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.
This summer, public health professionals participated in the 2019 program, Essentials of Biostatistics with SAS JMP®. We asked two participants, Shirin and Jennifer, to tell us about their experience in the program.
Matt, Chris, and Don discuss a study on a new treatment for sickle cell disease, the gang discuss some advances in registered reports, and Matt figures out which celebrity he should publish a paper with.
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.
Matt, Chris, and Don discuss the relationship between ability to smell and mortality, the gang discuss the role that journals have to play in combatting false medical claims, and Matt explains his concerns about the future of sandwiches.
Matt, Chris, and Don determine whether you really need to walk 10,000 steps per day, the gang discuss a paper that had two discussion sections which came to two different conclusions, and Don enlightens us on whether couples look alike.
Why has the media recently described suicide as a public health crisis despite its rarity on the population level? Dr. Jaimie Gradus, Associate Professor of Epidemiology at BUSPH, shares three key points on understanding this epidemic and what researchers are doing to help prevent future deaths.