Some people will tell you that it’s easy to be a parent. They’re lying. It’s not easy to be a responsible parent, especially if you’re also trying to balance a career. You have to learn to let go of some things and embrace other things... Things like the unpredictable nature of a little person who is learning how to adapt to the world around them. It’s a big responsibility, but it comes with great reward, if you’re up to it.
One of the things that I've been working on this term is to prepare my doctoral thesis/dissertation proposal. It's a somewhat complicated document that must meet the requirements of the school, be in a grant application format (or close to it), and clearly explain what I plan to do. It's a fine line between being [...]
The Dean at the school of public health had his "state of the school" town hall meeting today, and he introduced us to a sneak peek of a movie to be released in time with the 100th anniversary of the school. The clip is about two minutes long and shows different people in different parts [...]
Sometimes I get asked what I would tell a younger me about my career in public health. Here are a few thoughts.