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]

Barbara Pieper, PhD, RN.

Associate Dean, School of Nursing; Director, Robert E. Kinsinger Institute for Nursing Excellence Dr. Barbara B. Pieper has been affiliated with Excelsior College for more than 28 years. As a founding faculty member of the School of Health Sciences, Dr. Pieper was...  [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]

Rena Jones, PhD.

Faculty Member, School of Health Sciences Rena R. Jones, PhD, is an epidemiologist working with a research focus on environmental exposures and the application and validation of methodologic approaches to evaluate the environmental etiology of health risks. She completed her masters and...  [Read More]