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Dr. Jeconiah Louis Dreisbach

Dr. Jeconiah Louis Dreisbach

Dr. Jeconiah Louis Dreisbach (PhD Candidate in Humanities and Communication, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya) is an assistant professorial lecturer at the Filipino Department of De La Salle University in Manila, where he teaches courses in Philippine languages, cultures, and media. He is also a doctoral researcher in critical sociolinguistics for the UOC research group Language, Culture, and Identity in the Global Age (IdentiCat) in Barcelona. He is also interested in the political, cultural, and linguistic aspects of public health research.

Dr. Candice Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief, HPHR


Dr. Candice Danielle Carpenter


June 13, 2021

Dr. Candice Carpenter is co-editor-in-chief of the Harvard Public Health Review.



Dr. Circe J. Gray Le Compte


June 13, 2021

Dr. Circe J. Gray Le Compte is co-editor-in-chief of the Harvard Public Health Review.

HPHR Fellow Ananya Awasthi


HPHR Fellow – Dr. Ananya Awasthi


June 13, 2021

The blog discusses five lessons on Public Health that India can learn from the Coronavirus

HPHR Fellow Joanna Burke-Bajaj


HPHR Fellow – Joanna Burke-Bajaj


June 13, 2021

Health with Humanity By Joanna Burke-Bajaj Joanna Burke-Bajaj Joanna Burke-Bajaj completed an Honors BSc at the University of Toronto, and holds an …

HPHR Fellow Javaid Sofi


HPHR Fellow – Javaid Iqbal


June 13, 2021

Javaid Iqbal is an experienced management consultant with graduate-level training in multiple fields, including financial management, business administration, sustainable international development, global health policy, and health economics.

HPHR Fellow Ellen Considine


HPHR Fellow – Ellen Considine


June 13, 2021

What is the current state of global air quality monitoring, and why is this important?

HPHR Fellow Elizana-Marie Joseph


HPHR Fellow – Elizana-Marie Joseph


June 13, 2021

Elizana-Marie Joseph is a Master of Public Health candidate at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.

HPHR Fellow Dr. Butool Hisam


HPHR Fellow – Dr. Butool Hisam


June 13, 2021

Zaitoon By Dr. Butool Hisam Dr. Butool Hisam Butool Hisam is a physician having graduated with my MBBS degree from DOW University …

HPHR Fellow Ankit Raj


HPHR Fellow – Ankit Raj


June 13, 2021

Dr. Ankit Raj is a junior doctor from the eastern state of Bihar in India.

HPHR Fellow Dr. Allison Hempenstall


HPHR Fellow – Dr. Allison Hempenstall


June 13, 2021

Dr. Allison Hempenstall is a primary care physician, researcher & educator, committed to improving health disparities for First Nations communities in Australia.

HPHR Fellow Heather Tillewein


HPHR Fellow – Dr. Heather Tillewein


June 13, 2021

Heather Tillewein is Communications Chair for the LGBTQ Health Caucus for the American Public Health Association. She holds a PhD in Health Education from Southern Illinois University.



Rasheera Dopson – HPHR Fellow


June 13, 2021

Rasheera Dopson is a master of Public Health student at Morehouse School of Medicine.

30 - Community Health Assessment of Muslim Women at an East Harlem Islamic Center


Edition 30 – Community Health Assessment of Muslim Women at an East Harlem Islamic Center


June 13, 2021

Community Health Assessment of Muslim Women at an East Harlem Islamic Center By Farhana Begum, Brittany Dodson, MSPH, and Anitha Srinivasan, MD …

30 - Ensuring Equitable Vaccine Distribution for COVID-19 in Wake County, North Carolina


Edition 30 – Ensuring Equitable Vaccine Distribution for COVID-19 in Wake County, North Carolina


June 12, 2021

Ensuring Equitable Vaccine Distribution for COVID-19 in Wake County, North Carolina By Paige Bennett, Lauren Brown, Lechelle Wardell, Marina Smelyanskaya Citation Bennett …

Edition 30 – Remembering the “Who” and the “How” When Working with Tribal Communities


Edition 30 – Remembering the “Who” and the “How” When Working with Tribal Communities


