leveraged resources from state and federal agencies to fund the course and has used this partnership as a model to develop and deliver additional distance learning and classroom-based trainings.
Diversity and flexibility in career options typified the "positive" responses to the question on the value of the MSW/MPH: "It provided me with a greater variety of options," and "My education at the BUSPH
enhanced my experience at BUSSW.
Previous studies led by Ann Aschengrau, professor of epidemiology at BUSPH
, have found associations between PCE exposure and cancer, as well as reproductive and developmental outcomes.
The study, headed by Jonathan Howland, BUSPH
, comes amid increased government scrutiny of energy drinks, particularly when mixed with alcohol.
Tozan, assistant professor of international health at BUSPH
, said, "The success of interventions in the community ultimately depends on whether formal health systems can provide front-line health workers with drugs and other necessary health commodities, regular monitoring and supervision, and linkages to referral systems" for follow-up treatment.
The research team from the Center for Global Health and Development at BUSPH
addressed the widespread practice of treating children with fevers with anti-malarial drugs, rather than screening them first for malaria or pneumonia.
We were fortunate to be able to have such a large study sample to interview to help us understand this phenomenon," said Lee Strunin of BUSPH