Posts filed under "Public Health"

Community Stewardship: Leveraging distance educators to solve global community challenges

Experts from Excelsior College discuss the endless opportunities for faculty and students to come together to address global issues thanks to distance learning. By By Laurie Carbo-Porter, PhD, RN, CNE; and Dorcey L. Applyrs, DrPH, MPH Leadership at institutions of higher education...  [Read More]

Dr. Rena Jones on ebola’s arrival In U.S.

Health officials in Texas say they have contacted 80 people who may have had direct or indirect contact with a man from Liberia who is now being treated in Dallas for Ebola. Thomas Eric Duncan came down with the symptoms  while visiting...  [Read More]

What would happen if ebola spread to the U.S.?

What would the process be if a case of Ebola was diagnosed within the general U.S. population? What agencies and institutions would be involved? How would they prevent – or curb – mass panic? In the wake of the recent outbreak of...  [Read More]