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Working In Urban Health: What You Need To Know photo

January 17, 2020

Working In Urban Health: What You Need To Know

Dr. Neil Maniar talks about working in urban public health, including the skills you need and the challenges you’ll face on the way to a successful career.

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January 16, 2020

4 of the Most Pressing Global Health Problems We Face Today

Holly Dygert, a lecturer in the Northeastern University College of Professional Studies, describes the challenges she sees facing global health.

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January 9, 2020

Military Disability Cases Offer New Perspective on Compensation for Discrimination

Read an exerpt from a Northeastern Doctor of Law and Policy student's thesis which examines discrimination in the military and current compensation models.

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January 3, 2020

Global Health Careers: How Can I Make a Difference?

Are you interested in a global health career? Here's a guide to the industry, along with five careers to consider.  

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December 31, 2019

Top Social Justice Careers in Public Health

Dr. Neil Maniar explores the connection between social justice and public health—and gives his advice on how to pursue a social justice career to address healthcare inequities.

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December 26, 2019

Doctor of Law & Policy: 5 Tips for Choosing Your Dissertation Topic

Kimberly Larson, director of Northeastern's Doctor of Law and Policy program, shares her advice for students when choosing a dissertation topic.

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July 25, 2019

Common Social Determinants of Health & How to Address Them

Explore the social determinants of health, and learn the ways healthcare professionals can address them in their daily work.

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September 27, 2018

Three Emerging Trends Creating New Public Health Careers

The field of public health is expansive and the number of new opportunities is growing. Here’s a look at the three major trends spawning new careers.

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September 20, 2018

Overcoming Cultural Barriers in Healthcare

Northeastern's experts discuss the role of race, culture, and ethnicity in healthcare, and how you can play a role in combating pervasive global health inequities.

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September 11, 2018

The Role You Can Play in Addressing Global Health Inequalities

A master’s in public health can prepare you to address theses social inequalities that impact health.

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