We offer a Bachelor of Public Health that provides foundation studies in health. The mid-year closures of CoOportunity Health and InHealth Mutual, as well as recent reports indicating Community Health Options of Maine may be on the brink of collapse, demonstrate the importance of providing time and flexibility for consumers to find new coverage outside regular enrollment periods.
Individuals with the DrPH degree combine sophisticated analytic and research skills with a broad-based understanding of the environmental, political, social, medical, ethical, and economic factors that contribute to health and wellness in the community.
In my letter, I take issue with the contention that the current FDA regulations are in any way helping to ensure that smokers have access to products that will benefit their health (namely, e-cigarettes) and that in fact, the regulations make it nearly impossible for e-cigarettes to enter or continue on the market.
The title ‘public health specialist’ will now become ‘registered public health specialist’. Many had found their way to CoOportunity Health after their original health care plans were cancelled due to Obamacare’s implementation, only to lose coverage a second time due to the law’s own failures.
A career in public health opens the door to diverse opportunities in a variety of sectors such as federal, private and non-governmental organizations. Predominant among these are diseases of comfort,” such as those caused by obesity and physical inactivity, a major focus of public health today.