On Tuesday, September 26th, Alicia Wodika traveled with four students (left to right: Manasa Chintakunta, Mitch Schroeder, Maha Mohamed, and Chaney Cooper) to the Missouri Public Health Association Conference in Columbia, Missouri.
When I graduated my goal was to find a role where I could engage in community collaboration, promote healthy living practices, and influence health-related policies. My journey in public health began as a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) near Kansas City, Missouri where I developed and implemented a variety of community-based health promotion programs. While […]
Truman State University was named as one of the Top Ten Schools with the most students qualifying for the CHES examination for 2015 and 2016 by the National Commission of Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC). In both 2015 and 2016 Truman State University was ranked number six. The other schools on the lists are as […]
Nancy Daley-Moore taught a JBA course entitled Consumer Health: The Media’s Role in Your Health. During the course, students learned about different topics in health, such as skin care, dental health, alternative medicine, and nutrition. Students also learned about advertising tactics and created their own advertisements about a particular health topic. Thank you to HES […]
“After I graduated in 2006, I accepted a job offer at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center in Madison. In 2011, I opted to go back to school part-time while working at the Cancer Center and received a Teaching English as a Foreign Language certificate. In 2012 I moved to Gwangju, South Korea, where […]
In Spring 2018 ES instructors Jana Arabas and Liz Jorn will be offering ES 206: First Aid and CPR Instructor. The course is a 1 credit class that will meet Tuesdays from 12:00-1:20. Upon successful completion of the course students will be certified to teach CPR/First Aid classes through the American Heart Association. This course would […]
“After graduating from Truman, I pursued a Master of Health Administration (MHA) from The University of Missouri—Columbia, or Mizzou. I received my MHA and a graduate certificate in Health Informatics in May 2016. During my last year of grad school, I applied for competitive administrative fellowships and obtained one with HSHS Eastern Wisconsin Division in […]
“After graduating from Truman, I enrolled in graduate school at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (SIUC), where I earned my Master in Public Health (MPH) degree in May 2015. During my time at SIUC, I had a great position at the campus Wellness Center doing college sexual health education. After I left SIUC, I realized […]
HLTH 362 students cleaned the course’s street on High Street on Sept. 14, 2017. The City of Kirksville asked for all streets to be cleaned before September 16 for Truman’s Family Weekend and the Red Barn Festival.
“The transition from high school to college was a real challenge for me. Despite taking Accelerated and Advanced Placement courses in high school, I struggled with the coursework and independence of being a student at Truman. Being a first-generation college student did not help at all, as I felt a bit isolated seeing the confidence […]