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  Writing Tutorial

These resources are intended to aid in writing papers for coursework. For additional information, click the Presenter's Notes icon in the top, left corner of select slides.

Writing 101 (PDF)

  • Describes the purpose of the writing tutorial, provides grammar resources, highlights tips and links regarding spelling errors, and emphasizes the importance of preventing plagiarism and following the MPH Student Code of Ethics.

The Pre-Writing Stage (PDF)

  • Explains the initial steps of writing as well as how to create a timeline and outline.

General Components of a Paper (PDF)

  • Describes various referencing systems and provides a detailed explanation of each component of a paper: title page, abstract, introduction, purpose statement, literature review, methods, results, discussion, conclusion, references, and appendices.

PowerPoint Presentation Guidelines (PDF)

  • Provides tips for developing engaging presentations with an emphasis on KISS, consistency, content, and resources.
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Desire 2 Learn
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Academic Calendar
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Campus Book Store
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If you forget your login or password or if you have trouble accessing the system, contact Jeff Drees at or 414-955-8218.

Students in the Master of Public Health program have access to strong existing public health holdings that are housed in the libraries as well as in other resource centers on campus. In addition, students may use UWM’s library (through the Cooperative Access Program) and all libraries affiliated with the University of Wisconsin System.

*Students may remotely access library resources, including thousands of online journals. Contact the MCW Libraries for more information.

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Writing Tutorial
Intended to aid public health students in writing papers for coursework at the Medical College, presentations include Writing 101, The Pre-Writing Stage, General Components of a Paper, and PowerPoint Presentation Guidelines.

  National Public Health Organizations

National Public Health Organizations


  Wisconsin Public Health Organizations

Wisconsin Public Health Organizations

  Organizations Posting Job Openings
  Job Search Engines

ASTHO Job Bank
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Job Bank includes public health jobs all over the country including vacant health official positions.

Bright is a connection based job site with health care jobs all across the country.  Once you apply from the site to a position your interested in, you can use their contacts to become a standout referral instead of just another applicant.
U.S.'s largest online job site.

Health Care Jobs Online
One stop shopping mall for health care job seekers, recruiters and hiring officials who understand the power of the internet to bring jobs and job seekers together.

H-Net Job Guide
Posts academic position announcements in History and the Humanities, the Social Sciences, and Rhetoric and Composition.
Database on non-profit organizations in the U.S. and internationally.
Leading global online careers property.

Public Health Employment Connection
Public Health job bank from Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health
Free public health employment resource provided by the Association of Schools of Public Health Employment Council.

USA Jobs
Official job site of the United States Federal Government.

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