Browsing: Summer 2009 Magazine
Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH ’88 is driven by the desire to improve therapies for cancer patients. She’d like to see cancer become a manageable chronic disease rather than a fatal one in her lifetime.
If there’s one thing public health professionals have in common, it’s that they are driven to approach problems “upstream.” Improving…
Terrence Lo, DrPH ’10, believes the future is now when it comes to innovative health care in some villages. He’s researching a telemedicine project that may revolutionize public health in poor, underdeveloped areas of Uttar Pradesh, India’s largest—and one of its poorest—provinces.
Thanks to Sandra Shewry, MSW., MPH ’81, someday soon the best thing on television might be your doctor. Shewry’s convinced that telemedicine and telehealth can be key components in bringing affordable, quality health care to the underserved rural and urban communities in California.