Synergies

Features

  • MPH alum will use his two passions –storytelling and politics –to write his future in government
    “I sort of live and breathe policy. Policy takes ideas and values, philosophies and innovation and attempts to mark those things that exist in a realm of imagination and thought and emotion, and then to map them into society in a very real, lived way.”
  • Commencement 2022: Silvia Arizmendi
    Silvia Arizmendi is graduating with a BS in Public Health – Health Management and Policy this June. Her public health background is putting her on track to achieve her goal of becoming a physician assistant.
  • Commencement 2022: Trent Henderson
    Trent Henderson is an undergraduate student studying nutrition and health sciences and will celebrate his graduation this spring. He’s currently applying to medical schools.

News you can use

  • The caregiving conundrum: Complex challenges and an uncertain future
    By 2030, 1 in 5 Americans is projected to be 65 or older, and this generation desires a more holistic approach to aging and caregiving, especially in underserved populations/communities.
  • What’s in your water?
    College and Extension faculty share the ins and outs of ensuring your drinking water is safe. The big takeaway: Arsenic, nitrate and lead are tasteless, odorless and invisible. The only way to know if they are present is to test your water using a certified laboratory.
  • Practicing ergonomics at work and home
    Associate Professor Laurel Kincl and Assistant Professor Jay Kim in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences discussed proper ergonomics and risk factors in a recent Public Health Insider webcast.