Tag: rural health
Liz Mariluz and Elena Soyer, Health Services MPH students, engaged with rural communities through their practicums. Practicum projects are a field-based experience with a public health organization required for our MPH degrees.
Faculty member Linda Ko is combatting obesity by inspiring healthy lifestyle habits in rural school systems
There are both regional and ethnic disparities in childhood obesity. While Linda Ko’s research team set out to understand why childhood obesity in rural Latino communities is so prevalent, they also partnered with the Yakima community find strategies to prevent it.