How You Can Protect the Planet’s Health through Food

This week, I attended the EAT-Lancet Commission Report launch at the UN to hear leading experts discuss the transformation needed in our current food systems to sustain a growing population and achieve planetary health. Read a summary of the report recommendations here. #EATLancet #foodcanfixit

Global Handwashing Day

To celebrate #GlobalHandwashingDay 2017, I dedicated a public health post about this important day! Take a look at my public health blog for more information πŸ™‚

Can Cities Become Zero Waste?

I want to hear your thoughts on if you think our cities can become zero waste? Does your city or country have zero waste initiatives? Let's open a dialogue and talk about it! Check out my post on my thoughts about this opportunity πŸ™‚

Living Like a Local: A Series of Unfortunate Events

I thought I was doing so well with handling my time here, but as luck would have it, I was wrong and faced a series of unfortunate events... πŸ˜₯

Health Education in Agua Caliente Nueva

My love for public health doesn't stop just because I'm not in a classroom in Baltimore! I attended a health education workshop this month that talked about the importance of breastfeeding for babies and infants, and also about the importance of hand-washing with soap and water! If you're expecting or have a newborn or infant, … Continue reading Health Education in Agua Caliente Nueva

Living Like a Local: Dealing with Pests!

Life's rough living like a local when you're used to black ants and mosquitoes in NYC! I miss my clean home free of any pests, but I'm finding living here to be a true taste of reality and cultural immersion dealing with all these unwanted pests. Maybe I'll become a seasoned entomologist before I leave here....... JK!