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Public Health Informatics and the Future of Public Health

I wrote this essay almost six years ago, while I was in graduate school working on my MPH. I stumbled across it recently and thought to share it, especially given the direction in which my career has moved. Public health informatics represents an exciting area of future growth in public health, where many different disciplines […]

Experiencing E-Cigs, Part 1: The Starter Pack

It has been established beyond all doubt that smoking tobacco is, to put it mildly, not great for your health. I’ve known that since I was in elementary school, where I penned a quite-awful “editorial” asking why tobacco wasn’t made illegal, since it was so obviously bad for you. Times have changed since then, and […]