|Health Behavior in Action
Students blog about their summer Practica
MPH students Casey McCormick and Michael Wilson are spending their summer in Hanoi doing their practica as interns with Helen Keller International
plan to blog about their experiences as the summer rolls along. Read it here
The Daily Tarheel
featured an article
about Casey and Michael's HKI internships before they left.
Ribisl Testifies on Tobacco Policy at
New York City Council Meeting
and his Project Director Ashley Leighton traveled to NYC for a City Council hearing on a proposed set of progressive tobacco policies.
regulations aim to curb youth and adult smoking by banning price
tobacco products, introducing a tobacco display ban at the
raising the tobacco purchase age to 21. Dr. Ribisl, an expert in tobacco
policy whose research currently focuses on tobacco product
oral testimony to the City Council about the positive public health
impact of the initiative. Learn more about the proposed legislation here
. Dr. Ribisl discussed these issues in an NPR interview.
2012 Hochbaum Lecture by Allan Steckler, DrPH, is available online here.