MPH Guest Speaker Spotlight: Makenzie Peterson, MSc, Wellness Program Director, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, on “Addressing Mental Health in Public Health”

February 6, 2019. Human health should be considered through a mind and body (psychosomatic), holistic approach with an effort to prevent illnesses while providing equitable, accessible and quality care for those already touched by a disease. Yet, mental health is often limited or unavailable to some populations. MaKenzie Peterson, Wellness…

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MPH Program Coordinator Toni Thibeaux Starts Billboard Campaign

Toni Thibeaux, MPH Program Coordinator, started a billboard campaign this month in her hometown of Shreveport, Louisiana acknowledging the achievements of African American men with roots similar to hers.  To read the full story please visit: https://www.ktbs.com/news/billboard-campaign-featuring-black-males-begins-today/article_6ef97402-12ce-11e9-81ae-03b2ef730906.html 

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Computer program aids food safety experts with pathogen testing

Martin Wiedmann/Provided Listeria monocytogenes. An innovative computer program could be a big help for food safety professionals working to keep production facilities free of food-borne pathogens. Cornell scientists have developed a computer program, Environmental Monitoring With an Agent-Based Model of listeria (EnABLe), to simulate the most likely locations in a…

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CCE-Tompkins with Cornell MPH Program to Lead New County Wide Farm-to-School Buying Program

Students at Beverly J. Martin Elementary prepare vegetables as part of a farm-to-table program, offered by the Ithaca City School District, in partnership with CCE-Tompkins.  Photo by Lara Parrilla, provided.  Tompkins County school districts, K-12 students, and area farmers will benefit from a new Farm-to-School buying program that aims to…

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