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Lab sciences grad program brought me from the yogurt factory to public health Research Assistant, Public Health, Programming, Yogurt, Lab, Bring It On, Science, Explore, Science Comics

Lab sciences grad program brought me from the yogurt factory to public health | APHL Lab Blog

by Joe Shea, MS, research assistant, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health My career as a laboratory scientist started in a yogurt factory. Yes, you read that correctly. And no, it was definitely not your typical lab experience. Instead of putting on a lab coat each day, I would change from my street…

 Hunt: This female scientist has something to say. And it isn't that she loves you. She Loves You, Love Her, Lab, Explore, Female, Sayings, Lyrics, Word Of Wisdom, Quotes

Dear Dr. Hunt: This female scientist has something to say. And it isn't that she loves you. | APHL Lab Blog

By Linette Granen, MT(ASCP)DLM, director, Marketing & Membership, APHL After reading the comments made by Tim Hunt, the biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2001 for his work on cell division, I was appalled! His comments about his “trouble with girls” (his words) in laboratories made me look back over my many years…

Discovering the Link Between Environmental Health and Public Health Environmental Health, Public Health, Link, People, Explore, Blog, Blogging, People Illustration, Folk

Discovering the Link Between Environmental Health and Public Health | APHL Lab Blog

April 20-26 is Laboratory Professionals Week! This year APHL is focusing on environmental health and the laboratorians who work to detect the presence of contaminants in both people and in the environment. This post is part of a series. ——- By Kathryn Wangsness, Chief, Office of Laboratory Services, Arizona State Public Health Laboratory Ever since I was a little…

An Outdoor Enthusiast Finds a Career in Environmental Health Find A Career, Environmental Health, Earth Science, Geology, Minerals, Lab, Rocks, Outdoor, Explore

An Outdoor Enthusiast Finds a Career in Environmental Health | APHL Lab Blog

April 20-26 is Laboratory Professionals Week! This year APHL is focusing on environmental health and the laboratorians who work to detect the presence of contaminants in both people and in the environment. This post is part of a series. ——- By Henry Leibovitz, Ph.D., Chief, Environmental Sciences, RI State Health Laboratories Growing up along the south shore of Long…

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Scientist? Actress? Or President? | APHL Lab Blog

April 20-26 is Laboratory Professionals Week! This year APHL is focusing on environmental health and the laboratorians who work to detect the presence of contaminants in both people and in the environment. This post is part of a series. ——- By Laurie Peterson-Wright, Chemistry Program Manager, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Who would…

Where are they Now? APHL/CDC Emerging Infectious Disease Fellow Looks Back | www.aphlblog.org Research Lab, Looking Back, Explore, Blog, Blogging, Exploring

Where are they Now? APHL/CDC Emerging Infectious Disease Fellow Looks Back | APHL Lab Blog

By Laura Siegel, Specialist, NCPHLL It’s fellowship season at APHL! Last month we received over 315 applications for the 2014-2015 class of EID fellows. As the review committee evaluates this year’s applicants, let’s take a look back and see what members of last year’s class are up to. ______________________________________________________________________________ “It boggled my mind that there…

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Would You Recommend the Laboratory Profession to a Young Person? | APHL Lab Blog

By Linette Granen, Director of Membership & Marketing, APHL This was a question recently posted to one of my LinkedIn groups’ discussion boards, and I realized I needed to share my answer with as many people I could. I turned my answer into an essay* about my years in the laboratory profession and I do want…

Shifting my perspective: Why I love working for the public health lab Microbiology, Health Education, Public Health, North Carolina, Perspective, Lab, Positivity, Explore, My Love

Shifting my perspective: Why I love working for the public health lab | APHL Lab Blog

By Royden Saah, North Carolina Public Health Laboratory Bioterrorism Coordinator It was the summer of 2001. I had defended my master’s thesis in microbiology about a year and a half prior when I noticed an open position in the state public health laboratory in the area of bioterrorism. My preconceived opinion of public health microbiology…

Sally Ride never intended to be a hero. In fact, she was a shy girl who never raised her hand in class, loved to play tennis and read Scientific American religiously. Nasa, Valentina Tereshkova, Riding Quotes, Science Quotes, Scientific American, Shy Girls, Pro Choice, Badass Quotes, Before Us

10 Badass Quotes From Sally Ride

Sally Ride never intended to be a hero. In fact, she was a shy girl who never raised her hand in class, loved to play tennis and read Scientific American religiously. When she r...

My Global Experience as a Public Health Microbiologist Public Health, Lab, Wellness, Explore, Labs, Exploring

My Global Experience as a Public Health Microbiologist | APHL Lab Blog

By Sally Liska, DrPH Being a public health microbiologist can mean more than just working at the lab bench helping diagnose communicable diseases or being involved in public health outbreak investigations. There are many opportunities available. One activity I particularly enjoy is teaching and mentoring clinical laboratorians in developing countries. And now retired, I have…

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Unlocking My Unselfish Gene | APHL Lab Blog

By Sharon Master, Biological Sciences Bureau Chief, Scientific Laboratory Division, New Mexico Department of Health If I were yanked off the street five years ago and informed that I would soon be working in public health I might have been aghast, to say the least. I was exceptionally clueless as to what public health was…

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Laboratory Education Student Portal

The Laboratory Education Group Outreach (LEGO) is a collaborative mission at CDC to call attention and raise awareness to laboratory science education. This ...

Interns from DC's public health lab paid APHL staff a visit Public Health, Lab, Explore, Labs, Exploring

APHL Gets a Visit | APHL Lab Blog

By Kara MacKeil, Senior Technician, Public Health Preparedness and Response Even in an essential, exciting field like public health, summertime in the office can seem a little…slow. You might be doing exactly the same things that filled your days in February, but when the sun is out and the temperatures are rising, it does start…

5 Really Amazing Sexism-Busting Things Sally Ride Did For Kids Sally, Childrens Books, Lab, Explore, Amazing, Kids, Children, Boys, Children Story Book

5 Really Amazing Sexism-Busting Things Sally Ride Did For Kids

Sally Ride was dedicated to encouraging girls to participate in math and science, to establishing camps to writing children's books.

APHL staff went to the University of Texas at Austin’s Become a Disease Detective: Discover Public Health! conference and had a blast! Health Fair, University Of Texas, College Campus, Activity Centers, Public Health, Detective, Conference, Leadership, Lab

Food… Free. Discovering Public Health… Priceless! | APHL Lab Blog

By Laura Siegel, Specialist, National Center for Public Health Laboratory Leadership, APHL Last Tuesday around 8:30am I was standing in the Student Activity Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Normally I wouldn’t expect to see much of anything on a college campus this early in the morning, but that morning students decked out…

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