The field of public health is comprised of individuals who help, educate, protect, and improve the health and safety of our communities. We invite you learn more about public health and nursing this month through our featured faculty member’s experiences and insights. Explore the articles below to learn more.
Leather Shoes and Gigabytes: Improving Public Health
By Tiffany Stallings, Adjunct Faculty, Kaplan University School of Health Sciences
Tiffany Stallings discusses methods of collecting public health data and how to contribute to advancements in the field of public health. Read More
Public Health: School Nurses Are in Demand
Lynnae Lockett, Kaplan University School of Nursing
Adjunct faculty Lynnae Lockett discusses the increased demand for school nurses and the qualifications needed to become a nurse caring for our countries children in local schools across the nation. Read More
Public Health Nursing in Las Vegas
By Dr. Jean Benzel-Lindley, Adjunct Faculty, Kaplan University School of Nursing
Dr. Jean Benzel-Lindley discusses the role of a public health nurse and their promotion of general public health though educational programs and disease prevention initiatives.
Government Spotlight: Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Read the Center for Public Service’s Government Spotlight on the Centers for Disease Control and all the health and disease prevention related resources it offers.
Government Spotlight: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Learn more about the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and how it is finding new ways to improve health care through research and the use of health information management.
Nonprofit Spotlight: World Health Organization
Learn more about the World Health Organization (WHO) and its role in public health and health care around the world. Read More