June 11, 2021

Remembering the “Who” and the “How” When Working with Tribal Communities​ By Michele Sky Lee, Arden Day, Carolyn Camplain, Natalie Papini, Melinda …

Edition 30 – Health Care Payment Reform and Structural Racism in the United States


Edition 30 – Health Care Payment Reform and Structural Racism in the United States


June 11, 2021

Health Care Payment Reform and Structural Racism in the United States By Katherine Ianni Citation Ianni K. Health care payment reform and …

Edition 31 – Race & Disaster Relief


Edition 31 – Race & Disaster Relief


June 11, 2021

Race & Disaster Relief By Shannon Chun Citation Chun S. Race and disaster relief. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 30. Race & …

Edition 30 - Why Social Media Giants’ Attempts to Cure the Infodemic may be yet Another Detriment to Black Americans in the Fight Against COVID-19


Edition 30 – Why Social Media Giants’ Attempts to Cure the Infodemic may be yet Another Detriment to Black Americans in the Fight Against COVID-19


June 11, 2021

Why Social Media Giants’ Attempts to Cure the Infodemic May Be Yet Another Detriment to Black Americans in the Fight Against COVID-19 …

Edition 30 - The War on Drugs & Racial Health Disparities in Incarceration


Edition 30 – The War on Drugs & Racial Health Disparities in Incarceration


June 11, 2021

The War on Drugs & Racial Health Disparities in Incarceration By Kate Orlin Citation Orlin K. The war on drugs and racial …

Edition 30 – The Role of Public Health in the Rule of Law: The Cautionary Tale of Title 42 Expulsions


Edition 30 – The Role of Public Health in the Rule of Law: The Cautionary Tale of Title 42 Expulsions


June 11, 2021

The Role of Public Health in the Rule of Law: The Cautionary Tale of Title 42 Expulsions By Sarah J. Diaz, J.D., …



Dr. Heather Tillewein discusses conversion therapy among the LGBTQ community


June 11, 2021

This blog will focus on the realities of conversion therapy on the LGBTQ community. Also, this blog discusses how culture, religiosity, and societal norms influences the prevalence of conversion therapy. This blog will give suggestions on policy changes to eliminate the use of conversion therapy on LGBTQ individuals.

Edition 30 – Defunding the Social Production of Ignorance: Addressing Racism in Research begins with Funders


Edition 30 – Defunding the Social Production of Ignorance: Addressing Racism in Research begins with Funders


June 11, 2021

Defunding the Social Production of Ignorance: Addressing Racism in Research begins with Funders By Griffin Jones Citation Jones G. Defunding the social …

Edition 30 – Pandemic Eugenics: Discrimination, Disability, & Detention During COVID-19


Edition 30 – Pandemic Eugenics: Discrimination, Disability, & Detention During COVID-19


June 10, 2021

Hiding in Plain Sight: Public Health, Eugenics, and COVID-19 By Laura I. Appleman Citation Appleman L. Pandemic eugenics: Discrimination, disability, & detention …

Edition 30 - The COVID-19 Pandemic and Addressing Homelessness in Healthcare


Edition 30 – The COVID-19 Pandemic and Addressing Homelessness in Healthcare


June 10, 2021

The COVID-19 Pandemic and Addressing Homelessness in Healthcare By Daniel Park, Pranay Bonagiri, Nicole Lee Citation Park D, Bonagiri P, Lee N. …

Edition 30 - COVID-19 and the Code: Revisiting the Philippine Experience


Edition 30 – COVID-19 and the Code: Revisiting the Philippine Experience


June 10, 2021

COVID-19 and the Code: Revisiting the Philippine Experience By Kenneth Jim Joseph Jimeno Citation Jimeno K. COVID-19 and the code: revisiting the …

Edition 30 – “Stay home … Well, suppose you don’t got a home?”: The Public Health Challenges of Housing the Homeless During the COVID-19 Pandemic


Edition 30 – “Stay home … Well, suppose you don’t got a home?”: The Public Health Challenges of Housing the Homeless During the COVID-19 Pandemic


June 10, 2021

“Stay home … Well, suppose you don’t got a home?”: The Public Health Challenges of Housing the Homeless During the COVID-19 Pandemic …

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Lindsay Rosenfeld, ScD, ScM discusses why engaging health equity requires asking questions of *yourself*


June 10, 2021

How do we do Health Equity? Start by asking yourself questions to continuously learn.

