The Jamaica Association of Public Health Inspectors (JAPHI) held their annual conference in October for all Public Health officials in the country. The EKU EHS department was heavily represented at the event as Dr. Carolyn Harvey was the Key Note speaker for the event and Dr. Brown received special recognition. As many of you know, Dr.
Dr. Carolyn Harvey, Faculty Emeritus, and former Chair of the EHS/MLS department, became the new President of the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) at their annual conference this past July. She will serve as president until July 2015, when she will assume the role of past president until July 2016. Dr.
The Caribbean nation of Haiti has wrestled with drinking water quality issues for some time which has in turn resulted in some of the world’s highest mortality rates attributable to diarrheal diseases. The problem is influenced primarily by the lack of access to clean drinking water.
“Knowing we are helping people increase their knowledge about something that
impacts them daily is the most amazing and rewarding feeling I’ve ever had,” said
senior Environmental Health Science major Josh Ruehl, from Richmond, who has
joined Dr. Jason Marion, an assistant professor of Environmental Health Science in
During the summer 2012 semester, EHS students, Elizabeth Huff and Katie Eversole, completed their internship with an Environmental Consulting Firm in Louisville, KY. Elizabeth reflects upon her internship in the following:
During the summer 2012 semester, EHS student, Jaime Lundblad, completed her internship at the Oakland County Health Division in Pontiac, Michigan. In the following, she reflects on the amazing experience she had during her internship.