Saturday, June 10, 2006

Public Health Association of New York city

The Public Health Association of New York City (PHANYC) held their first annual student conference on Saturday, June 10, 2006 at Brookdale Campus. This year, PHANYC celebrates their 70th anniversary and continues to represent the voice of Urban Public Health for the American Public Health Association. They comprise of a diverse group of doctors, researchers, nurses, professors, consumers and students. All these health professions are bounded by their passion and voice to the field of health.

REASON TO JOIN AS A STUDENT/ GRADUATE


  • Mentor Program with seasoned professionals
  • They have cutting edge information about the local and state level of Public Health policies and discussions for education and advocacy
  • Job bank available for members only
  • Networking and relationship building opportunities

WEBSITE: www.phanyc.org

Viewed a panelist of Neighborhood level approaches to public health problems:

  • Recognizing Children's Perceptions of their Neighborhoods: New Directions for Research on Children, Health and Neighborhoods By Nicole Shaefer-McDaniel
  • Community Capacity for Cancer Prevention By Delores Owens and Shatese Valentine
  • Perceived Linkages Between Urban Decay and HIV Risk Behavior: A Study of Substance-Using Women in the South Bronx By Angela Jeffers

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