News & Spotlights

Dr. Tim Bruckner to serve as the Director of Ph.D. in Public Health with concentrations in Disease Prevention and Global Health - Public Health News Spotlight

Dr. Bruckner brings a wealth of pertinent experience to this role, having served previously as director of an interdisciplinary doctoral training program in another school, interim director of our M.P.H. program, and Chair of our Curriculum Committee.

Please join us to congratulate Dr. Bruckner on his new role at this critical juncture for Public Health at UC Irvine, and to thank Dr. Scott Bartell for his directorship of our Ph.D. in Public Health. His work was recognized by current Ph.D. Public Health students with an award of a mini surf board at the 2019 Graduate Honors and Awards Ceremony.

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Article: Workplace breastfeeding support and job satisfaction among working mothers in the United States - by Margaret D. Whitley MPH Annie Ro PhD, MPH BongKyoo Choi ScD, MPH - Public Health News Spotlight

Job satisfaction is used to indicate overall socioemotional wellbeing of workers1 and results “from the appraisal of one's job as achievement or facilitating the achievement of one's job values. Job satisfaction is strongly correlated with workers’ mental health outcomes, including depression and anxiety, and modestly correlated with physical health.

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