Whats The Squeeze?: Assessing The Nutritional Facts of Juicing

Written By: Alexa Thompson Did you enter the new year with a resolution to eat healthier? Were you like me and promised yourself that you’d visit your local farmer’s market? […]

A, B, C,… What you need to know about Vitamin D deficiency

Written By: Jessica Spana It can be hard to imagine that a large portion of the population could be deficient in an important vitamin, but almost half of American adults […]

Licensed to Teach: Dr. Hensley on Returning to Academia to Teach Future Clinicians

Written By: Alexa Thompson “The people in the department are easy to work with” Dr. Hensley answered when asked why she returned to the University of Florida. Regarding both students […]

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Poor Health Outcomes Associated with Low SES Status; How Poverty Can Be a Determinant of Health

Written by: Shawna Amini On Halloween night, I met a little girl trick-or-treating around my neighborhood. Her father works for my parent’s business, so I am aware that this girl […]

Why I Chose To Go Into Public Health: The Power of Connections

Written by: Laura Ramirez One of the major driving forces that led me to pursue a career in public health was my own personal experiences navigating the health care delivery […]

“Are You Sure There Are No Peanuts in This? I Can’t Afford to Use My EpiPen”

Written by: Summer Slaughter When you hear someone ask if there’s a specific ingredient in a recipe, you might assume that the person is inquiring because they’re trying to stick […]

The Role of Public Health in Emergency Preparedness

Written by: Johanzynn Gatewood How often can we predict an emergency? And when we can, how often are we prepared for what happens next? In public health, an emergency could be […]

Perspectives from the Field: Climate Change in North Central Florida

Written by: Kelli Selwyn Ask anyone in the field and they will tell you that a Masters of Public Health is a practice degree, but does that mean practice and […]

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Future Voices of Public Health: A Student-Run Blog

Welcome to the Future Voices of Public Health!

We are excited to introduce the new Future Voices of Public Health website (previously housed on the Master of Public Health website) and we hope to continue to inform our communities about public health topics relevant to all disciplines.

We are a student-run collaborative blog where students can combine their classroom knowledge with the practical application of effectively communicating information to other professionals as well as the general public.

Since public health is an interdisciplinary field, authors propose and write topics on various sectors of the public health field (i.e. health-care policy, health disparities, environmental health, internship experiences, etc.).