From Executive MPH

Full-time professionals who work in the field and are students in Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health’s EMPH program.

Working to Improve Health, from Haiti to Greece

Originally posted on EMHM Blog:
Jason Friesen, EMT-P, is a student in the Executive MPH class at Mailman (’12), and lives in Port-au-Prince where he is the Country Representative for Project HOPE, an international health aid organization. He can be contacted at The Pandemic of Preventable Death and Disability On Monday, January 16, at 9:30 p.m. a large truck coming down Route de Delmas in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, lost its brakes and careened off several vehicles before running over a crowd of pedestrians, including street vendors, motorcycle drivers, and passers-by. As quickly as the driver had realized that his brakes…