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HS alumna finds rewarding career path in epidemiology

September 14, 2020

Health sciences alumna Kat Topf (’19) is currently pursuing a MPH degree at Emory University. She is also working at the Georgia Department of Public Health in support of their COVID-19 response as part of her assistantship.

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Get help from the University Career Center

The University Career Center is here to help

September 8, 2020

The University Career Center (formerly CAP) is open and ready to help students with all their career needs! Watch this video to learn about the name change, what they offer, and find out about virtual office hours for the semester.

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PHOTO: Ansley Waters

Health sciences alumna selected for prestigious fellowship

June 8, 2019

Ansley Waters (’18) has been selected for a prestigious applied epidemiology fellowship sponsored by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists and the Centers for Disease Control.

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Health sciences class addresses COVID-19

Health sciences class addresses COVID-19

May 5, 2020

Weeks before the coronavirus shuttered campus, health sciences professor and acting unit head Andy Peachey had already incorporated learning about the new virus into his epidemiology course.

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PHOTO: Students in Xlabs

CHBS faculty co-teach course on human trafficking

December 3, 2019

Health sciences professor Katherine Ott Walter and nursing professor Erica Lewis are co-teaching a spring 2020 course through JMU X-Labs called, “Community Innovations: Addressing Human Trafficking.”

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