Edition 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

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’s Impacting the Waistinlines of Black Women? An Examination of the Impact of Race and Racism as Contributing Factors to Overweight and Obesity Health Disparities By Jovonni Spinner, DrPH, MPH, CHES Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Citation Spinner J. What’s Impacting the Waistinlines of Black Women? An Examination […]

Brian Shim breaks down the multi-level barriers to lung cancer screening

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 the Lungs!¸ we took a look at the deep disparities in lung cancer health and outcomes across the US that have persisted over time.   Lung cancer screening (LCS) using low-dose CT scans […]

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

Screen the Lungs! By Brian Shim Introduction to Lung Cancer, Disparities, and Screening Introduction to Lung Cancer Health and Disparity Despite striding progress in cancer research and care, lethality in lung cancer persists as the disease continues to evade control efforts nationwide. The prevalence of smoking, the leading risk factor for lung cancer, has declined […]

Edition 34 – Maternal Mortality in the United States: A Focus on Health Disparities

Maternal Mortality in the United States: A Focus on Health Disparities By Melissa B. Hill; Jaclyn N. Portelli Tremont, MD; Michelle C. McCraw; Natalie Christine Spach; Anne Maria Berry, MD Citation Hill M, Tremont J, McCraw M, Spach N, Berry A. Maternal mortality in the United States: a focus on health disparities. HPHR. 2021;34, Maternal […]

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

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 Dr. Nancy Krieger Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Citation LeCompte C. Addressing social inequities to create a more just, fair and equitable world: a conversation with Nancy Krieger. Harvard Public Health Review. Spring 2014;1. […]

Edition 32 – Structural Racism as a Fundamental Cause of U.S. Health Disparities: A Critical Examination of Race in Orthopaedic Total Joint Replacement Surgery

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Structural Racism as a Fundamental Cause of U.S. Health Disparities: A Critical Examination of Race in Orthopaedic Total Joint Replacement Surgery By Aliya G. Feroe, MPH Citation Feroe, A.G. Structural racism as a fundamental cause of U.S. health disparities: a critical examination of race in orthopaedic total joint replacement surgery. HPHR. Surgery and Public Health, […]

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

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

The War on Drugs & Racial Health Disparities in Incarceration By Kate Orlin, RN, CARN Citation Orlin K. The war on drugs and racial health disparities in incarceration. HPHR. 2021; 30. The War on Drugs & Racial Health Disparities in Incarceration The current opioid epidemic, without a doubt, highlights a tragic and preventable loss of […]