Students Publish Health Policy Op-Eds

Mona Rath | January 27, 2020

Students in Katy Kozhimannil’s course, Principles of Health Policy, are required to write and submit Op-Eds for publication in local and regional news outlets. The course introduces students to the policy environment that influences and shapes public health. We are pleased to share the Fall 2019 Op-Eds selected for publication.

Rachel Cruz, MPH-PHAP
Hispanic mothers face barriers to health (The Daily Sentinel)

Mary Gilbertson, MPH-PHAP
Rates of youth self-directed violence in Washington County doubled in six years (The Bulletin, print version)

Meredith Gingold, MPH-PHAP
It’s time to study distracted biking in Minneapolis, (MinnPost)

Margaret Perez, Executive MPH-PHAP, Doulas can improve birth outcomes (Bemidji Pioneer)

Anna Shchetinina, MPH-PHAP
Letter to the editor: The kids are not alright (Minnesota Daily)

Keelia Silvis, MPH-PHAP
Too many African Americans are losing their sight to glaucoma (Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder)

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