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Nursing professional uses homeland security degree to help her community

Shelley Haffner, the infectious disease manager for Penn State's University Health Services, identified the need for a local infectious disease response plan thanks to her studies in the public health preparedness option of the master's in homeland security. Read Shelley's story on Penn State News.

CNN interview with Penn State professor

Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner, Penn State assistant professor in homeland security (public health preparedness option), is interviewed by CNN about the preparedness of U.S. hospitals in treating Ebola. Watch the CNN video.

Ebola outbreak shows need for education in public health preparedness

Penn State professor Eugene Lengerich and a recent graduate of the public health preparedness graduate program discuss the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the importance of the education and training that people need to respond to global health crises. Read the full story on Penn State News.