HPHR Health Equity - Asking Questions


Lindsay Rosenfeld, ScD, ScM explains why engaging health equity requires you to continuously learn morere


June 10, 2021

How do we do Health Equity? Start by asking questions to continuously learn.

Javaid Iqbal discusses “How Vaccine Apartheid Hurts Global Health”


Javaid Iqbal discusses “How Vaccine Apartheid Hurts Global Health”


June 9, 2021

The i-value By Javaid Iqbal How Vaccine Apartheid Hurts Global Health The U.S. has vaccinated more than 50% of the population, while Sub-Saharan Africa …



Dr. Ananya Awasthi discusses Five lessons on Public Health that India can learn from the Coronavirus


June 9, 2021

The blog discusses five lessons on Public Health that India can learn from the Coronavirus



Ellen Considine discusses air quality data availability


June 9, 2021

What is the current state of global air quality monitoring, and why is this important?



Edition 30 – The COVID-19 Pandemic and Addressing Homelessness in Healthcare


June 9, 2021

The COVID-19 Pandemic and Addressing Homelessness in Healthcare By Daniel Park, Pranay Bonagiri, Nicole Lee Citation Park D, Bonagir P, Lee N, The …

Edition 30 – The Case for Universal Basic Income as a Tool for Racial Justice


Edition 30 – The Case for Universal Basic Income as a Tool for Racial Justice


June 7, 2021

The Case for Universal Basic Income as a Tool for Racial Justice By Sana Farooqui Citation Farooqui S. The case for universal …

Edition 31 – Aftermath as Disaster: An Evaluation of Disaster, Capitalism, and The Evolution of Healthcare Delivery in New Orleans 15 Years After Katrina


Edition 31 – Aftermath as Disaster: An Evaluation of Disaster, Capitalism, and The Evolution of Healthcare Delivery in New Orleans 15 Years After Katrina


June 7, 2021

Aftermath as Disaster: An Evaluation of Disaster Capitalism and The Evolution of Healthcare Delivery in New Orleans 15 Years After Katrina By …

26 – Psychological Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Frontline Health Workers in Low- and Middle-Income Countries


Edition 26 – Psychological Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Frontline Health Workers in Low- and Middle-Income Countries


June 7, 2021

Psychological Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Frontline Health Workers in Low- and Middle-Income Countries By Davy Deng and John A Naslund Share …

Edition 26 – Misinformation, Health Equity, News Media: Application of Critical Race Theory (CRT) to Examine News Media’s Role in Normalizing Religious Bigotry


Edition 26 – Misinformation, Health Equity, News Media: Application of Critical Race Theory (CRT) to Examine News Media’s Role in Normalizing Religious Bigotry


June 7, 2021

Misinformation, Health Equity, News Media: Application of Critical Race Theory (CRT) to Examine News Media’s Role in Normalizing Religious Bigotry By Ans …

26 – COVID-19 Is a Great Opportunity for Black Women to Reconsider Hospital Birth


26 – COVID-19 Is a Great Opportunity for Black Women to Reconsider Hospital Birth


June 7, 2021

COVID-19 Is a Great Opportunity for Black Women to Reconsider Hospital Birth By Rebecca Elliott Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter …

Matt Kazam - The Humor Scientist Bio


Learn more about The Humor Scientist


June 7, 2021

Get acquainted with Matt Kazam, The Humor Scientist who will be guiding you on your to learn about the intersections of humor and health.

Edition 30 – Ending the Opioid Crisis in Five Years


Edition 30 – Ending the Opioid Crisis in Five Years


June 7, 2021

Ending the Opioid Crisis in Five Years By Kelly O’Connor Citation O’Connor K. Ending the opioid crisis in five years. Harvard Public …

Episode 1: The Three C Of Comedy Coping, Communication, & Connection (Featuring Dr. Patch Adams) (4)


The Humor Scientist – Episode 1 – Three “Cs” of Comedy: Coping, Communication, and Connection (Featuring Dr. Patch Adams)


June 7, 2021

In this inaugural episode of The Humor Scientist, Matt Kazam begins his journey to understand the intersections of public health and the three “Cs” of comedy: coping, communication, and connection.

