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If you're aiming to advance your career in public health, an online Master of Public Health (MPH) program is just the beginning of your journey. Whether you're interested in working directly with the public or you prefer a behind-the-scenes position that lets you increase treatment efficiency and ef...

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Throughout the mid-19th century, clinicians noted the impact of socio-environmental factors on healthcare. From unusually high incidences of breast cancer in Italian nuns to cancers that only seemed to affect chimney sweeps in Great Britain, medical literature of the period carefully traced the co...

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It can be easy to take for granted the comforts that most of us have in our homes. Indoor plumbing, running water, heat, a safe place to sleep, food—even the people fortunate enough to enjoy these amenities will periodically fall ill. Yet they can maintain their cleanliness, get adequate rest an...

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Learning the Perks of Studying Online

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I am currently in the Ohio Air National Guard as a guardsman. I work in an administrative field in a maintenance management company. I recently returned from my first deployment overseas and curren...

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An Online Program For All Ages

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I am a registered respiratory therapist with 50 years of clinical, teaching, publishing and home healthcare ownership. I live in the Dayton, Ohio area, where I was born and raised.

My “job,” at this...

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An Online Experience with a Personal Touch

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I graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in political science from Youngstown State University, during which I was fortunate to obtain an internship with U.S. Congressman Bill Jo...

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People from across the world come to the United States seeking a better life for themselves and their families. Once they arrive, they generally tend to congregate in similar areas and live amongst each other, which creates a feeling of community and connectedness in a place that isn’t their nativ...

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For the last several years, Kent State University’s College of Public Health has participated in Blackboard’s Exemplary Course Program (ECP), which recognizes and honors educators who are passionate about leveraging technology in education and working to improve best practices in their communi...

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Considered one of the biggest public health achievements in recent years, the global rate for maternal mortalities has decreased by 44 percent since 1990, according to a 2015 report that examines the progress made under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).1 In the same 25-year timespan, the MD...

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Get to Know a Current MPH Student

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Currently, I work full-time as a farm to table coordinator, which means I work to connect the local food system. I do this through building relationships with small-scale farmers and institutions, help...

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