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Monthly Archives: May 2018
- Book Review
- Calls for Submissions
- Conference Highlight
- Funding Opportunities
- Member of the Month
- New Publication
- Research Highlight
- Round-Up Summary
We curate the top population health news each month. This month, the Cherokee Nation’s Hep C program, refugee kids’ health, food insecurity among women veterans, an LA neighborhood’s youth in the shadow of oil pumps, and more…. Interdisciplinary spotlight Lungs breathing better in Louisville: After gathering data via electronic inhaler sensors, a digital health platform, and crowd-sourcing, AIR Louisville recommends policies like enhanced tree canopies, tree removal mitigation, air pollution emission buffer zoning, and more. AIR Louisville is cross-sector collaboration that joins the Louisville Metro Government, a nonprofit institute, and a technology company. (Health Affairs, April 1, 2018) Place Mitigating fear of research in Mississippi: Patient-centered outcomes-based research is helping researchers in the Mississippi delta built trust, participation (Stat News, April 18, 2018) Stable, affordable housing for people with HIV in Alabama: Research underway looks at affordable housing programs, case management, policy (RWJF Culture of Health Blog, April 12, 2018) Mapping senior fall risks: Data, interventions aim to reduce falls in Baltimore’s highest risk areas (think row houses, older homes, and steep staircases) (US News and World Report, May 10, 2018) Struggling to get around hurts health: Poor public transit is a public health issue in Detroit (Detroit Free Press, May 2, […]
NICHD (and other NIH institutions) invite R01 and R21 applications for Research on the Health of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Populations including both youth and adults who are questioning their gender identity and those individuals who are making or who have made a transition from being identified as one gender to the other. Multiple awards may be made under each announcement. Program eligibility is unrestricted domestically. Standard due dates apply for R01 and R21 grants.
Poor dental health is linked to cardiovascular disease, disrupted sleep, pain, employability challenges, and even life-threatening infections. Can a population health approach help?
“Nothing about us without us.”
What are the best ways to recruit folks in identified communities? Read on for advice from Estevan Delgado and Julie Maslowsky.