Register for the Dornsife Public Health Case Competition

REGISTRATION CLOSES ON 1/24 AT 11:59PM

The Public Health Case Competition, developed by the Office of Public Health Practice at the Dornsife School of Public Health (DSPH), is open to all DSPH undergraduate, MS, and MPH students who want to engage in a unique learning experience, address a Philadelphia public health problem in a team environment, and have a chance to win prize money!

The annual competition brings together up to ten interdisciplinary teams of four or five students to create innovative solutions to address a real-life public health issue impacting Philly.

Over just two weeks, teams collaborate effectively and quickly before presenting their intervention to a panel of judges on competition day.

The 2021 Case Competition is on Thursday, February 18, 2021. The Q&A session with the judges will be from 3:00-5:00pm and the awards ceremony will be held at 5:00PM.

Prizes include:

  • Graduate Winning Team: $1000 per team
  • Undergraduate Winning Team: $1000 per team
  • Honorable Mention (may be a graduate or undergraduate team): $500 per team
  • People’s Choice Award: $500 per team

Interview Like A Boss (Winter PDS #2)

Join the Offices of Student Affairs & Public Health Practice for the Winter Workshop #2 of the Professional Development Series: Interview Like A Boss on Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 6:00PM – 7:00 PM EST via Zoom!

The second PDS Winter Workshop will be lead by Christina Hall, Julie Vardaro, and Claire Gunnison.

Hall is a Career and Executive Leadership Coach and founder of CGH Careers, LCC. She is currently an Improvement Manager at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in the Center for Healthcare Quality & Analytics (CHQA). Vardaro is currently an Improvement Advisor at CHOP. Her background is in project management, and she is a certified project manager through PMI. Gunnison, MPH, is a Enterprise Improvement Advisor at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

See the DASH Professional Development Series page for more information, or click here to register!

As a reminder, it is required that all first year MPH students in the face-to-face and online programs complete at least 8 of the 12 offered sessions before their APE learning agreement is approved. Recordings of past workshops are available on the DASH Professional Development Series page.

Register for the Dornsife Public Health Case Competition

REGISTRATION CLOSES ON 1/24 AT 11:59PM

The Public Health Case Competition, developed by the Office of Public Health Practice at the Dornsife School of Public Health (DSPH), is open to all DSPH undergraduate, MS, and MPH students who want to engage in a unique learning experience, address a Philadelphia public health problem in a team environment, and have a chance to win prize money!

The annual competition brings together up to ten interdisciplinary teams of four or five students to create innovative solutions to address a real-life public health issue impacting Philly.

Over just two weeks, teams collaborate effectively and quickly before presenting their intervention to a panel of judges on competition day.

The 2021 Case Competition is on Thursday, February 18, 2021. The Q&A session with the judges will be from 3:00-5:00pm and the awards ceremony will be held at 5:00PM.

Prizes include:

  • Graduate Winning Team: $1000 per team
  • Undergraduate Winning Team: $1000 per team
  • Honorable Mention (may be a graduate or undergraduate team): $500 per team
  • People’s Choice Award: $500 per team

Integrating Intersectionality Into the Exposome: Implications for Population Health Disparities

Join the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at Dornsife and Ami R. Zota, ScD, MS for a research seminar on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 from 2:00PM – 3:00PM EST via Zoom!

Zota, associate professor (tenured), in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health, will discuss how integrating intersectionality into the exposome can help advance health equity. She will introduce concepts and tools for public health scientists interested in operationalizing this approach and discuss examples from her work on racial inequities in women’s health.

Please note that registration is required to attend this seminar.

To further prevent Zoom bombing, admission to the seminar will be limited to the first ten minutes.

Click here for more information, and click here to register!

Dornsife Public Health Case Competition

Registration is now open for the annual Dornsife Public Health Case Competition!

The Public Health Case Competition, developed by the Office of Public Health Practice at the Dornsife School of Public Health (DSPH), is open to all DSPH undergraduate, MS, and MPH students who want to engage in a unique learning experience, address a Philadelphia public health problem in a team environment, and have a chance to win prize money! The annual competition brings together up to ten interdisciplinary teams of four or five students to create innovative solutions to address a real-life public health issue impacting Philly. Over just two weeks, teams collaborate effectively and quickly before presenting their intervention to a panel of judges on competition day.

The 2021 Case Competition is on Thursday, February 18, 2021. The Q&A session with the judges will be from 3:00 – 5:00 pm and the awards ceremony will be held at 5:00 pm.

Registration is open from Tuesday, January 19, 2021 through Sunday, January 24, 2021 at 11:59PM EST.

Click here for more information and to register!