By Kate Colpetzer, health services management student and senior ambassador at the Fairbanks School of Public Health Have you read the most recent edition of Stall Talk? Maybe you’ve attended a Know Your Status event or utilized safer sex supplies on campus? Well, you can thank the IUPUI Office of Health and Wellness Promotion. Located… Read more »
Gaining new perspectives: public health and entertainment
We asked our student ambassadors to recount the last movie or TV show they watched, or the last book they read and how it tied back to public health. Kate Colpetzer, Health Services Management student Today I want to talk about movies! The last movie that I watched was Little Women (2019). This movie has… Read more »
What is your dream for the world?
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day last Monday, we asked our student ambassadors, “What is your dream for the world?” Kate Colpetzer, Health Services Management student When prompted to think “what would make the world a better place,” it is easy to want to jump to large, significant movements that would completely reshape… Read more »
COVID-19 public health emergency: renew or expire?
With the COVID-19 public health emergency extension currently in place until mid-January, we asked our public health student ambassadors if they believe the emergency should be renewed further or allowed to expire. Kate Colpetzer, Health Services Management student The Covid-19 emergency has been extended into mid-January. The question is, should this emergency be extended further… Read more »
Music and studying: Do they go together?
We asked our student ambassadors, “Do you like to listen to music while you study, or do you prefer to study in silence?” Kate Colpetzer, Health Services Management student Music can be a great medium for students to focus and relax during their study sessions. There are thousands of study playlists on YouTube that students… Read more »
Scholarship winner, Kendall Ranges, hopes to change the way healthcare services are delivered
By Amanda Briggs Staff Sergeant Kendall Ranges, Jr., understands what it is like to struggle with adverse health outcomes that are out of his control. It is one of the factors that led him to pursue his Master of Health Administration. “I wanted to pursue an MHA degree to challenge my existing knowledge of healthcare,”… Read more »
The best places to study at IUPUI
We asked our student ambassadors to share their favorite study spots on campus. Kate Colpetzer, Health Services Management student I wanted to share my favorite study spot on campus. I often go to the Honors College student lounge to get long study periods in, but when I’m out and about, I like to go to… Read more »
Fairbanks School of Public Health: connections, city life, excellent faculty
We asked our student ambassadors to share why the Fairbanks School of Public Health is the perfect place for anyone interested in pursuing a career in public health. Kate Colpetzer, Health Services Management student The Fairbanks School of Public Health is an amazing school with opportunities for research, alumni connections, and job experience all in… Read more »
Public health connects us all
Our student ambassadors share why public health and health administration is important to them. Kate Colpetzer, Health Services Management student Healthcare administration is important to me because it means that our healthcare system can run efficiently and effectively for the populations who most need it. Public health is vital for the flourishing and wellbeing of… Read more »
Applying classroom learning to diverse, real-world public health activities
Last month, three FSPH students volunteered at the Marion County Public Health Department to assist the nursing staff in a monkeypox vaccination clinic for the public. Students helped with the registration process as clients entered the clinic site. “I met some amazing professionals in the field of public health. It was eye-opening to see such… Read more »