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Engaging Underserved Populations for Chronic Disease Screening and Prevention in Non-Healthcare SettingsGbenga Ogedegbe, Nadia Islam, Joseph Ravenell
How and where Langone population health scientists are connecting with people who need help—and why it’s working.
State-level work is where it’s at for population health, Dr. Fred Zimmerman reports from the Improving Population Health Conference in Austin October 2-4, 2017.
Dr. Chris Bachrach, IAPHS Executive Director, reports from the Improving Population Health Conference in Austin October 2-4, 2017.
Kristin Harper reviews A Fraught Embrace: The Romance & Reality of AIDS Altruism in Africa. Ann Swidler and Susan Cotts Watkins provide a scathing, often funny, and always compassionate look at donor-sponsored AIDS prevention programs in Malawi.
Substance use and SBIRT in high schools, in low income populations, and barriers in value-based reimbursement. Dr. Julie Maslowsky reports from the Improving Population Health Conference in Austin, Texas, October 2-4, 2017.
Emerging population health scientists embodied the spirit of population health at the Improving Population Health Conference October 2-4, 2017. Read on for poster session highlights.
Book Review: Complex Systems and Population Health: Insights from the Network on Inequality, Complexity and HealthJose Pagan
Interested in the potential of complex systems methodologies to better understand population health and health disparities? Jose Pagan reviews “Growing Inequality: Bridging Complex Systems, Health Disparities, and Population Health.”
Conference keynote panel: Urban health panelists urge cross-sectoral collaborations & data linkages.
Can we reconcile politics and population health? Can we navigate the disparate funding streams, programs, and systems to truly make people healthier? Are we all on our own when it comes to healthy choices, or should we focus on improving systems?