While the nation is watching the health care debate continue to unfold, American Indians in particular are paying close attention. American Indians uniquely benefited from the passage of ACA and could be significantly impacted by its repeal.
Passionate about serving others and being involved in his community, MHA@GW student Eric Johnson always believed that the health care industry would be a great industry for him to pursue. He credits his mentor, a retired hospital CEO, for encouraging him to pursue an MHA instead of an MBA.
Having already earned a dual MBA in project management and health care management, Henry Howington wanted to take his leadership skills and knowledge of the health care industry to a higher level. When he learned about MHA@GW, he knew he had found the right match.
Determining how vaccines can be used for existing and emerging health threats — both in the United States and internationally — and understanding the inherent challenges of that learning process is crucial for the next generation of public health professionals.
The need for effective health communication is growing. Today, both public and private institutions are using the internet and other technologies to speed the delivery of health information. However, for people with limited reading or technical skills, this can pose a challenge. That’s why it’s so important for public health professionals to become well versed in the creation and delivery of consumer health communications.
Global climate change has the potential to affect human health in two significant ways: by changing the severity and frequency of health issues already affected by climate factors, and by creating unprecedented health threats in places where they have not previously occurred.