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No population center, school of public health, or medical school? You can still make interdisciplinary population health research happen. Read about the Center on Health, Risk, and Society at American University.
Health insurance coverage is important, but especially in the Rio Grande Valley, it’s nowhere near enough to improve health. Heide Castaneda explains why.
Stories are good health communication tools—except when they’re not. Find out when and how to best use them from Jeff Niederdeppe.
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.
Studying health disparities isn’t a straightforward discipline. Ana Diez Roux suggests possible approaches and discusses their complimentarity in her December 7, 2017 talk, summarized here by Chris Bachrach.
The interdisciplinary career path can be a challenging one. Read how Cynthia Colen found success.
What is community engagement, and how can we make it work?
How do we move beyond simply calling our research interdisciplinary to actually doing interdisciplinary research?