Today we’re live at the first day of our 2018 conference, “Pushing the Boundaries of Population Health Science: Social Inequalities, Biological Processes, and Policy Implications,” in Washington DC.
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We’re packing and getting ready to join population health colleagues across disciplines for our annual conference, “Pushing the Boundaries of Population Health Science: Social Inequalities, Biological Processes, and Policy Implications,” October 3-5, 2018,at the National Academies of Sciences Building, 2101 Constitution Avenue Northwest, Washington DC. Here’s a preview…
Each month, we curate the best in population health news. This month, measuring obesity via Google maps, life and death after Katrina, buildings for justice, Juuls in school, drought and hunger in the Dry Corridor, and more…
Conference Preview: “Pushing the Boundaries of Population Health Science: Social Inequalities, Biological Processes, and Policy Implications”IAPHS Staff
Social inequalities, biological processes, and policy: the three themes for our 2018 conference. Read on for details.
We’re pleased to announce the generous support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation….
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, […]