Latest Schools of public health Stories

2014-06-24 23:02:15

Oregon State University has become the first institution in the state to have an accredited school of public health. Corvallis, OR (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Oregon State University’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences was granted accreditation today, making it the first school of public health in Oregon to earn that recognition. The accreditation, from the Council on Education for Public Health, means OSU has the only accredited school of public health between San Francisco and...

2014-01-21 23:26:06

With the release of a new report, Community Colleges and Public Health Project Interim Report, November 2013, the longstanding role of community colleges in preparing health professionals may soon expand to offering more courses and programs in public health. Exploring the role of community colleges in readying students for the public health workforce and for transfer education is the focus of Community Colleges and Public Health (CC&PH) Project, the second phase of which is now under...

2012-04-25 12:02:22

One in three households in Baltimore misreports its smoke alarm coverage, with the vast majority of errors due to over-reporting coverage, according to a study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy. Reasons for over-reporting included study participants incorrectly assuming all of their alarms were working because they weren´t beeping, and not having alarms on every level of the home. While previous research has found varying validity for self-report...

2012-01-30 14:23:46

More research and programs are needed to address the elevated rate of motor vehicle-related deaths among American Indian and Alaska Native populations, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy. To better understand this racial and ethnic disparity, the authors conducted a systematic review of literature published over the past twenty years and found just seven studies describing the problem, and only seven that tested interventions. This is the...

2011-11-07 17:13:19

First public health study to examine a state-level approach to fire safety A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy finds fire and life safety programs in Delaware offer a strategic, comprehensive and coordinated approach to fire prevention. The study, which involved in-depth interviews with members of the state´s fire service, highlights the diversity of prevention initiatives underway in the state and documents how tradition, dedication,...

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