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Public health is critically important. The diverse and growing field of public health provides a comprehensive understanding of exposures and behaviors that confer risk and resilience to disease to ultimately improve health, reduce the burden of disease, and address health disparities.”
Helen Russette, PhD student and Elizabeth Williams, MPH and in-coming PhD student, both within the School of Public and Community Health Sciences at the University of Montana, were awarded the prestigious Bertha Morton Scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year. This scholarship award places...
Wildfire health risks are getting more and more attention over the years and the School of Public and Community Health Sciences faculty and researchers are on the leading edge of this important health issue.
Below is an article that discusses this topic with special focus on Seeley Lake, Montana...
Where is your hometown?
I was fortunate to grow up in Kalispell, just a couple of hours away! I spent my childhood playing in lakes, hiking, and enjoying the gorgeous mountains I called home.
What’s your education background? Degrees, Universities attended:
I have a Bachelors of Science in Nursing...
What’s your education background?
I attended Montana State University in Bozeman where I received my degree in Health and Human Development, Health Enhancement K-12 in 1999. In 2014, I graduated from the University of Montana with my Master’s in Public Health.
What brought you to Missoula (UM)?