This year's recipients of the Omenn Award for Academic Excellence, the School's highest honor, are breaking new ground in occupational safety and global mental health. Efforts by Katrin Fabian, an MPH graduate in global health, could improve mental health care for more patients in Liberia. Research by Miriam Calkins, who received a PhD in environmental and occupational hygiene, could lead to measures that better protect workers from heat exposure.
By Ashlie Chandler; this story originally appeared on the SPH website.
Unable to find work in the male-dominated field of chemical engineering in her home country of Thailand, Nuttada Panpradist changed course and, in the process, discovered a passion for global health and innovation.
Faculty member Aaron Katz's passion is researching health care markets, policy and outcomes. "Do people get the care they need at the time they need it for an affordable price?" he asks in the latest SPH Close Up. Katz is an Adjunct Principal Lecturer of Global Health in addition to his appointment as Principle Lecturer of Health Services.