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, […]
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Stress-related death rates among white Virginians is increasing, and big disparities remain. Read more from this VCU study.
Introducing our new leadership candidates….
Meet Allen Mallory, our student board member, and find out about his research on the health disparities of LBGT populations.
Interdisciplinary work in action: meet Sheri Johnson and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.
Our membership structure is changing. Here’s what you need to know.