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Spring 2022 Course Trains SMU Students in Public Health Impact

Dr. Eric G. Bing’s innovative Creating Impact in Global and Public Health course prepares students to analyze and develop solutions for complex public health challenges.

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Undergraduate Education

SMU Students Debate Policy Solutions to Firearm Suicide

Undergraduate students in a new public health course at SMU are honing their persuasive speaking abilities in a series of formal debates about ongoing public health issues. 

Judges and two teams from the first debate in the Pandemics class
Judges and two of the teams participating in a debate on policies to reduce firearm suicide.
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Applications for Pandemics Course at SMU Now Open

In light of the era-defining COVID-19 pandemic, SMU epidemiologist Dr. Eric G. Bing has created a new undergraduate course focused solely on international diseases and how we can combat them. Pandemics! The Science of Disease Spread, Prevention, and Control (APSM/ANTH/MNO 4344), which kicks off in Spring 2021, will give SMU students the basic tools they need to understand the many factors that drive disease spread and how local and global communities can combat it.  

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Undergraduate Education

COVID-19 Mindfulness Meditation Study

Mental health is an important factor during and after a global pandemic.

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SMU Students Virtually Present Pandemic Solutions before University Officials, Audience of Hundreds

At the largest Battle to Save Lives in the event’s six-year history, student proposals drew positive reviews from key SMU officials.

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Undergraduate Education

SMU Global & Public Health Class Hosts Virtual Lectures on Pandemic by Health Experts

SMU’s Global Public Health course shows how the online class meeting format can be leveraged to radically expand the borders of the classroom.

 

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SMU Students Developed Pandemic Solutions for Global & Public Health Case Competition

Combating Covid-19 on Campus FlyerThe sixth annual Battle to Save Lives featured SMU students’ strategies to suppress COVID-19 on campus.  

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Undergraduate Education

SMU Professor of Global Health Restructures Course to Focus on Pandemic

When the coronavirus pandemic first threatened to send SMU students home, Professor of Global Health Eric G. Bing was in the middle of teaching his annual Creating Impact in Global and Public Health course.

Students in Dr. Eric G. Bing's Creating Impact in Global and Public Health class.
Students in Dr. Eric G. Bing’s Creating Impact in Global and Public Health class.