The IAPHS Blog is a virtual community that keeps population health professionals connected and up to date on the latest population health news, policy, controversies, and relevant research from multiple fields.
Discrimination is linked to sleep, NASA tool predicts malaria outbreaks, a texting ban may mean fewer auto injuries, dirty air linked to mental illness (and where the air is the dirtiest), yersenia pestis lives, and more in our monthly population health news roundup.
Dammann and Smart talk with us about their new book, which aims to move toward a framework for causal explanations in population health informatics and analytics.
How one Bronx community is removing barriers and building body, mind, and spirit.
Beyond debates about building the wall, anti-immigrant policies are harming the health of entire communities. Read more in this op-ed from Dr. Tiffany Joseph and Dr. Helen Marrow.
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.
Get to know Duke University’s Department of Population Health Sciences, our Institutional Member of the Month, and find out about their summer institute.
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.
Employment plays a big role in health disparities. IAPHS Blog Editor Sarah Burgard explains why population health scientists should care.