Tagged internship

Closing the Gap Between Research and Practice

Stephanie Seller, MPH ’15, Sociomedical Sciences, Certificate in Health Promotion Research and Practice     For my practicum this summer, I interned with Columbia’s Community Engagement Core Resource, where I worked on a community-based research project with Community Health Academy of the Heights (CHAH) and Community League of the Heights (CLOTH). There, I evaluated a…

Fostering Health Literacy: Simple Messages Simply Work

Hannah Sabbagh, MPH ’14 in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences   We’ve all been confused after reading a health-related article. No matter how important the tip or advice, sometimes health information can seem so complex that we do not process it in a way that sticks. The more overwhelming the message, the more likely we’re…