When the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic hit Massachusetts, MD/MPH student Rachel Getz felt powerless to help, until she found a way to turn her passion and public health experience into action.
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Accessible, Equitable, and Understandable Public Health
Meet Iris Olson, MPH, (they/them/theirs) a member of the APHVC infographics team. You might have seen their infographics and videos on mask-wearing and how to stay safe as Massachusetts gradually reopens. For Iris, communicating health information in an easy to understand way is paramount. “[Y]ou just can’t shove a peer-reviewed journal at somebody and beContinue reading “Accessible, Equitable, and Understandable Public Health”
Bilingual Students from Massachusetts Public Health Programs Team Up in COVID Response
Public Health students across Massachusetts are utilizing their language skills in the fight against COVID-19.
Local and national news coverage of the MA Academic Public Health Volunteer Corps.