Author Archives: Ivette Valenzuela

About Ivette Valenzuela

Hola ! mi nombre es Ivette Valenzuela-Yu; tengo multiples roles en mi vida, soy mama , esposa, hija, hermana, tia , amiga y profesional de la salud. Tengo un sistema de valores y creencias que estan basados en en amor al projimo y ayuda al mas necesitado. Mi trabajo ha sido siempre enfocado en la sociedad: https://apha.confex.com/apha/143am/webprogram/Paper328921.html http://sacnas15abstracts.conferencespot.org/59677-sacnas-1.2672290/t003-1.2674742/f018-1.2674778/a110-1.2674779/ap056-1.2674782 Hace aproximandamente un mes (May 26) me removieron un tumor maligno de mi glandula lacrimal derecha. Pero como buena cristiana y guerrera he comenzado a luchar contra el cancer. Mis pilares son Dios,mi familia y amigos. Asi que en nombre de Dios estoy curada y para adelante!

El Papel de la FE en la curación de la enfermedad.

La medicina occidental nos educa a abordar la enfermedad desde un punto de vista occidental: enfermedad y tratamiento.  Que entendemos como enfermedad? La enfermedad es la ausencia de salud física, mental y emocional.  Que entendemos por tratamiento de enfermedad, lo resumiré fácil: uso de medicina! La medicina occidental esta basada en tratamiento de enfermedades , […] Continue reading

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Prevención de enfermedades crónicas basado en estilo de vida: Cáncer

Ser un trabajador de Salud Publica abre un sin numero de posibilidades para ayudar a personas vulnerables y llenas de necesidades básicas. Toda mi vida he tenido problemas aceptando la muerte por cosas que pueden ser previsibles. He trabajado mas Continue reading

Posted in cancer, Chronic Disease Prevention- Prevención y control de las enfermedades crónicas, prevencion

Celebrating Change!

It is exciting and overwhelming to talk about change in Higher Education, although it is hard to deal with change , it is something that we can’t control neither stop. Change is good , even when we  can’t see it. A change  on higher education is really needed. The society’s problems have become complex and […] Continue reading

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Interpersonal Relationships

Our family is our first school, our parents start teaching us moral, spiritual values and also good manners. The school is our second school and the society help to shape our behaviors at family and school levels. I used to think that people with a high educational level (More than bachelor degree) were going to […] Continue reading

Being a Millennial means: using more technology ,having a higher confidence level and being more diverse

Being a millennial, goes beyond to a DOB (date of birth), it is more about how much we are being adapted to new trends and technology.  I feel like adapting to technology has become mostly a survival skill. If we do not learn how to use technology, our capacity to communicate, increase our network and even getting […] Continue reading

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Multitasking- It is hard to be a Woman!!

  I really enjoyed the multitasking exercise that we did in our GEDI class; it helped me to realized  about the difference between mental and physical multitasking, the former does not improve our performance ( I thought it did) , and the latter is sort of automatic and mechanical ,something that  we (women) are used […] Continue reading

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Infographics: Education + Stable Job= Living Longer with a better quality of life.

I will never get tired of saying education….education….education is the key for almost everything! I am sorry if I talk to much about education and health, I just can’t help it!!! It is important for students that plan to be professors to see the impact of their teaching in their students. Professors have many responsibilities,  […] Continue reading

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Higher Education and Economy

Access to education is a global problem, in developing countries getting K-12 education is still an issue while in most places of U.S is not. More information about “Higher Education in the Developing World” here. Which is the root cause for U.S ranking in 12th percentile while compared with other countries? Many things come to […] Continue reading

Posted in GEDI Spring 2013, gedivts13, PFP13S

More about PBL

“You can forget facts but you can not forget  understanding”                                              ~Professor Eric Mazur As Professor Mazur said : “it is about understanding”. PBL It is about understanding and enhancing skills and it also brings another dimension to the teaching/learning environment, besides challenging the traditional way of teaching/learning , it increase the amount of work […] Continue reading

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International Higher Education

Higher Education is different in different countries, religion, gender, economic position and political ideologies play a role and determine who gets it ,  and where – when education is given. In El Salvador, higher education is public (small % of population get access) and private (only people that can afford it have access to it). […] Continue reading

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