What would you do if you saw someone who was ill or injured? You would probably rush to help. How about if you saw a person yelling at someone you couldn’t see? Mental Health First Aid offers ways to help people with depression, schizophrenia, anxiety and other brain-based disorders.
UAA virologist Eric Bortz works in an NIH-funded global network monitoring respiratory pathogens like influenza. The West Africa Ebola outbreak, transmitted by contact with infected body fluids, offers his students the chance to understand how differing pathogens invade the body.