Denetra Hampton Discusses Health Inequities and Social Determinants of Health

Nursing Science: Helping Bridge the Gap of Health Disparities By Denetra Hampton The Investment: Building Health Equity in Medicine with Nursing Science In my previous blog I introduced you to the role of the nurse scientist and why diversity is vital to the continued efficacy of the role in health equity.  In this VLOG, I […]

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 Fellow – Yves Miel H. Zuñiga • September 7, 2021 Yves Miel H. Zuñiga is a Senior Health Program Officer at the Philippine Department of Health – Health Technology Assessment Unit. HPHR […]

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 2021.   HPHR Fellow – Naomi Fukuda • June 14, 2021 Naomi Fukuda is a pre-dental student at Haverford College. HPHR Fellow – Penny Sun • June 14, 2021 Penny Sun just finished her […]

Denetra Hampton Discusses the State of Nursing Science and Diversity

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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 Nurse Scientist The nursing field generally evokes visions of clinical operations rather than art, science, and cultural competence. I contend that this vision gap stems from a continued lack of diversity in the […]

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 […]