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 undergraduate[...]

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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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An Intersectional Approach to Understanding the Mental Health Challenges of America’s Essential Workers

February 17th, 2021

By: April Joy Damian, PhD, MSc, Tichianaa Armah, MD and Angela E. Lee-Winn, PhD


In an effort to flatten the curve and promote containment of the novel coronavirus, many safety precautions have been[...]

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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 Changing Landscape of Telehealth Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

January 28th, 2021

By: Julia Barsoum


Merv is my 94-year-old patient living in Washington, D.C. in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, attempting to continue[...]

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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 to[...]

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Focusing Upstream: Imagining Post-COVID Times

January 20th, 2021

By: Susan M. Reverby, PhD


As the daily death toll for COVID-19 continues to climb across the United States, it may be difficult to consider[...]

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Birth Equity Requires Hard Truths and New Leadership

January 14th, 2021

By: Joia Crear-Perry, MD, Carmen Green, MPH and Inas Mahdi, MPH


In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States is finally experiencing a cultural shift in consciousness and[...]

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