Public Health Studies faculty and students present at national conferences
The presentations covered a broad range of topics at conferences held throughout the fall.
Senior lecturer of public health studies, Amanda Tapler, presented her research titled, “Global Public Health Practicum: A transformative global learning experience” at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators conference held Oct. 22-25, 2017, in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Stephanie Baker, assistant professor of public health studies, along with colleagues from the Greensboro Health Disparities Collaborative was part of two presentations at the American Public Health Association (APHA) conference held Nov. 4-8 in Atlanta, Georgia.
The presentations were titled, "It’s like you don’t have a roadmap really: Using an anti-racism framework to analyze patients’ encounters in the cancer system," and "Innovations in nurse navigation to advance health equity in cancer care: Leveraging race-conscious communication strategies and race-specific informatics."
Katherine Johnson, assistant professor of public health studies, and Dr. Richard Riegelman of George Washington University presented "Connections between community colleges and four-year institutions" at the undergraduate network session at APHA.
Public health studies and statistics major Bethany Lake also presented her Honors and Lumen research at APHA titled, "Migrant health experience in Alamance County: Provider perspectives on innovation in community-based health care."
Anthropology major and public health studies minor Sarah Holdren presented her Honors and Lumen research titled, “I pumped, I didn’t breastfeed: An examination of human milk value in the NICUat the American Anthropological Association conference held Nov. 29-Dec. 3 in Washington, D.C.