PHX Perspectives

As part of the “exchange” portion of our ethos, we have created this space to share the stories and viewpoints of both our colleagues and our peers in all sectors striving to advance health.

PHX Perspectives | July 30th, 2021

Summer at PHX

If the last year of the global COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it is that the time for public health is now! Through the 2021 PHX Summer Institute, PHX supported the academic and professional development of hundreds of public health professionals.

PHX Perspectives | July 14th, 2021

PHX Summer Youth Programs 2021

Not only does youth engagement positively impact the community, but it helps young people develop leadership skills and self-esteem according to the U.S Department of Health and Human Services.

PHX Perspectives | February 5th, 2021

Pivoting Online with the Public Health Workforce

While the virtual conference platform doesn’t replace the experience of being able to present physically in front of someone, NEPHTC aimed to do the next best thing by making the poster sessions dynamic and interactive.

PHX Perspectives | October 26th, 2020

From Data to Dashboards

More than ever before, managers need to make sound decisions based on data. Robust dashboards are important tools in this process.

PHX Perspectives | September 15th, 2020

Tips for Finding – and Starting – a New Job during COVID

While it’s certainly a decidedly unique time to be treading the waters of the job market, the circumstances don’t mean that all hope is lost. In fact, the transition to remote work has helped some organizations and employees flourish in ways that were previously foreign.

PHX Perspectives | July 20th, 2020

Reimagining a New Normal

The consequences of Covid-19 do not end at the hospital doors: communities of color are more likely to experience the pandemic’s harmful effects on wealth, housing, and education long after the pandemic is over. Wealth, housing, and education are self-reinforcing and inextricably linked to health.

PHX Perspectives | May 4th, 2020

Pause.

As chaos looms over the future of humanity in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, many Americans find themselves in a state of fear and uncertainty. While I am fully aware that no individual’s experience is the same, it is crucial that everyone takes a moment to step back and try to view this from a new perspective.

PHX Perspectives | April 1st, 2020

Three Lessons in Public Health

The three greatest lessons I have learned in public health thus far are the importance of perspectives, the need to incorporate intersectionality and the benefits of lifelong learning.

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