Stories about "public health"
Intersections between health and culture draw Phillips Fellow Mohamud ’15 to Tanzania

Friday, January 31, 2014 12:37 pm

In Tanzania during the summer of 2013, Phillips Fellow Asha Mohamud '15 learned a valuable lesson about perspective.

Conference at Bates draws experts in African refugee healthcare

Friday, October 1, 2010 4:10 pm

From Oct. 15-17, Bates hosts African Refugee Health: Best Practices, a regional conference also sponsored by, and presenting refugee health experts from, St. Mary's Health System and the Central Maine Medical Family in Lewiston, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Events Schedule: October 2010

Monday, September 27, 2010 1:22 pm

Hello from Bates! Here's a preview of public events at the college in October 2010.

Bates students selected to present research on Capitol Hill

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 10:05 am

Two Bates College seniors were chosen by the Council on Undergraduate Research to present work in Washington, D.C., during the organization's annual Posters on the Hill event, in April.

Economist Tefft's research links 'soda tax' to small decrease in adult obesity rates

Friday, October 16, 2009 2:44 pm

Bates economist and other colleagues conduct first empirical examination of the effectiveness of soft drink taxes in reducing adult weight.

May 14 update on H1N1 (swine flu)

Sunday, May 24, 2009 12:17 pm

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has confirmed eight H1N1 (swine flu) cases in Maine, with five other cases probable, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

May 5 update on H1N1 (swine flu)

Tuesday, May 5, 2009 10:10 am

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has confirmed one of seven Maine H1N1 (swine flu) cases reported. Up to six more are expected to be confirmed, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The cases involve two adults in Kennebec County, three adults and one youth in York County, and one youth in Penobscot County.

CDC policy analyst Alicia Hunter '94 offers a healthy helping

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 11:12 am

"Some 300,000 children are affected by the new regulations," says Alicia Hunter '94, a senior health policy analyst for the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.