POWER TO PUBLIC HEALTH: ONE GRADUATE STUDENT AT A TIME

Hobbies and graduate student life: Not inherently incompatible

Creativity is necessary for all parts of life. As a classics professor of mine used to like saying, “the humanities are what make us human.”((University of Maryland Department of Classics. (n.d.). Retrieved October 29, 2019, from https://classics.umd.edu/users/gstaley )) If prompted, he would expound at length on discussions of art, writing,…

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Hobbies and graduate student life: Not inherently incompatible
A Ballerina of the Hathaway Academy of Ballet, photo by David R. Tribble and licensed under CC. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ballet-Ballerina-1843.jpg

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – Book Review

This story was one of betrayal from the Johns Hopkins hospital, and heartbreak over the loss of someone special. Skloot, who is an experienced science writer, touches upon some significant concepts throughout the book, ranging from the mistreatment of Blacks and minorities as research tools for medicine, to the lack of knowledge the Lacks family had towards mental health and their well-being.

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – Book Review
HeLA Cell Culture, Image attributable Nikon, Micorscopy University.

Hurricane Dorian: Miamians Reflect on Public Health Response, Climate Change

Miami is no stranger to hurricanes, and admittedly, we’re often more likely to glance at radar images of an approaching storm, only to shrug and minimize its potential, joking about stocking up on alcohol. But we all know deep down that hurricane destruction is nothing we would wish on anyone.

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Hurricane Dorian: Miamians Reflect on Public Health Response, Climate Change
Hurricane Dorian reaching the Bahamas on its track to Florida, USA - September 1st, 2019 14.11 UTC. Image processed by Pierre Markuse, distributed on Flickr.

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