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Introduction to Native Hawaiian and Indigenous Health

Description of New Master of Health Degree in Native Hawaiian and Indigenous Health at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, Office of Public Health Studies
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Maile Taualii

on 15 August 2016

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Transcript of Introduction to Native Hawaiian and Indigenous Health

New Master of Public Health Degree @ UH Manoa
Core Foundation in Public Health
Summer Practicum
Special Practicum PH793
Students take core MPH courses their first semester, learning the foundation of public health practice and theory, biostastics and epidemiology.
In the summer between the first and second year, students complete their practicum. This 240 hour experiential service learning opportunity provides students with an application of public health in the Indigenous world.

Some students will do their practicum in their home community, perhaps the community that provided their letter of support required for admission. Others might have a practicum abroad.
Once a student has completed their practicum, they may choose to do a Special Practicum.

A Special Practicum is served in an Indigenous community different from where the student completed their Summer Practicum. This experience allows a student to compare their experiential learning between Indigenous communities
Native Hawaiian and Indigenous Health
Filling a Need....
Why would a student want to pursue a degree in Public Health ?

Serve the community
Be of use
Make a difference
Change the world
Improve the lives of people

For more information...
http://manoa.hawaii.edu/publichealth/

Contact the Office of Public Health Studies
By Email
pubhlth@hawaii.edu

By Telephone
Office of Graduate Student Academic Services
Phone: (808) 956-8267 | Fax: (808) 956-3368

By Mail
University of Hawai‘i
Office of Public Health Studies
1960 East-West Road, Biomed D204
Honolulu, HI 96822
Renaissance - Rebirth, Rebuild, Retain
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