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April 2020

Healthcare In The 2020 Election With Mollye Demosthenidy

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March 2020

CPS Internship Fair

Alumni Mixer

The Global Threat of Infectious Disease

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Public Health Sophomore Declaration Celebration

Networking Prep

Career Wave Signature Series

Aging is Public Health- Older Adults in Louisiana: Observations and Conversations after a Disaster

Arts Alive

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Public Health Explained

Master Your Future: The Next Step in Your Career

Women Making Waves ” How World Events Ignite Leaders” -Annual Women’s Conference

The State of HIV Access in Low and Middle Income Countries

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February 2020

Finding Your Summer Internship

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Combined Degree Application Party

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The Future of Health Speaks: Health Innovation – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

The Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities Research and Education is hosting a student-led symposium, The Future of Health Speaks: Health Innovation – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, on Friday, February 7th, 8:30-1:00 pm. See our flyer for more information, and use the registration link below.

Register Here

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CASPA Workshop

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BSPH Grad School Fair

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January 2020

NOLA Ready Volunteer Trainings & Opportunities

Do you have first aid skills and are interested in volunteering for Mardi Gras?

Mardi Gras is right around the corner! The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is looking for volunteers for the Mardi Gras First Aid stations. In order to volunteer, you must:

  • Have valid and current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Attend a mandatory MRC Mardi Gras First Aid Station Training

See below for important information on upcoming CPR and First Aid training, as well as Mardi Gras First Aid Station Trainings.

CPR & First Aid Training – January 16th

If you have an expired or expiring CPR or first aid certification before March 2020, sign-up to attend our next class on Thursday, January 16th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at EMS

Headquarters (2929 Earhart Blvd).The link for sign-up can be found Here:

Please bring $8 in cash (exact change please) to cover the cost of the class materials. If you are unable to attend this session, but still need to get your CPR certification updated before Mardi Gras, please email Meredith at meredith.mcinturff.nohd@gmail.com.

Mardi Gras First Aid Station Trainings

To volunteer at a Mardi Gras First Aid Station, you must attend one of the following training:

  • Tuesday, January 21st – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (and 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm for leads)
  • Thursday, January 30th – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (and 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm for leads)
  • Saturday, February 1st – 9:00 am – 11:00 am (and 11:00 am – noon for leads)
  • Saturday, February 8th – 9:00 am – 11:00 am (and 11:00 am – noon for leads)

This will be a combined training with other volunteers from the New Orleans EMS VIGOR program and the American Red Cross. All trainings will take place at the Red Cross Headquarters (2640 Canal Street).

If you are interested in being a First Aid Station leader, you will be asked to stay for an additional hour of training. Typically, First Aid Station leaders are experienced volunteers who have volunteered at a Mardi Gras First Aid Station in previous years. Have any questions? Send an email to meredith.mcinturff.nohd@gmail.com.

NOLA Ready CERT training for Houses of Worship

We have 1 spot left in our 2 day NOLA Ready CERT training for Houses of Worship and the faith community on January 18th and January 25th. If you are a member of a house of worship and interested in emergency preparedness and disaster recovery skills, click here to sign up ASAP to grab the last spot for this amazing training.

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Bystander Response Trainings

Before help arrives, you can save a life during a medical emergency. This is a condensed two-hour training covering hands-only CPR, Stop the Bleed, and opioid overdose prevention. Upcoming trainings are:

Research for SBC Programming During an Emergency Response: An Example From Zika Webinar

Breakthrough RESEARCH is the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s flagship project for social and behavior change (SBC) research and evaluation. Breakthrough RESEARCH supports countries to improve health and development by equipping governments, implementing partners, service delivery organizations, and donors with the data and evidence they need to integrate proven and cost-effective SBC approaches into their programs.
Climate change, increased urbanization and globalization, deforestation and other global or regional trends may result in new emerging infectious diseases and spread of existing diseases to new areas and populations. To learn the latest about research for SBC programming during the Zika response, join Breakthrough RESEARCH for a webinar discussion that will bring together funders, implementers, and researchers. 

January 14, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST, Breakthrough Research Webinar,
Register Here