece by Mary Holiman, MPH student and president of the Black Women's Health Collective, on the importance of keeping intersectionality and Black women at the forefront of public health.

Behavioral Communication Strategies for COVID-19: East Africa and the Middle East and North Africa

October 29, 2020

Students and professionals team up to strategize how to prioritize and manage COVID-19 in countries that are experiencing economic collapse, conflict, widespread malnutrition and concurrent outbreaks.

Becoming an Emerging Leader During a Pandemic

October 28, 2020

A perspective piece by Undergraduate Student Tasfia Bashar on her internship experience at BroadStreet Health.

Racially-Biased Advertising? Sugary vs. No-Calorie Drinks

October 23, 2020

Dr. Marie Bragg discusses the question: Is the largest beverage producer promoting sugary drinks to Black consumers, while promoting low- & no-calorie drinks to White consumers?

Control the Vectors & You Control the Virus

October 16, 2020

Dr. Thomas Kirchner gives us insight into a research project on COVID-19 transmission and vector control.

The U.S. Needs a National COVID-19 Strategy Now

October 15, 2020

An opinion piece by undergraduate student Cassi Niedziela outlining a proposal for a national COVID-19 strategy for the United States.