We encourage you to explore what you might have missed on our population health blog in 2023.
Welcome Claire Altman, New Blog Editor
We’re excited to welcome our new Blog Editor, Claire Altman. Get to know her in this friendly Q&A post, which includes Dr. Altman’s answer to the quintessential IAPHS question (hint: it’s not donuts.)
Values and Science: A Special Blog Series
Our eight-part values and science blog series asks hard questions about how values affect the way we conduct science. IAPHS co-founder Chris Bachrach interviews IAPHS members with diverse perspectives, explores what values really are, and asks how we can be a true Big Tent.
Part 1: Two Narratives About Values
Part 2: Views from Our Community
Part 3: How Values Affect Science
Part 4: Science’s Objectivity Conundrum
Part 5: Safeguarding Credibility in a Polarized Climate
Part 6: Divergent Views on Pop Health’s Political Skew
Part 7: An Invitation to Engage
Part 8: Toward the Big Tent Ideal
Inclusive Research Methods
Learn more, including some examples from the literature, in this two-part series from Margaret D. Whitley, Sheri Notaro, and Ai Rene Ong.
Socio-Spatial Self-Organizing Maps (SS-SOMs) to Measure Place-Based Racial and Sexual Orientation Sentiment
How can researchers use social media and other online data to understand social attitudes and their association with health?
In this April 2023 post, Stephanie Cook and Erica Wood talk about a novel data processing approach their team developed to get a closer look at mental health among racially diverse young sexual minority men.
Monthly Population Health News Roundup
Each month, we highlight population health news stories that catch our attention. We also give a shout-out to IAPHS members who are in the news, recently published an article, or received an award.
Watch for these the final Monday of every month.
If you have member news or research to share, let us know: joanne_dyer (at) comcast.net.
What would you like to see on the blog in 2024? Let us know in the comments below, or send an email to Blog Editor Claire Altman, altmanc (at) health.missouri.edu.