Community Health Education enables people to gain control over the social, political, and personal conditions that affect their health. Community health educators are on the frontlines of this nation’s efforts to reduce health disparities and improve quality of life.
Community Health Education
in the spotlight
Public Health alumna Mary Ann Petti, MPH ’12, recently received a Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) “30 Under 30” award as part of its 2014 National Health Education Week campaign.
A research team led by Krishna Poudel, Associate Professor of Community Health Education, is reporting high coinfection rates of hepatitis C virus (HCV) among HIV-positive individuals residing in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.