Yearly Archives:: 2021

Battling Misinformation Through Health Messaging

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SPH professors Dana Litt, PhD, and Scott Walters, PhD, were recently invited to write about “Battling Misinformation Through Health Messaging” for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Science, Health, and Public Trust website. A recent HSC School of Public Health story on “Myths and truths about false news” caught the attention of the NIH, leading to Read More »

MHA faculty and Executives in Residence lead 2021 ACHE national Congress on Healthcare Leadership educational sessions

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By Sally Crocker This year, HSC’s Master of Health Administration (MHA) faculty and the program’s new Executives in Residence, consisting of local and national experts in the field, are leading a record number of educational sessions at the virtual 2021 Congress on Healthcare Leadership presented by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) March 22-25. Read More »

Your COVID-19 vaccine questions answered

Diana Cervantes. Assistant Professor Biostatistics & Epidemiology

By Sally Crocker More people are getting their COVID-19 vaccinations as more doses are being shipped to communities across the U.S. The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are already well underway, and a third option, from manufacturer Johnson & Johnson, has now received FDA emergency authorization and is making its way to vaccine hubs around the Read More »

MHA women make history as Women’s History Month begins

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By Sally Crocker Three diverse women from HSC’s Master of Health Administration (MHA) program are kicking off Women’s History Month 2021 with a bang, advancing for the first time in the program’s history to the semifinals category of a top North American student case competition. Graduate scholar case competitions enable students to demonstrate their knowledge, Read More »