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Crossroads Clientcare Longitudinal Database: Community-Engaged Data Collection for Population HealthTammy Leonard, Sandi Pruitt
How a longitudinal database, community partnerships, and a hub-and-spokes food bank program are forging a unique path to data collection.
Will the microbiome usher in a new era of “poop-ulation health?” Read this conference report from Jennifer Dowd.
What’s holding back our progress in population and public health? First we need a healthy democracy and attention to state-level policies that create disparities. David Warner filed this report from our October 2018 Population Health Conference.
None of us are immune to the harm from structural violence and the “highly toxic gas of inequality.” Read more in our interview with Stephen Bezruchka in this special blog post.
Fred Zimmerman, IAPHS 2019 President-Elect, takes a look at his dashboard on policy and population health, and sees some worrying trends.
Each month, we curate the top news in population health. This month, how black churches support mental health, an update on the rural hospital crisis, loneliness and dementia, technology meets vaccination tracking in Tanzania, poor dental care and seniors, and much more.
Repeated acts of violence, economic disparities, and structural racism can affect the health and well-being of communities. Mike Esposito filed this 2018 conference report focusing on Black and other communities of color.
Like Aretha says, THINK. What are you trying to do to this data? Lourdes Rodriguez reports from “Technological Innovations and Population Health…Friends, Foes, or Both?” at our October 2018 conference.
How can individuals care for their health when they don’t have a home, don’t feel “at home”, and when home has different gendered meanings? A conference report from Emily Walton.
What’s “shiny new thing syndrome?” And how can biosocial scientists avoid it? Read on in this conference report from Lauren Brown.