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State legislators honor Master of Public Health program for 20 years of education

 |  Chynna Lockett  |  , , ,

Several Alaska state legislatures joined the annual Master of Public Health in Public Health Practice symposium to celebrate with faculty, alumni and nearly 40 students from the program.

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Ruby Fried co-hosts APIA symposium

 |  Ahliil Saitanan  |  , ,

Ruby Fried, assistant professor of Health Science within the Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies of the UAA Div. of Population Health Sciences, helped host the Regional Food Security and Climate Change Adaptation Symposium with the Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association from April 12 to 14, 2022.

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UAA lactation pod will support breast-feeding mothers

 |  Michelle Saport  | 

Nursing mothers at the University of Alaska Anchorage now have a dedicated, private space to feed their babies or pump breast milk. The Alaska Division of Public Health awarded a group of UAA faculty, staff and students an Alaska Workplace Breastfeeding Support Project grant through its section of Women's, Children's and Family Health. The project aims to help Alaska organizations implement workplace policies and spaces to accommodate breast-feeding mothers.