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Dental Hygienists Make Perfect Public Health Professionals

Dental hygienists are oral health prevention specialists. Earning a Master of Public Health online can help you transition from prevention at the individual patient level to the community level. Learn how.
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Chronic Disease vs. Communicable Disease: What’s the Difference?

Chronic Disease vs. Communicable Disease: What’s the Difference?
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Career Spotlight: Behavioral Scientists

Behavioral scientists help improve individual and group health by addressing the social and cultural factors that contribute to unhealthy behaviors. Learn how an MPH from the University of Nevada, Reno can prepare you for a career in behavioral health care.
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Career Spotlight: Behavioral Scientists

Behavioral scientists help improve individual and group health by addressing the social and cultural factors that contribute to unhealthy behaviors. Learn how an MPH from the University of Nevada, Reno can prepare you for a career in behavioral health care.
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Career Spotlight: Epidemiologist

The study of epidemiology is a vital part of public health practice. This article defines epidemiology and shares general career opportunities, practices and educational requirements.
Healthiest Nation 2030, April 2-8 National Public Health Week

Five faculty experts share public health insights for NPHW

University of Nevada, Reno faculty weigh in on National Public Health Week’s critical topic areas for creating the healthiest nation by 2030.