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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The Conflict of Culture and Sexuality Among Arab American Women

April 19th, 2022

By: Mira Kheil, MD and Rouba Ali-Fehmi, MD

 

As Arab American women studying public health at National Arab American Medical Association Next Generation (NAAMA[...]

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Black Birthing Persons Matter—All of Them

April 14th, 2022

By: Zahada (Kiersten) Gillette-Pierce

 

 A Black trans dad, Kayden Coleman shares his clinical experience during his two pregnancies. He recounts horrible[...]

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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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Increasing the Black Physician Workforce: How One Student is Taking Action to Address Diversity in Medicine

March 31st, 2022

By: Jenifer Chisom Ogu

 

“When I grow up, I wanna be Dr. G!” That was how, at seven years old, I announced to my parents that I wanted to be a[...]

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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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Improving Health Care Access by Meeting Patients Where They Are

March 15th, 2022

By: Lindsay Gough, MPA

 

Throughout the last two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has magnified many existing inequities in health care and[...]

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Food Rx: A Prescription for Health Systems and Medical Education

March 10th, 2022

By: Tyler J. Schubert, BA

 

It’s an overcast Tuesday morning in Scranton, Pennsylvania, as Mary walks into the outpatient clinic for her groceries.[...]

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