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HPHR
Public Health
Awareness
Week

Aug 23-27, 2021

The Humor Scientist: Ep2 Now Available

Watch the second installment of the The Humor Scientist with Matt Kazam, on HPHR.org. In this episode, Matt continues his journey examining the intersections of humor and public health with “How to Use Your Words.”

 

Join Matt every month on his journey as he explores how the art of humor can improve public health and reconnect people with the funny that lives inside of all of us. 

Edition 5 – Self-Interest as Motivation for International Cooperation Toward Universal Healthcare

Self-Interest as Motivation for International Cooperation Toward Universal Healthcare By Dustin T. Holloway, PhD Citation

Edition 5 – Universal Health Care: The Affordable Dream

Universal Health Care: The Affordable Dream By Amartya Sen, PhD Citation Sen A. Universal Health

Edition 5 – Dispelling Myths about Surgery’s Role in Global Health

Dispelling Myths about Surgery’s Role in Global Health By Paul Farmer, MD, PhD Citation Farmer

Edition 5 – Universal Health Coverage: an Overview and Lessons from Asia

Universal Health Coverage: an Overview and Lessons from Asia By Tsung-Mei Cheng Citation Cheng T.

A New Way Forward: Recognizing the Importance of HIV in Controlling Tuberculosis among Canada’s Indigenous Population

A New Way Forward: Recognizing the Importance of HIV in Controlling Tuberculosis among Canada’s Indigenous

Edition 20 – Dying in the Shadows: Suicide Among the Homeless

Dying in the Shadows: Suicide Among the Homeless By Lori Holleran and Gabrielle Poon Citation

Edition 20 – Europe’s Refugee Crisis and the Human Right of Access to Health Care: A Public Health Challenge from an Ethical Perspective

Europe’s Refugee Crisis and the Human Right of Access to Health Care: A Public Health

Figure 1: Markov Model Used to Estimate Morbidity/Mortality of Diabetes

Death, Violence, Health, and Poverty in Chicago By Earl Fredrick, III, MD, MBA Citation Fredrick

Edition 19 – Gun Safety: A Call to License Arms

Gun Safety: A Call to License Arms By Ryan M. Kane, MD, MPH Share on

Edition 19 – Preventing Radicalization to Violence Through Partnerships and Collaboration

Preventing Radicalization to Violence Through Partnerships and Collaboration By Dr. Heidi Ellis Share on facebook

How to Submit to HPHR

Current Calls for Submissions Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin

How to Submit to HPHR

Submitting HPHR Manuscripts on Scholastica Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on

Edition 15 – The Cardiovascular Disease Epidemic: Marching Forward in India

The Cardiovascular Disease Epidemic: Marching Forward in India By Puneet Gupta Share on facebook Facebook

Edition 15 – Equity in Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes: Who Pays for Obesity Control?

Equity in Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes: Who Pays for Obesity Control? By Malcolm M. Kates and

Edition 15 – Don’t Blame the Smoker

Don’t Blame the Smoker By Justin Kaplan Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter

How to Submit to HPHR

Submission Preparation Guidelines Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

Figure 1: Markov Model Used to Estimate Morbidity/Mortality of Diabetes

What Are We Willing to Pay to Be Unhealthy?: A Markov Model for Diabetes Prevention

Figure 1: Bathtub Analogy

Dear Medicine: Diabetes Prevention Is Not Your Battle to Fight By Braulio Torres and Elena

Edition 1 – Addressing Social Inequities to Create a More Just, Fair and Equitable World

Addressing Social Inequities to Create a More Just, Fair and Equitable World A Conversation with

Edition 1 – ObamaCare’s 2014 Report Card? Preaching Patience — to Supporters and Opponents — Elementor

Was Mayor Bloomberg a Nanny? By Dr. Benjamin D. Sommers, MD, PhD Share on facebook

HPHR Author Insight of the Week

Author Anna Bogursky discusses her article, “It’s Time to Combat Stubborn Insurance Companies: Bariatric Patients Deserve to Live” in Edition 28 of HPHR, which is our featured HPHR Author Insight of the week. Watch all of the HPHR Author Insights here and on our YouTube channel.  

Daniel E. Dawes, J.D., is a widely respected lawyer, author, scholar, educator, and leader in the health equity, health reform, and mental health movements, is director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia and a professor of health law, policy and management.

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True Curriculum By Rebecca Elliott, MPH Lesson 3: American Education- Flawed by Design? Part II

True Curriculum By Rebecca Elliott, MPH Lesson 4: So if we don’t educate…what are we

"...we need to decriminalize sex work and get people away from the idea that by arresting people it’s going to solve the problem. It’s not, ever. It never has and never will."

"...harm reduction is talking to people, finding out their needs, treating them with respect and dignity and fighting like hell for them against whoever’s trying to bring them down."

"...Our members do not feel safe talking to the police if they were raped, and with good reason. A couple of them told us that when they approached a police officer, their usual response was, 'Well what do you expect? Look who you are, look where you are. And besides, prostitutes can’t get raped.'"

This vlog discusses the critical need for more dental professionals in rural areas.

Javaid Iqbal discusses Health Crisis in US Prisons

The i-value By Javaid Iqbal Why the health of the incarcerated people in US matters

Listen to the radio show-style break down of our conversation around Black health and its historically relevant trust-related barriers over coffee.

What can you do to build community in your classroom (or organizational setting)?

During Angela Braden's battle to preserve her sight, the medical mistrust of her support system took an unexpected turn as her Black family immediately questioned the qualifications and competence of a Black physician. Soon thereafter, they were confronted with their worse fears.

In taking a systemic view of our current healthcare system—in order to reduce or eliminate the present-day inequities; we have to first acknowledge the decision-making power that rest behind the scenes enfolding our healthcare system.

This vlog introduces the link between drug abuse and one's mouth.

Exploring interactions between climate change-related health risks and discussing the global health burden from fossil fuel combustion

Jackie Leung discusses the importance of community health workers in public health.

Jackie Leung discusses the importance of community health workers in public health.

Javaid Iqbal discusses "Climate Emergency and its impact on Public Health"

The i-value By Javaid Iqbal Addressing Climate Emergency and its impact on Public Health in

This vlog features dental and medical students with ranges of experiences about their thoughts on the dental-medical divide thus far and their perspectives on integrating dental and medical schools.