Spring 2018

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By Stephanie Shapiro

Six epidemiologists seek to eliminate disparities in cancer incidence and outcomes.

7 minute read

Public Health 3.0

By Ellen J. MacKenzie PhD ’79, MSc ’75

Changing the Boundaries of Public Health

4 minute read

The Game that Keeps on Giving

By Alexander Gelfand

A simple classroom management strategy pays dividends for a lifetime.

10 minute read

The Exchange: Leading with Humility

By Krishna Rao

Global Health Corps’ Barbara Bush and health systems expert Krishna Rao compare notes on mobilizing others to advance health.

4 minute read

Zika’s Never Ending Emergency

By Poonam Daryani

In Brazil, the all-consuming work of caring for children with congenital Zika syndrome falls to their mothers.

7 minute read

Hidden Value

By Melissa Hartman

Kate O’Brien is working toward a full accounting of vaccines’ benefits.

4 minute read

By Waruguru Wanjau

A remote community taught me skills I couldn’t learn in medical school.

3 minute read

Fast Data on Mental Health

By Andrew Faught

Standardized queries can reveal trends and shape treatment for mental health patients.

2 minute read

Outsmarting an Outbreak

By Alexander Gelfand

Drone-deployed robotic traps zero in on mosquitoes.

2 minute read

Attitude Adjustment

By Michael Botticelli

It’s time for our policies and practices to reflect what we know about addiction.

5 minute read

Open Source

Should the average person take an at-home genetic test to assess disease risk?

2 minute read

Spring Agenda

Dates + Deadlines - Vital Repair, Measuring a Parasite's Reach, A Cardio Conclave, The Stealth Epidemic

5 minute read

One Health for All

By Jackie Powder

Hopkins Bloomberg and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine establish dual MPH/DVM program.

2 minute read

Appetite for Reduction

By Lindsay Smith Rogers

Over the last 100 years, Meatless Monday’s focus has shifted from wartime conservation to health awareness—and its impact keeps growing.

2 minute read

Can Texting Prevent Cholera?

By Andrew Faught

Can mobile phones help stop cholera in families in Bangladesh?

1 minute read

Back Story

By Brian W. Simpson

Today’s media moves at light speed and misses the real stories.

2 minute read

The Last Pixel

By Melissa Hartman

Compounded loss: In Bangladesh and around the world, cancer flourishes among the poor and marginalized.

1 minute read

Collections

By Jackie Powder

A collection of cherished objects from the Center for American Indian Health.

1 minute read

React and Respond

Crisis and Opportunity; Science > Politics

2 minute read