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    Population Health Exchange: PopHealthExperience

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Other
    • Entering Grade: 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: Politics and Diplomacy, STEM, Healthcare
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
    • Career Clusters: Human Services
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Overview

    The PopHealthExperience offers rising 10th-12th-graders an engaging and immersive introduction to the field of public health. Students learn from Boston University School of Public Health faculty and graduate students about a range of public health topics, participate in hands-on research activities, discover career choices, and develop leadership skills.

    Participants will learn from Boston University School of Public Health faculty and graduate students about a range of public health topics, participate in hands-on research activities, discover career

    What they’ll do:
    - Build confidence in their problem-solving skills.
    - Participate in fun teamwork activities.
    - Experiment, design, analyze, and test imaginative public health solutions.

    What they’ll learn:
    - We’ll start by introducing the foundations of public health and then delve deeper into the areas of Biostatistics, Environmental Health, and Epidemiology.
    - We ’ll practice experiential learning activities such as disease detective cases where students test all of their newly acquired knowledge to determine what is the cause of an epidemic.
    - We’ll mentor students as they identify a public health challenge in their community and prepare a presentation with possible solutions.