Utah Valley Global Health Group

A blog about global health for those living in Utah Valley and their friends.

Archive for July, 2009

Perspective: BYU’s MPH Program

Posted by ryanlindsay on July 4, 2009

Two months ago I finished the Master of Public Health (MPH) program at Brigham Young University (BYU). This is a reflection on the general aspects of the program that hopefully will help those wanting personal perspective on the program or those considering affiliating with the MPH program, as a student or partner.

BYU’s MPH program just accepted its 8th cohort of students and received continuing accreditation from CEPH; it is hardly a new program anymore. The way I see it, the future of public health at BYU is bright but growth will be slow. I am very satisfied with the education that I received at BYU as a student. Here is my take on the program (and since I’ve finished I can say whatever I want right?)…
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Health Systems get-together, and HSIA sign-on activated

Posted by chads on July 3, 2009

2 brief announcements:

1. The call to action for Health Systems Impact Assessments was published today in the Lancet. -Consider Signing onto the call here.

2. On July 8, at 5pm, we will have an informal meeting at my house to discuss “Transforming Health Systems.” All are invited. Drs. Henry Mosley (Johns Hopkins), and Kirk Dearden (Boston University) will be joining us. Respond to this email for directions and questions: ghsias@gmail.com.

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