The Value of Primary Care Doctors in an Equitable Vaccine Rollout

March 12th, 2021

By: Ann M. Nguyen, PhD, MPH


Dr. Nguyen, a primary care physician in Orange County, California, received a phone call Wednesday morning from his[...]

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The Unique Implications of Diversifying Dietetics

March 10th, 2021

By: Deanna Belleny, MPH, RDN


The first time I met a Black dietitian was the first day of my dietetics internship. After four years of[...]

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How Many More Children Must Be Hurt by Pollution?

March 3rd, 2021

By: John I. (Hans) Gilderbloom, PhD, Isaiah Kingsberry and Gregory D. Squires, PhD


A nine-year-old girl in London died from an asthma attack in 2013, and she is the first person in the world to have “

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Redefining Our Herd: COVID-19 Vaccine as a Human Right for Non-U.S. Citizens

February 23rd, 2021

By: Siwaar Abouhala


Basic epidemiological terminology has steadily crept into everyday jargon as the COVID-19 pandemic has been raging[...]

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Want to Improve COVID-19 Vaccination Rates in Rural America? Start Local…

February 19th, 2021

By: Taylor Zabel, Tarika Srinivasan and Lily Mirfakhraie


With the COVID-19 pandemic raging in the United States, rural Americans find themselves trapped in a whirlwind of[...]

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The Road to Healing

February 9th, 2021

By: Suporna Chaudhuri


The United States is now reporting over 440,000 deaths due to COVID-19, and the Centers for Disease Control and[...]

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Hospital Visitor Policies in the Context of COVID-19: Ensuring Support & Promoting Health Equity for Laboring Patients

January 22nd, 2021

By: Rebecca Kolodner


After working the night shift, Mandy, now five months pregnant, travels close to two hours on public transportation[...]

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