Dana Thomas is a connector and collaborator who builds capacity of students, organizations and faculty to address health equity locally, nationally and globally. As an adjunct lecturer, Dana creates unique learning experiences for students to address the complexity of public health in rural, border, and island communities. Working with organizations she tailors classes to address the needs of communities and agencies while developing applied public health practice skills of the students. Her interests focus on health equity within approaches to address rural, border and island health; applied research to address capacity building; public health preparedness; and evidence-based public health.
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