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April 4, 2012
Boston Public Health Students Get Real World Experience at Real World Public Health Day 2012
By Sarah Trieweiler
Real World Public Health is an annual half-day event geared toward Boston-area students interested in public health careers. This year’s event took place on April 4 at Cambridge Health Alliance’s Windsor Street Clinic. Co-sponsored by the Cambridge Public Health Department and ICH, this year’s event included students from Harvard School of Public Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Northeastern University, and Emerson College. Students had the opportunity to discuss current scenarios with local public health expert and learn more about the challenges and opportunities involved in local public health, beyond their classroom training. You can see pictures from the event by checking out our Facebook Page.
Claude-Alix Jacob, MPH, Chief Public Health Officer, Cambridge Public Health Department, Cambridge Health Alliance, Deborah Klein Walker, EdD Vice President & Senior Fellow at Abt Associates and former APHA president and Karen Hacker, MD, MPH, ICH Executive Director (pictured L->R) at Real World Public Health Day 2012.