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UC Irvine Program in Public Health Student, Biblia Cha Wins Spirituality & Public Health Student Essay Contest - Public Health News Spotlight

Ms. Biblia Cha, M.P.H., doctoral student working toward her Ph.D. in Public Health with a concentration in Disease Prevention, was declared grand prize winner of the Fall 2018 Spirituality & Public Health Student Essay Contest. Her winning essay is titled "Addressing Mental Health Disparities Among Asian American and Pacific Islanders Through Research and Partnerships with Religious/Spiritual Leaders." The prize carries with it a cash award of $1000.

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PUBLIC HEALTH CAREER PANEL - Tuesday, February 5 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm in the Career Pathways Training Room - Register Today - Seating is Limited
The Career Discovery Series brings together alumni and professionals to share details about their career - Public Health News Spotlight

PUBLIC HEALTH CAREER PANEL - Tuesday, February 5 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm in the Career Pathways Training Room - Register Today - Seating is Limited


The Career Discovery Series brings together alumni and professionals to share details about their career paths and job duties, as well as tips for breaking into specific industries.

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Research Publication: Emission characteristics and exposure assessment of particulate matter and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) from waste printed circuit boards de-soldering - Public Health News Spotlight

Heating processes for the removal of electronic components from waste printed circuit boards (WPCBs) is an important step in the chain of electronic waste recycling, and toxic fumes are generated during the de-soldering process, causing environmental pollution and posing health risks for the workers. This study is aimed to characterize emission and deposition fluxes of respirable particulate matter (PM), and assess exposure of workers to particle-bound polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs).

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