YSPH MPH Students Tackle Vaccine Policy in Op Ed Pieces
MPH students in the Introduction to Health Policy and Health Care Systems course examine the fundamental concerns that shape the development of health policy, and learn a paradigm of strategic thinking to address consequential public health issues. They apply these principles to influence public discourse for a major contemporary health and social policy challenge by writing an Op Ed.
YAA Q&A: Melia Bernal ’17, ’23 MSN/MPH knows life is a marathon, not a sprint
A year ago, Melia Bernal ’17, ’23 MSN/MPH underwent a life-saving liver transplant. During treatment, she focused on staying positive while her body healed. Once recovered, she decided to celebrate. For Bernal, that meant celebrating her physical and mental strength by running her first marathon — which just so happened to be the New York City Marathon, one of the largest running events in the world.
Commentary: Hatch should help generic drugs get to market
Lower drug prices depend upon the timely entry of generic competitors at the conclusion of a drug’s patent life. Current legislation, moving through Congress, would limit the ability for generic manufacturers to compete with patent-protected pharmaceutical companies.