Posts Dated Archive: May 2012

Personal loss

My mother’s death I thought a lot about whether to write a personal message about my mother’s passing last Thursday, a month after being diagnosed with a type of brain tumor called glioblastoma. In this blog, I have not written about my personal life. After struggling with the issue, I… Read More

Magnificent commencements

Proud of our students I am so proud of our newest alumni! You have accomplished so much and grown a great deal during your time here. Your student projects, course work, practica, volunteer activities, research, your multiple talents,  your passion and commitment — you are just awesome. Best wishes on… Read More

Why isn’t public health more engaged on issues of aging?

I’ve heard from several people who were really energized by Joe Coughlin’s Foard Lecture sponsored by our School. They wondered why we don’t have more courses about aging or a formal aging program in the School. (By the way, it’s not just our school of public health; it’s most schools.) A… Read More