MPH-PHAP Students Publish Health Policy Op-Eds

Mona Rath | December 14, 2018

Fourteen MPH-PHAP students published Op-Eds in local and regional news publications as part of a required course, Principles of Health Policy.  The course, taught by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil, introduces students to the policy environment that influences and shapes public health.

Emily Acers
Head Games: concussions more frequent among youth sports, Pine Knot News

Taiwo Aremu
We must address the Chlamydia epidemic among black women, MN Spokesman Recorder

Hannah Brekke
Expand options for dental care, Lacrosse Tribune

Jasmeen Chauhan
Valley fever information needs to be more available,

Joseline Haizel-Cobbina
Fall-related traumatic brain injury is a silent epidemic; we can do more to curb it, Minnpost

Madelyn Klabunde
An emergency for native Minnesotans is hidden inside the states opioid epidemic, MinnPost

Fredrick Machi Ogugua
Minnesota can do more to curb teen e-cigarette use, MinnPost

Emily Martin
High insulin prices are lowering the quality of life for Hennepin County diabetics, MinnPost

Ericka Lara Ovares
Teenage American Indians and their babies: Another addition to the Wall of the Forgotten Natives, StarTribune

Sarah Perez-Sanz
The Future of Michigan’s Skilled Labor Force Depends on the Health of Today’s High Schoolersm, Benzie County Record Patriot, December 5, 2018

Casey Rieck
Minnesota rates of hospital acquired infections have decreased, but we still have a way to go, MinnPost

Maddy Schwartz
Minnesota should do more to protect victims of domestic violence, MinnPost

Sohayla Shahsavand
How Minnesota could help prevent childhood obesity among Latinos, MinnPost

Julia Urban
Ways to address high and rising teen rates of chlamydia, MinnPost

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