Category: Chicago

NU students help shape the future of Evanston public health

Public health in Chicago is not getting better, according to infectious disease expert and Northwestern University associate professor Rebecca Wurtz. But in Evanston, change is on the horizon, thanks to a recent partnership between Wurtz’s Introduction to Public Health class and the Evanston Health Department. Wurtz, who served as president of the Chicago Board of

Public Health and the Linguistic Barrier for the Spanish-Speaking Population in the United States

By Student Guest Blogger: David Leander Class of 2010, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences Materials Science, Economics, and Spanish; Global Health Studies and Classical Studies During my 45-minute drive from Evanston to the Plaza Family Medical Clinic in Pilsen, I became aware of the change of scenery that materialized seamlessly–realizing the familiar microcosm that morphed