HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL PRIMARY CARE REVIEW

Wi! Si! Yes! We Can Provide More Equitable Care When Interpretation is Required

May 4th, 2022

By: Tia Tucker, MD, MPH and Geraldine Malana, DO, MPH

 

Imagine you’re a primary care provider at our clinic in Malden, Massachusetts. A patient quickly rattles off a list of[...]

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Air Quality in Southwest Detroit: A Public Health Crisis

April 19th, 2022

By: Alexander Restum

 

Southwest Detroit is currently battling some of the worst air pollution in the country. In this area, where senior[...]

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Centering the Woman in Maternity Care

April 12th, 2022

By: Ketura’h Edwards-Robinson, MSN

 

Few human experiences match the intensity of stress, pain, exertion, and emotional turmoil as labor. The mortality risk[...]

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Refugee Agency and Mobile Health Solutions: The Story of Fatima Connect

April 5th, 2022

By: Ayah Hamdan, BS

 

Refugee, asylum-seeking, and migrant women often experience adverse reproductive health outcomes, and 60% of the[...]

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Physical Activity and Health: Move to Live More!

March 29th, 2022

By: Amy Bantham, DrPH

 

For medical and public health practitioners working on the COVID-19 response, infectious disease is what we see all day[...]

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Finding the Courage and Will to Achieve Health Equity: Asking the Right Questions

March 4th, 2022

By: Karen Patricia Williams, PhD, and Johnnie (Chip) Allen, MPH

 

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and instances of racism against Black individuals have resulted in dangerous health[...]

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Vaccine Rollout and the Great Divide: Communities of Color Deserve More from Our Health Care System

March 1st, 2022

By: Simone Wildes, MD, FACP, FIDSA

 

I remember getting this phone call from a friend and feeling helpless:

I want my grandmother who lives in Boston to get[...]

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Menstrual Justice Is a Matter of Health Equity: How to Fight Period Poverty and Stigma

February 23rd, 2022

By: Anusha Singh, BS

 

While assisting patients in the Emergency Department (ED) one morning, I met a patient I’ll refer to as Mary. When I[...]

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Whose Trauma? De-Colonizing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Refugee Mental Health Frameworks

January 27th, 2022

By: Suad Joseph, PhD, Osama Tanous, MD, Nadine Hosny, MSc, and Patrick Marius Koga, MD, MPH, FRSPH

 

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and trauma needs in the Arab region

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Arab American Research Gaps and a Survey of its Solutions

January 25th, 2022

By: Kaitlyn Akel, BA, BS, MPH

 

A little thought exercise

Think of the simplest pieces of health information that we know, rely upon, and understand in[...]

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