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Category: Public Health

Job outlook for skilled administrators set to spike in the wake of healthcare changes driven by COVID-19

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced sweeping changes on numerous industries, healthcare not the least among them. This has changed the job outlook, creating a larger demand for skilled healthcare administrators.  During the pandemic, health systems have had to quickly implement new capacity-planning methods to balance the availability of beds, staff and hospital resources. The planning models […]


Purdue Public Health study focuses on COVID-19’s effect on area homeless

Friday, April 16th, 2021

Written by: Tim Brouk Among the many unforgettable news media images during the COVID-19 pandemic were images that depicted cities’ treatment of their homeless populations. Painted boxes spaced six feet apart for homeless individuals to sleep in a Las Vegas parking lot to tiny house villages erected in Seattle showed some metropolitan areas’ varying responses […]

Andrea DeMaria

Public Health professor selected as winner of reproductive health award

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Andrea DeMaria, assistant professor of Public Health, was selected as a 2019 winner of 120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders, an initiative by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health.

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Have you talked to your daughter about menstruation lately?

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

Dr. Andrea DeMaria from Purdue’s Public Health Graduate Program published findings on menstruation to expose a “culture of silence,” as well as myths, misconceptions, and fear-mongering surrounding periods.

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Indiana state health commissioner to speak at Purdue women’s health symposium

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Dr. Kristina Box, Indiana state health commissioner, is the keynote speaker for Breaking Barriers: Improving Access to Health Services for Women and Children in Indiana, a women’s health symposium at Purdue University on April 22.

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