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The Health, Medicine and Society (HMS) Program prepares students to meet the increasingly complex health needs of the growing global population. Our interdisciplinary faculty offer courses focusing on social scientific and humanistic approaches to health that aim to cultivate a broad understanding of the effects of health, illness, and medical care on individuals, families, and communities. The minor is intended to serve students who wish to contribute to any of the wide variety of health care professions, including administration, medicine, public health, care-giving, business, policy, and research. Our faculty are involved in both local and international health-related research, including a growing focus on community health.

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Apply for the APHA Campus Liaison Position! Deadline October 1, 2019
Are you passionate about public health?
Are you interested in networking with other students and professionals in the public health field?
Are you looking to become involved at Lehigh?
 
Apply for the APHA Campus Liaison Position!
 
Campus liaisons represent Lehigh to the APHA’s Student  Assembly. Becoming a campus liaison allows you to get involved in public health, develop leadership skills, and foster relationships with other public health students interested in promoting health equity. 
 
Campus liaisons help communicate APHA’s messages to students and faculty around campus through public health events and initiatives. 
 
Application deadline: October 1, 2019
 
Read the job description by clicking here...
 
Apply for the position by clicking here...