Decentralizing Knowledge in Public Health Education, One Course at a Time

July 16th, 2021

By: Alexis Grant, ScM and Maggie Acosta, MA


We can see structural determinants of health all around us, like when we see factories and truck routes constructed in[...]

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The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 & Emerging Opportunities for Community-Based Healthcare

July 14th, 2021

By: Ángel Ortiz-Siberón, BA


As the largest system for primary care in the United States, federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) (and other[...]

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Homelessness Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic: How the Perry Street Recovery Center Reminds Us to Prioritize Community Partnerships

May 25th, 2021

By: Caleb Dafilou, MPH


In January 2020, Tom was 61 years old when he was evicted from his home. In the following months, an already[...]

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Evolving Concepts of Justice and Safety

April 14th, 2021

By: Katie Bement, BA


Criminalizing survival

Rachel stayed. She stayed to survive, and for that the criminal legal system labeled her a[...]

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Healing Across the Divides: Peace Building Through Health

February 25th, 2021

By: Norbert Goldfield, MD


Shortly after Healing Across the Divides began its work, the Israeli army had placed boulders at the entrance to[...]

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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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The Impact of Neighborhoods on Racial & Ethnic Inequities in COVID-19

January 8th, 2021

By: Rachel L. Berkowitz, DrPH, MPH, Xing Gao, MPH, Eli K. Michaels, MPH and Mahasin S. Mujahid, PhD, MS


As 2021 opens with US COVID-19 cases soaring, racial/ethnic inequities persisting, and vaccine distribution ongoing, we[...]

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Well-Being of LGBTQI+ People in the United States Today

December 3rd, 2020

By: Charlotte J. Patterson, PhD and Martín-José Sepúlveda, MD, ScD, IBM Fellow


More than 11 million lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI) people live in the United States[...]

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Mobile Clinics: A Powerful Resource for Addressing Health Disparities

November 11th, 2020

By: Sharon Attipoe-Dorcoo, PhD, MPH


The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the systemic limitations of the American health system when confronted with the[...]

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