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Contact:
Gardner, Jolynn K.
Director, Public Health Program

McCabe, Room 215

Public Health 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20016-8037 United States

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Child holding a sign that says Hungry

In the Community ·

The Growing Hunger Crisis in America

Health Studies webinar examines how COVID is making hunger an urgent issue for more and more Americans
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Kids jumping into a pool

First Person ·

Is It Safe to Jump In?

Every summer, Americans flock to swimming pools to cool off and get exercise. But are they safe? Health Studies Professorial Lecturer Jody Gan shares the latest guidance for safe swimming during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Coronavirus

In the Community ·

AU Public Health Scholars “Go Inside the Outbreak”

AU Public Health Scholars Director Melissa Hawkins designed this summer’s Emerging Issues in Public Health Seminar class to focus solely on the pandemic—even as events were unfolding in real time.
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Battelle-Tompkins Memorial Building

Achievements ·

Banner Award Season for College of Arts and Sciences Students

Congratulations to the 2020 University Student Award Winners!
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Trina and son with box filled with PPE

In the Community ·

Professor Delivers 200,000+ Pieces of PPE to Desperate Hospitals

In just six weeks, Dr. Trina Ulrich has collected and delivered more than 200,000 pieces of desperately needed (PPE) to doctors and nurses across the nation.
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Samantha White and poster

Research ·

First-Ever “Virtual” Mathias Conference Winners Announced

The winners have been announced for a very special Robyn Rafferty Mathias Student Research Conference, one of the College of Arts and Sciences’ most important forums for students to present their scholarship and creative works.
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Student Life ·

Coping Tips from AU Health Promotion Students

A group of AU Health Promotion ’20 students researched strategies for promoting mental health during this difficult and uncertain time. They share them here, in their own words.
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In the Community ·

AU Public Health Students’ Work Continues Unabated

In the midst of the global pandemic crisis, fifty-seven AU public health students are continuing their important mission to support community public health organizations, ranging from the DC Department of Health to the American Heart Association.
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A child gets their arm swabbed by a physician

Department Spotlight ·

American University’s Public Health Program Receives Prestigious Accreditation

American University’s Public Health Program has received five-year accreditation by the highly respected Council on Education for Public Health.
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