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Social Media and Public Health: Using Facebook to monitor obesity prevalence

In my second year working at Johnson & Johnson as a graduate fellow, I embraced an opportunity to be a member of the company’s newly formed social media team. I explored using digital media technologies and social media programs to directly engage patients and caregivers online. These explorations revealed to me how digital and social […]

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A Disaster in the Digital Age

The news that a bomb went off at the Boston Marathon broke out on Twitter a few minutes after the tragedy. Working in public relations, an industry that directly deals with media, I heard the news from a coworker of mine who saw probably one of the earliest tweets. Inevitably, media and many of us […]

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A new adventure

After a lot of research and spending much time weighing pros and cons of two great MPH programs I applied to and have been luckily admitted to both, I have decided to attend the MPH program focused on healthcare management at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. I am certainly excited about […]

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