Category Archive: Technology

Gratitude in adversity

Life’s hard lessons Background: Two weeks ago, I was diagnosed with a detached retina. In this post, I will answer some of the questions people have asked me about my experience and share some of the lessons I’ve learned. If possible, I’d like to spare others. Two Sundays ago, I… Read More

Notes from the field

Meeting with other schools Last week, I attended meetings of representatives from public health schools and programs. It’s always a pleasure to spend time with other deans, some of whom I have gotten to know well over the years. The high turnover rate is a reminder of the fact that… Read More

When good devices go bad

A bad (but not rotten) Apple made good Last weekend, I went to the Apple store Saturday night to pick up my Mac Air which had been sent to California a week earlier when the graphics card malfunctioned. I’d been without it for several days and really missed its lightness… Read More