Category: Public Health

Public Health

Learning from Experience: Personal Stories from the Opioid Epidemic

February 19, 2020

Join the Baldwin Wallace University PA program on March 4 for an in-person and live–streamed event: “Learning from Experience: Personal Stories from the Opioid Epidemic.”  Students from Baldwin Wallace’s PA program will be joined by students from other Ohio programs at Case Western Reserve University and Lake Erie College to discuss the devastating effects of opioid and heroin use that continue to impact communities nationwide. PA students routinely receive […]

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McCance-Katz Speaks Out on OUD

May 7, 2019

In a recent blog post on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA) website, Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services for Mental Health and Substance Use Elinore McCance-Katz, MD, PhD, called for a concentrated effort among health care providers to increase the availability of services for patients with opioid use disorder (OUD). According […]

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Up to $6,000 Available for Health Equity Case Studies

September 28, 2016

The Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) and the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) are seeking faculty proposals to create educational case studies on the social determinants of health (SDOH). This is a great opportunity to show other health professions how PA educators are teaching their students about health equity and the […]

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Now Open: 2016 NHSC Loan Repayment Program

February 24, 2016

PAs can get up to $50,000 to repay their health profession student loans in exchange for a two-year commitment to work at an approved National Health Service Corps (NHSC) site in a high-need, underserved area. The payment is free from Federal income tax and is made at the beginning of service so participants can more […]

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