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Where Science and Public Health Meet Policy: My Internship Experience with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

By: Priyanka Surio, Master’s in Public Health, GWU, 2016

When I first reached out to the CDC Washington office last year for an informational interview about their role in public health policy, I never imagined I would be interning and conducting my practicum project on the intersection of prescription drug abuse with HIV and viral Hepatitis transmission. 465 more words



To begin, there is no way around it, it’s good to be alive. What I’m doing in writing this blog is nothing wild and spectacular fame or fortune want I not. 321 more words


What Plays the Primary Role in Health Outcomes?

Originally posted on Aspiring Docs Diaries:

“Mounting evidence demonstrates that a patient’s health outcome has largely been decided for him or her before the patient even enters the clinic.

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