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Ronald Chow

Ronald Chow, MS, FACE, FRSPH

Ronald Chow is the ombudsperson and a deputy editor of the Harvard Public Health Review. He has studied epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health, Yale University and Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario (Canada). He has trained as a research student/fellow at Mass General Brigham, Harvard University; University Health Network, University of Toronto (Canada); and New York Proton Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Edition 48 – Disposable Masks: A Potential Source of Environmental Pollution and Hygiene

Measures Against Disposable Masks: A Potential Source of Environmental and Biological Pollution By Nayab Sheikh and Chanchal Maheshwari Share on facebook Facebook …

Edition 58 – Partnering for Human Trafficking Prevention: Implementing Love146's Not a Number Curriculum through Minnesota's Safe Harbor Program

Partnering for Human Trafficking Prevention: Implementing Love146’s Not a Number Curriculum through Minnesota’s Safe Harbor Program By Caroline Palmer, JD; Beatriz Menanteau, …

Edition 47 – Medication Overload: An Overlooked Public Health Burden

Medication Overload: An Overlooked Public Health Burden By Ednner Oketch, MSc, MPH Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on …

Edition 32 – Necessity Is the Mother of Invention: Advocating for Alternatives to Banked Blood

Necessity Is the Mother of Invention: Advocating for Alternatives to Banked Blood By Anusha Jayaram; Alaska Pendleton, MD; Rohini Dutta; Nobhojit Roy, …

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Evelyn Masterson is Managing Editor for HPHR Journal.

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Dr. Quinn discusses the significance of respecting individuals' right to self-define/value in advancing black feminism in public health

Do Not Underestimate the Healing Power of Change

Do Not Underestimate the Healing Power of Change By Dr. Divij Sharma, MBBS Bombay Hospital and Research, Mumbai, India Abstract Healthcare innovation …

Racism Is a Disease

Racism Is a Disease

Racism Is a Disease By Payton Kim Racism Is a Disease When addressing health disparities, it is easy to dismiss racial inequalities …

Black Lives Matter Protest in Portland, OR, USA

Black Lives Matter Protest in Portland, OR, USA By Tsechu Dolma Black Lives Matter Protest in Portland, OR, USA About the Author …

A Tibetan-American Family Dealing with COVID in Queens, NY

A Tibetan-American Family Dealing with COVID-19 in Queens, NY By Tsechu Dolma A Tibetan-American Family Dealing with COVID in Queens, NY In …

Shifting the Narrative … Subtly

Shifting the Narrative…Subtly Interview by Dr. Yulin Hswen, University of San Francisco, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Edited by Siona Prasad Shifting …

Edition 58 – Human Trafficking

Edition 58 addresses the public health implications of human trafficking.

Edition 54 – Legislation Study in Public Health: An Exploration of the Mental Health Ordinance in Hong Kong

Legislation Study in Public Health: An Exploration of the Mental Health Ordinance in Hong Kong By Amelia Lo, MPH, MBA, LLB Share …

Edition 48 – COVID-19

Edition 48 – COVID-19

Edition 48 marks our fourth volume of COVID-19 research.

Edition 47 – General Edition

Edition 47 explores a diverse range of public health issues.

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Nursing Science: Helping Bridge the Gap of Health Disparities By Denetra Hampton A Timeline of COVID-19 Pandemic Events And Their Effect On …

35 – Addressing the cycle of inaction: Implementation Science: An Essential Tool for Advancing DrPH Practice

Implementation Science: An Essential Tool for Advancing DrPH Practice By Aubrey Villalobos, DrPH, MPH, MEd; Robin C. Vanderpool, DrPH, MPH; Robert E. …

35 – Examining Public Health Partnership with the Private Sector through the Lens of Power and Commercial Determinants of Health

Examining Public Health Partnership with the Private Sector through the Lens of Power and Commercial Determinants of Health By Vinu Ilakkuvan, DrPH, …

35 – The Emerging Role of Public Health Leadership in Food Systems Transformation

The Emerging Role of Public Health Leadership in Food Systems Transformation By Michelle L. Slimko, DrPH, MPH, RD Share on facebook Facebook …

35 – What is making Black women fat? An examination of the impact of race and racism as contributing factors to overweight and obesity health disparities.

