How do you motivate an individual to quit smoking? Persuade a community to vaccinate their children? Incentivize a whole nation to eat better? These types of questions are at the heart of every health communication campaign.
While she was enrolled in MPH@GW, Daniela Chieffo’s day job was working as the program’s Academic Support Advisor. While she was taking electives and finishing up her degree, she was also helping her classmates work their way through the program.
Most administrators and clinicians lack the expertise to effectively collect, store and interpret this data, which explains why career opportunities for health informatics professionals have never been more promising.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least 2 million people in the United States become infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria each year, and some 23,000 people die annually from these infections.
Though women make up 75 percent of the health care workforce, and are the primary decision-makers when it comes to their families' health care needs, they are still underrepresented when it comes to leadership roles in the industry.