UpwardStream Politics and the Downward Negative Health outcomes that impact Us all Part 2: Interview with Attorney Daniel Dawes.
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.
Listen to the radio show-style break down of our conversation around Black health and its historically relevant trust-related barriers over coffee.
Randevyn Pierre discusses “Black Healthcare Hesitancy and Its Impact Profile 104: Healthcare Through Angela’s Eyes (Part 1 of 2)”
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.
Exploring interactions between climate change-related health risks and discussing the global health burden from fossil fuel combustion
What exactly does a single-payer healthcare system look like? By definition, a single payer healthcare system is a system in which there is a single public agency that handles the financing of healthcare for all residents. Assembly Bill 1400 would establish a system known as CalCare that would expand coverage to all Californians and include long-term care, dental care, mental health care, and prescription coverage.
The health of a democracy is intricately tied to the health of the community and voting rights must be viewed as a public health issue. Since 1988, the National Academy of Medicine (formerly known as the Institute of Medicine), has called upon public health professionals to advocate for conditions that directly affect the health of people, including voting
Studies have shown that even though the Tuskegee study took place decades ago—the mistrust primarily among black men has become a barrier to accessing health services.
Elizana-Marie Joseph discusses how volunteering positively impacts individual and community health outcomes.
Promise and pitfalls regarding the use of low-cost sensors for addressing air inequality