Author Archives: Anastasia Sonneman

Paid Student Internship in Environmental Health

The Association of Environmental Health Academic Programs (AEHAP), in partnership with NSF International, is offering a paid internship (worth $3,500) for undergraduate students. The NSF International Scholarship Program is open to all college juniors and seniors currently…

2017 AEHAP Student Research Competition

The Association of Environmental Health Academic Programs (AEHAP) is seeking student entries for a 20-minute platform presentation and poster at the National Environmental Health Association’s Annual Educational Conference & Exhibition in Grand Rapids, MI, July 10–13, 2017.…

Travel Funding Available: Central/Midwest Regional PulseNet & OutbreakNet Meeting

With support from the CDC and FDA, the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) are offering travel funds for environmental health specialists interested in attending the joint PulseNet/OutbreakNet…

New Article: Insights on Improving Children’s Environmental Health

The Children’s Environmental Health Network recently released a new article titled “Children’s Environmental Health: Homes of Influence” featured in the December 2016 issue of the Environmental Health Perspectives journal. The publication discusses the potential positive impact…

Webinar Recording: Legionella – New Science, Insights and Standards

The Michigan Public Health Training Center in collaboration with the Genesee County Health Department (Flint, MI) recently hosted a webinar providing new insight on Legionnaires’ disease. Special Pathogens Laboratory owner, Janet E. Stout, PhD, discusses the disease…

Health and Disability Training: The Power to Transform Public Health

By Meredith Williams, MPH, 2015-2016 NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow This October, I had the privilege of representing the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Health and Disability Team at the American…

Application Deadline Extended (2/28/17): NACCHO Disability Technical Assistance Program

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program is currently accepting applications through February 28, 2017 for its Disability Technical Assistance Program. This initiative is designed to support local health departments (LHDs) seeking increase inclusivity and accessibility for people with…

New Report: Using HIA to Assess Potential Health Outcomes for a Proposed Trail in Chicago

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) recently released a new report examining the health implications of a proposed trail, set to cover 1.7 miles across two Chicago-based…

Health in All Policies Makes Headway in Tampa, FL

By Allison Nguyen, MPH, CHES, Community Engagement Coordinator Florida Department of Health, Hillsborough County Health in All Policies (HiAP) is a cross-sector collaborative approach that incorporates health, sustainability, and equity into decision making by government agencies.…