Concordia University, Nebraska to Exhibit at Annual Public Health Conference

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Concordia University, Nebraska’s Master of Public Health Program will be exhibiting at the 2014 Public Health Association of Nebraska Annual State Conference.

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Many faculty instructors in the online MPH program are practitioner members of the Public Health Association of Nebraska, and and it is important to be active in the discussions and advocacy for public health concerns in our state.

Concordia University, Nebraska’s online Master of Public Health (MPH) program will represent the University’s online graduate program at the annual Public Health Association of Nebraska (PHAN) conference October 8-9, 2014, at the MidTown Holiday Inn in Grand Island, Neb. The theme of the 2014 conference is “Public Health: Building Bridges.”

PHAN was established in 1950 as the Nebraska Public Health Association. Today, PHAN works to actively identify and address health problems in Nebraska, by providing a forum for discussion and advocacy of significant public health concerns facing the state as well as by enhancing the professional growth of health professionals. As an affiliate of the American Public Health Association, PHAN contributes to discussions on both local and national levels.

Presentation topics in the upcoming PHAN conference include:

Wednesday, October 8th:

  • Public Health and Climate Change
  • Bridging Childhood Trauma and Public Health

Thursday, October 9th:

  • FEMA Disaster Number: 4156 What’s the Behind the Number?
  • The Role of the Community Health Worker in Accessing Community Health Services for People with Diabetes
  • Antibiotics Used in Animals Raised for Food: Perception vs. Reality
  • The Bed is Dead: Social Media Campaign to End Teen Indoor Tanning

The online Master of Public Health program representatives will be available during the exposition to discuss the online learning environment, provide information and address any questions about the MPH program. Concordia’s MPH is a 39 credit hour program and can be completed fully online with no residency requirement. Students have the option to choose a public health specialization in Community Health Education or Health Policy and Administration. The online curriculum also provides students with the knowledge and skills to cultivate solutions and advocate for policies to improve and protect the health of the community.

For more information about the online Master of Public Health at Concordia, visit or call 877-497-5848 to speak with an Admissions Representative.

About Concordia University, Nebraska:
Concordia University, Nebraska was founded in 1894 by The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and carries forward a mission of providing excellent Christian education as it welcomes all students seeking lives of learning, service and leadership. Concordia Nebraska is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and offers more than 50 undergraduate programs and approximately 20 graduate degrees, specializations, certificates and adult learning programs.

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