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 | February 11th, 2020

Why? Because it's Essential

Having the skills to identify the root cause of a problem, and solving it, is the difference between chasing ghosts and being able to truly solve the problem for good, not just it’s manifestation.

PHX Perspectives | January 21st, 2020

Housing and Health

Housing insecure individuals have high rates of chronic physical health conditions, mental health conditions, and various disabilities, and face barriers to accessing health care.

PHX Perspectives | January 7th, 2020

Period Justice with The Period Project

Despite our broad range of experiences, what unifies us is our common belief in the public health mission that every menstruating individual should have access to clean and consistent period products.

PHX Perspectives | October 28th, 2019

Public Health Advocacy on Live Radio

Being a public health advocate is about challenging people to think critically and directing them to the right resources so they can find information for themselves.

PHX Perspectives | October 15th, 2019

Finding Compassion in a World of Chaos

In a world entrenched in chaos, confusion, and absolute uncertainty, it seems that we have lost touch with many of our core values—which are needed now more than ever.

PHX Perspectives | September 25th, 2019

How do Future Public Health Leaders Think About Today’s Challenges?

Over the past few years we’ve seen more and more young people engaging in social and health related conversations on the local, national, and global level. Not only does youth engagement positively impact the community, but it helps young people develop leadership skills and self-esteem.

PHX Perspectives | August 27th, 2019

Reflections on the Summer at PHX

For most students, summer is a time to take a break from classes and get real-world experience at internships, practicums, and jobs. At PHX, summer is also the perfect time for updating skills, deepening knowledge, and thoughtfully advancing our education programs and courses.

PHX Perspectives | April 30th, 2019

Inspiring the Next Generation to Promote Public Health

I love teaching young people about the opportunities that exist in biostatistics–because they are often unaware. Students who like solving complicated problems, working in teams and contributing to solutions that improve health are perfect candidates for biostatistics!

PHX Perspectives | April 9th, 2019

The Future of Fundraising

Understanding how emerging platforms and technologies can help us raise the funds needed to save lives is exciting to me and I love passing these skills on to other fundraisers in public health as diversified funding streams are what is needed to truly sustain impact and programs.

PHX Perspectives | March 27th, 2019

Presenting Public Health as a Lifelong Career Path

Young people are not exposed to public health as a discipline and potential career path until much later in their academic or professional lives— therefore, programs need to reach younger generations earlier in their educational journeys.

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