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Mocs Public Health News!

Conducting Contact Tracing for the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department   

March 27, 2020. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, MPH students, staff, and faculty are assisting the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department with contact tracing. Leading this effort is Dr. Dawn Ford, MPH faculty member. Dr. Ford has conducted HIPAA and contact tracing trainings via Zoom to all volunteers including Ahletic Training students and undergraduate students. 

MPH Students Lead a Social Media Campaign for Promoting Social Distancing 

March 26, 2020. The Hamilton County Health Department recruited three MPH students to initiate a social media campaign to promote social distancing in our community. Leading the initiative are Kimberly Reid, MPH second-year student, Rosie Loeser & Taylor Moore, MPH first-year students. Follow, like, re-post and help promote social distancing through their social media platforms: @AloneTogetherCHAAlone Together Chattanooga, and Alone2getherCHA.

Article Published in the Journal of Teaching & Learning in Medicine

February 28, 2020. Our program is proud to announce a recently published article by UTC MPH faculty member in the Journal of Teaching & Learning in Medicine titled, "Identifying key physical activity categories and topics to include in health professional training programs." Findings from this article can serve as a foundation for a diverse number of health professional training programs. Access the full article here.  

Dr. Shewanee Howard-Baptiste's New Leadership Role in AABHE

February 7, 2020. Dr. Shewanee Howard-Baptiste, Public Health faculty member, recently accepted a new leadership role with the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE). Dr. Howard-Baptiste is responsible for leading the program planning committee in preparation for the upcoming AABHE national conference in Charleston, SC on March 18-21, 2020. 

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