Over the past nine months, the pandemic has changed our lives forever. At the same time, faculty, students and staff from MEZCOPH have led the charge to fight the spread of the virus and support communities that have been most affected.
Scientists at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health launched Kidenga, a free smartphone app for Android and iOS that allows users to report mosquito activity, symptoms of illness and help detect outbreaks.
Mark Smolinski, MD, MPH, a global leader in predicting and preventing threats to public health, received the University of Arizona Alumni of the Year award during Homecoming 2016. Dr. Smolinski is chief medical officer and director of Global Health Threats for the Skoll Global Threats Fund (SGTF).
Friday, June 5, 2015
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
Drachman Hall, Room A114
Roberto Cláudio Rodrigues Bezerra, PhD, MPH, Mayor of Fortaleza, Brazil, will speak at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health on Friday, June 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The title of his talk is “Public Health Systems in a Major Brazilian Urban Center”.
Public health students who received the Student Award for Global Excellence pose for a picture with fellow honorees. (L to R) Donald Slack, recipient of the award for Excellence in Global Education; Elizabeth Salerno; Lauren McCullough; Ian Philabaum; Yvonne Bueno; Chelsea Halstead, recipient of the award for Excellence in Global Service; and Amy Muchna.