I clearly remember starting public health training. It was nearly five years ago now, I’d just come off a string of night shifts on A&E and it took a month to get used to sitting down at a desk all day. I’ve enjoyed nearly every day of training and feel excited when I think of my future career in public health. I’m very pleased to welcome the new registrars and hope they enjoy training as much as I do. One of the most special things about training is all the amazing opportunities that are available to us, it’s the perfect time to get as much experience as you can. Saying this, I remember finding everything a little confusing and daunting in my first couple of years, with so much on offer it’s hard to know what to choose. So here are a few of my top tips…. My main advice is not to focus on what you want to be (or think you want to be) at the end of training, but instead focus on what experiences you want to have during training. Get involved in … [Read more...] about Advice for your first year of public health training from someone who’s been there
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The SSPH+ Global PhD Program in Public Health Sciences (GlobalP3HS) is an innovative Swiss doctoral program, designed to recruit exceptionally talented students from all over the world. Co-funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (Horizon 2020 – COFUND), GlobalP3HS offers 50 doctoral fellowships (of up to 42 months) at one of the eight Swiss founding universities of the Foundation Swiss School of Public Health (SSPH+). Young scientists interested in performing cutting-edge research in public health sciences and keen to become the next generation of public health leaders in both the academic and non-academic sector, are invited to apply. GlobalP3HS students will be under the supervision of one of some 150 public health faculty members affiliated with a SSPH+ partner university who cover a broad range of disciplines. Students will enroll at their supervisor’s university and register in one of several structured PhD programs led by SSPH+ Faculty … [Read more...] about The SSPH+ Global PhD Program in Public Health Sciences
Theeba Krishnamoorthy qualified as a doctor from the University of Cambridge and subsequently completed her NHS Foundation Medical Training in Portsmouth. Following this, she worked in Myanmar as an Improving Global Health NHS Fellow which ignited her passion for public health. She has since put a pause on medical training to do her PhD at the University of East London to truly explore her research interests in sexual and reproductive health education, use of innovation in health education and public health before she applies for further training. This is the first in a series of blogs by Theeba to document her public health journey and celebrate her achievements along the way. Sule Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar My time in Myanmar has finally brought me to this moment. In my traditional forest green Myanmar dress I stood on stage, under the banner titled ‘3rd Annual Myanmar Nephro-Urology Society Conference’. I put down my laptop to rest on the podium and looked ahead to face … [Read more...] about Part 1 of my public health journey: the introvert can speak in public!
Split View Views Article contents Figures & tables Video Audio Supplementary Data PDF Cite Citation Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, Jacqueline Reilly; Characteristics of good supervision: a multi-perspective qualitative exploration of the Masters in Public Health dissertation, Journal of Public Health, Volume 39, Issue 3, 1 September 2017, Pages 625–632, https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdw107 Download citation file: RIS (Zotero) EndNote BibTex Medlars ProCite RefWorks Reference Manager © 2018 Oxford University Press Close Permissions Share Email Twitter Facebook Navbar Search Filter All All Journals Mobile Microsite Search Term Sign In Register Close search filter All All Journals search input Advanced Search Abstract BackgroundA dissertation is often a core component of the Masters in Public … [Read more...] about Characteristics of good supervision: a multi-perspective qualitative exploration of the Masters in Public Health dissertation
Split View Views Article contents Figures & tables Video Audio Supplementary Data PDF Cite Citation David Shaw, Bernice S. Elger; Publication ethics in public health emergencies, Journal of Public Health, Volume 39, Issue 3, 1 September 2017, Pages 640–643, https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdw067 Download citation file: RIS (Zotero) EndNote BibTex Medlars ProCite RefWorks Reference Manager © 2018 Oxford University Press Close Permissions Share Email Twitter Facebook Navbar Search Filter All All Journals Mobile Microsite Search Term Sign In Register Close search filter All All Journals search input Advanced Search Abstract In this article, we describe and analyse three issues in publication ethics that are raised when conducting research in emergencies and disasters. These include reluctance to … [Read more...] about Publication ethics in public health emergencies