In his new role, Safranek will keep Smith’s office current on developing infectious disease processes or outbreaks in Nebraska, the U.S. and globally, according to the memo. He will maintain relationships with local public health departments, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, regional task forces, the Centers for Disease Control, local and state laboratories and the State Board of Health. And he will “continue to function as a subject matter expert on epidemiological issues for Nebraska.”
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Elizabethtown College recently launched an interdisciplinary and dynamic Public Health major. A relevant career field amid the COVID-19 pandemic, students majoring in Public health also will address issues of poverty, nutrition, disease control and prevention, aging, and environmental risks.
“The study of public health has never been more relevant or important,” Elizabethtown College Dean of the School of Public Service, April Kelly-Woessner said. “Our interdisciplinary program prepares students to address pressing needs in their communities, such as those related to the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Etown’s B.A. in Public Health is designed for students to engage in social sciences and policy-focused classes, preparing them for careers in advocacy, policy work, and program administration with community organizations and government agencies. The BS in Public Health program is based primarily on the hard sciences, preparing students for graduate programs in public health and for