AUTHOR ARCHIVE

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Environment


Connecting the environmental health workforce to the people it serves
by

Louise Dettman

on

August 13, 2021

New award to honor organizations with commitment to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion
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Environment


Following in Olmsted’s footsteps: Reimagining public places to foster health, well-being
by

Louise Dettman

on

July 13, 2021

Bicentennial anniversary of renowned landscape architect encourages action
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Prevention


Keeping people safe from guns requires change in approach
by

Louise Dettman

on

May 28, 2021

Viewing gun violence through a public health lens
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Health Equity


Q&A: 100 Million Healthier Lives provides framework for change
by

Louise Dettman

on

March 25, 2021

Six-year project works to change the way people see health
America's Health Rankings

All Things APHA / Findings


2020 America’s Health Rankings highlight pre-pandemic progress, challenges
by

Louise Dettman

on

December 10, 2020

State-by-state assessments show impact of social, economic and environmental factors on health.
LANCET COUNTDOWN TRACKING PROGRESS ON HEALTH AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate Change / Health Equity / Coronavirus


Addressing the converging crises of climate change, COVID-19 and racism
by

Louise Dettman

on

December 09, 2020

New Lancet Countdown report on health and climate change offers a way forward.
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All Things APHA / Environment / Health Equity


Mobilizing public health to achieve environmental justice
by

Louise Dettman

on

December 01, 2020

APHA’s Advancing Racial Equity series wraps up 2020 with a new webinar on environmental justice.
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All Things APHA / Coronavirus / Findings / Infectious Disease


COVID-19 vaccines show promising results, but challenges ahead
by

Louise Dettman

on

November 25, 2020

Latest COVID-19 Conversations webinar offers insights on vaccine development, planning.
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Annual Meeting / Climate Change / 2020 Annual Meeting


New framework advances justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in climate planning
by

Louise Dettman

on

October 27, 2020

“Ensure the voices of those most impacted by climate change are the foundation of adaptation activities.”
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Annual Meeting / 2020 Annual Meeting


Collaboration key to embedding equity into government work
by

Louise Dettman

on

October 27, 2020

California’s Capitol Collaborative on Race & Equity offers lessons learned.