Monthly Archives: July 2014

Practicum Experience in North Carolina

By Stephanie Johnson
July 31, 2014

My practicum experience was not what I had planned on doing nor was it something I thought I would be interested in, but fate had a way of stepping in and I was shown a new world that I never really thought much about before. Acting as a consultant for a county public health department […]

Healthy Summer Travel

By Satesh Bidaisee, Associate Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, St. George's University
July 20, 2014

Whether for business or pleasure, more of us will be traveling internationally this summer. But with so many things to see and do when you get to your destination, the basics of health and safety can often be neglected. Here are top ten tips on staying healthy when traveling: 1.      Check the Centers for Disease Control and […]

PHSA Participates in Health Expo in Gouyave

By Kate Gulbrand
July 14, 2014

On June 27, the Public Health Students Association (PHSA) along with visiting nursing students and occupational health students from San Jose State University assisted in a Health Expo put on by the Ministry of Health and Social Security in Gouyave, St. John, Grenada.  The purpose of the Health Expo was to promote community outreach regarding […]