There is an existential problem that everyone eventually encounters – what to do with their lives. Up until university, I had no idea. Even now, it’s still kind of unclear. I thought going to university and getting a job were supposed to help me gain some clarity, and they did, to some extent. It led … More Is passion for research necessary? Yes and no
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?
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
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