Winning the Request for Proposal (RFP) for program evaluation

I want to start off by saying that I don’t like the RFP process. But, if you are doing any type of consulting work, odds are that you will need to respond to RFPs from prospective clients. The purpose of an RFP is to present a problem, and your job is to find the solution. … More Winning the Request for Proposal (RFP) for program evaluation

Media, infections, and dental visits: something to grind teeth over?

I don’t often read the news but lately I have been following, and with considerable interest, the Guelph Mercury-Tribune. It reads along the lines of “thousands of patients at a Guelph dental clinic were advised to get tested for HIV, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus, due to concerns that sterilization of dental instruments … More Media, infections, and dental visits: something to grind teeth over?

Public health in everyday life

What is public health? Most of the time I have a hard time explaining this, but here it goes. In medicine, doctors and nurses treat health problems one patient at a time. In public health, we are concerned with preventing health problems, and at the population level. Public health professionals work to identify the root causes of health problems, and implement … More Public health in everyday life

A bit more about me

Reading content has played, and continues to play, a huge role in my life. I have spent many days reading blogs, articles, and books, as well as many nights browsing Ted Talks, Youtube, and Reddit. I find that while I am not always able to surround myself with like-minded people (or even non-like-minded people for that … More A bit more about me