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New beginnings

When I chose to pursue a master’s, I needed a program that would allow me to study while working full-time.  Lakehead University’s Master of Public Health offers this flexibility.  Studying and working full-time required a lot of sacrifices such as no vacations to warm climates during the winter months, and [...]

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Falling into Public Health

In the UK, a specialist public health practice is a medical discipline, where you join a parallel specialist register. You can train also train as a consultant in public health, from a non-medical background. However, this is my journey into public health practice - through the medical discipline. I went [...]

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All I want is power

One of the tasks required in preparation of completing my Master of Public Health practicum placement is selecting values I have for my life and career - I selected “power”. The choice of power as a value was one that surprised or confused many who knew me, because it was [...]

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Siassi Island Diary (Part 2: Discussions of “sanguma”)

In 2017, James Flint, along with the Field Epidemiology Training Programme of Papua New Guinea (FETPNG) team (Dr. Mathias Bauri, Dr. Mary Kaevaore and Edwin Benny) and Provincial counterparts set out to a remote part of Papua New Guinea and conducted an outstanding outbreak investigation. The team was investigating an [...]

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