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Public Health & Public Policy

Common Social Determinants of Health & How to Address Them photo

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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September 5, 2018

Public Health Jobs for Those Committed to Social Justice

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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August 21, 2018

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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July 17, 2018

What Can You Do with a Master’s in Public Health?

Are you interested in earning your MPH, but want to make sure it’s the right fit? Here’s a closer look at how the degree can advance your career.

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December 11, 2017

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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November 14, 2017

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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February 1, 2017

How a Master of Public Health Clarified One Alumna's Career Path

Adrianna Boulin, a research assistant at Brigham and Women's Hospital, describes how her graduate degree is "still manifesting itself."

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