PhD Health Promotion and Health Behavior student and 2015 IGERT trainee Anne Julian has a knack for being in the right place at the right time.
“My current interests focus on discrimination in health care, medical mistrust and stigma – and how these things impact the health care and health-related behavior of disadvantaged populations and contribute to disparities in health and health care,” says Professor Sheryl Thorburn.
As the first accredited college of public health and human sciences in Oregon, CPHHS faculty and staff are the backbone behind the college’s past achievements and those to come in the future.
At the college, we love to talk about synergy – the many ways we work together to benefit individuals, families and communities in Oregon and around the world. And there is perhaps no stronger demonstration of synergy than what exists in a nearly four-year effort to become the first and only accredited college of public health and human sciences in Oregon.
The study is the first to look at the role of Hmong patriarchal and family influences on women’s breast and cervical cancer screening. It is also one of the only studies conducted with Oregon’s Hmong population.
Celia gazes out the arched window of the Women’s Building as a breeze catches red and yellow leaves swirling against a vivid blue fall sky. “I see things differently now, Even simple fall colors mean more,” says the courageous survivor of breast cancer.