Edition 29 – Big Tech and COVID-19: Risks Associated with Engaging Our Digital First Responders


Edition 29 – Big Tech and COVID-19: Risks Associated with Engaging Our Digital First Responders


June 7, 2021

Big Tech and COVID-19: Risks Associated with Engaging Our Digital First Responders By Cassandra Skapek Citation Skapek C. Big tech and COVID-19: …

Edition 29 – “Co-Benefits” as a Lens Through Which COVID-19 Building Upgrades Can Advance Environmental Sustainability, Climate Mitigation and Adaptation, and Social Equity


Edition 29 – “Co-Benefits” as a Lens Through Which COVID-19 Building Upgrades Can Advance Environmental Sustainability, Climate Mitigation and Adaptation, and Social Equity


June 7, 2021

“Co-Benefits” as a Lens Through Which COVID-19 Building Upgrades Can Advance Environmental Sustainability, Climate Mitigation and Adaptation, and Social Equity By Adele …

Edition 29 – Reflections on One of the World’s Harshest COVID-19 Lockdowns, and on the Possibility of Eliminating COVID-19 in Australia


Edition 29 – Reflections on One of the World’s Harshest COVID-19 Lockdowns, and on the Possibility of Eliminating COVID-19 in Australia


June 7, 2021

Reflections on One of the World’s Harshest COVID-19 Lockdowns, and on the Possibility of Eliminating COVID-19 in Australia By Laura K. McCosker …

Edition 29 – Disability, Depression, and Dogs During COVID-19: Is There a Relationship?


Edition 29 – Disability, Depression, and Dogs During COVID-19: Is There a Relationship?


June 7, 2021

Disability, Depression, and Dogs During Covid-19: Is There a Relationship? By Liza D. Molina, ScD, MPH Citation Molina L. Disability, depression, and …

Edition 30 – Public Trust in Public Health: The Crisis of Confidence and its Consequences


Edition 30 – Public Trust in Public Health: The Crisis of Confidence and Its Consequences


June 6, 2021

Public Trust in Public Health: The Crisis of Confidence and its Consequences By Eskira Kahsay Citation Kahsay E. Public trust in public …

26 – How Being a Prisoner and Patient Is Fit for Tragedy in the U.S.


26 – How Being a Prisoner and Patient Is Fit for Tragedy in the U.S.


June 5, 2021

How Being a Prisoner and Patient Is Fit for Tragedy in the U.S. By Patricia Fuentes Share on facebook Facebook Share on …

Edition 26 - Communication as a Tool for Addressing Racial Disparity: Reflections from the COVID ICU


Edition 26 – Communication as a Tool for Addressing Racial Disparity: Reflections from the COVID ICU


June 5, 2021

Communication as a Tool for Addressing Racial Disparity: Reflections from the COVID ICU By Spenser Staub Share on facebook Facebook Share on …

27 – The Case Against Monetary Behavioral Incentives in the Context of COVID-19 Vaccination


27 – The Case Against Monetary Behavioral Incentives in the Context of COVID-19 Vaccination


June 5, 2021

The Case Against Monetary Behavioral Incentives in the Context of COVID-19 Vaccination By Ana Santos Rutschman and Timothy L. Wiemken Citation Rutschman, …

27-Globalization, Urbanization and COVID-19: Implications for a World All Too Connected


27 – Globalization, Urbanization and COVID-19: Implications for a World All Too Connected


June 5, 2021

Globalization, Urbanization and COVID-19: Implications for a World All Too Connected​ By Simisola Johnson​ Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter …

27 – COVID-19 Contagion among Communities with Limited English Proficiency: Lesson from Volunteerism


27 – COVID-19 Contagion among Communities with Limited English Proficiency: Lesson from Volunteerism


June 5, 2021

COVID-19 Contagion among Communities with Limited English Proficiency: Lesson from Volunteerism​ By Falah N. Rashoka​ Citation Rashoka, F. N. COVID-19 contagion among …

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