What Is Making Black Women Fat? An Examination of the Impact of Race and Racism as Contributing Factors to Overweight and Obesity …

35 – Addressing the cycle of inaction: A call for investment in the preconception period to improve outcomes and center equity in maternal, infant, and child health

A Call for Investment in the Preconception Period to Improve Outcomes and Center Equity in Maternal, Infant, and Child Health By Kathryn …

35 – Untapped Potential: The Need for DrPH Professionals to Mitigate the Next Public Health Crisis, Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Untapped Potential: The Need for DrPH Professionals to Mitigate the Next Public Health Crisis, Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic By Brittany …

35 – A Movement in the Making: Building Collaborations with Public Health Experts and Policymakers

A Movement in the Making: Building Collaborations with Public Health Experts and Policymakers By Kathleen P. Banks, DrPH (c), MPH and Tami …

35 – Addressing the cycle of inaction: A DrPH student perspective on the decolonization of public health

Addressing the Cycle of Inaction: A DrPH Student Perspective on the Decolonization of Public Health By Sarah E. Boland, MPH*; Kamonthip J. …

35 – DrPHers Building Back Better the Public Health Leadership Pipeline

DrPHers Building Back Better the Public Health Leadership Pipeline By David E. Harvey, PE, MPH; Jaimie Shaff, MPH, MPA; J. Sam Hurley, …

Edition 35 – The DrPH Coalition: Advancing Public Health Practice and Leadership in the 21st Century

We need applied public health practitioners and leaders. DrPH degree is the terminal degree for the field of public health and is designed to meet these needs.

UNRCCA International Day of Older Persons

International Day of Older Persons

Randevyn Pierre has collected and shared the experiences of a number of African Americans around healthcare hesitancy and medical mistrust. In this piece, he exposes his own thoughts and experiences in navigating his journey through the healthcare landscape. Pierre also infuses key learnings from his public health knowledge as well as other accounts from interviewees.

Periods don't have to cost us education, equity and the environment

Unboxed By Yves Miel H. Zuñiga, FRSPH, AFCHSM, CHM, CPH Of grief and languishing: COVID-19 in the eyes of a person with …

The Birth Lottery​ by Isioma Dianne Okolo

We had no say in the decision of when, how, where and to whom we were born. Yet this was one of the most important decisions in our lives, which continues to impact us today.

Without Health We Have Nothing 1 By Gabriel Oke How Unemployment Contributes to Poor Healthcare Access Proshare: Unemployment vs underemployment in Nigeria …

Edition 35 – DrPH Edition

Edition 35 – DrPH Edition

This selection of articles was curated in partnership with the DrPH Coalition.

Brian Shim shares an overview of lung cancer, screening, and disparities

Screen the Lungs! By Brian Shim What Makes Screening so Difficult? Dissecting the Multi-Level Barriers to Lung Cancer Screening Previously on Screen …

What’s it like to be a child living in the world’s biggest open-air prison? And how would it affect your mental health?

Dr. Caroline Light

Columnist – Dr. Caroline Light

Dr. Caroline Light is a Senior Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Harvard’s Program in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality.

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In the Crosshairs: On Gender, Race, and Firearm Violence  By Dr. Caroline Light Introducing “In the Crosshairs: On Gender, Race, and Firearm …

Sherry Wu explores the impact of social isolation on residents in long-term care

Getting Curious with Sherry By Sherry Wu Impact of Social Isolation on Residents in Long-Term Care Hey there, thanks for dropping by. …

A map taken from the 2019 Annual Health Report of America’s Health Rankings showing the healthiest states (1) to the least healthy states (50). The majority of the least healthy states are centered in the Southern region of the United States, with all of the healthiest states located outside of the South.

Public health encompasses more than statistics; it is the lived experiences of individuals, families, and communities.

Nursing Science: Helping Bridge the Gap of Health Disparities By Denetra Hampton The Investment: Building Health Equity in Medicine with Nursing Science …

PHR Fellows - Randevyn Pierre

Columnist – Randevyn Pierre

Randevyn is a Colorado native, and matriculated from Colorado Technical University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

HPHR Fellows Interview Anthony S. Fauci, MD, Chief Medical Advisor to the President & NIAID Director

Special Interview withAnthony S. Fauci, MD Conducted by HPHR Fellows Alumni Ryan Sutherland, MPH and Javaid Iqbal, MPSS (l-r) HPHR Fellows Interview …

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Isioma Dianne Okolo

Isioma Okolo is a medical doctor in the final year of her Obstetrics & Gynaecology residency in Scotland, UK.

HPHR Fellows Fall 2021

HPHR Fellows Cohort 2 HPHR Fellows – Fall 2021 Below are the HPHR Fellows who participated in the Fall 2021 Cohort.    …

HPHR Fellows Summer 2021

HPHR Fellows Cohort 1 HPHR Fellows – Summer 2021 Below are the HPHR Fellows who participated in the Inaugural Cohort in Summer …

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Nursing Science: Helping Bridge the Gap of Health Disparities By Denetra Hampton The State of Nursing Science and the Role of the …

Screen the Lungs! By Brian Shim Introduction to Lung Cancer, Disparities, and Screening Introduction to Lung Cancer Health and Disparity Despite striding …

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The life expectancy and mortality rates of certain states are so disparate that it raises many questions, the most important being – why are some states healthier than others?

Gabriel Oke - Without Health we have nothing

Gabriel Oke in this blog discussed how COVID19 forcefully reduced medical tourism and made gaps in our healthcare system even more glaring and also lessons for epidemic preparedness and strengthening of Nigeria health system.

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