AUTHOR ARCHIVE

Marc Morial speaks at an event while wearing a shirt saying, "Reclaim Your Vote"

Public Health


Elections can change the course of public health, says Marc Morial
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Mary Stortstrom

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June 06, 2024

National Urban League leader to speak at APHA’s Policy Action Institute
People walk through ankle-deep water during heavy rains.

Climate Change


APHA summit addresses climate change, environmental justice
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Mary Stortstrom

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March 06, 2024

National, state leaders working to protect vulnerable populations
White woman lean on a pharmacy counter to talk to someone.

2023 Annual Meeting


Pharmacists play important role in making contraceptives accessible
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Mary Stortstrom

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November 15, 2023

There is an increasing interest by states to expand the authority of pharmacists to directly prescribe and dispense hormonal birth control.
A South Asian person sits in her wheelchair and presses a button to lower the height-adjustable shelves in an accessible kitchen.

2023 Annual Meeting


Individuals with disabilities faced unique challenges during pandemic
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Mary Stortstrom

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November 15, 2023

While the COVID-19 pandemic had far-reaching effects on most of us, individuals with disabilities faced some unique challenges, from access to vaccinations to changes in mental health.
People sit next to each other in chairs in a crowded conference session room.

2023 Annual Meeting


Building trust in science communications can combat disinformation
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Mary Stortstrom

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November 14, 2023

Trust of science was significantly damaged by the COVID-19 pandemic. “If the public doesn’t trust us (as science communicators), how can we reach them?”
Patricia Harris

2023 Annual Meeting


Examining ways to increase inclusivity, diversity in medical research
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Mary Stortstrom

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November 13, 2023

Public health professionals share innovative ways to counter a lack of inclusion and diversity in research.
Brent Ewig

2023 Annual Meeting


Authors, readers connect at APHA Press book signing
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Mary Stortstrom

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November 12, 2023

There was no shortage of avid readers lining up to meet their favorite public health authors at the APHA Press book signing event Sunday.
Rachel Levine

2023 Annual Meeting


‘Thriving’ people and places are emerging public health goals
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Mary Stortstrom

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November 12, 2023

At the Opening General Session HHS’ Rachel Levine encouraged a philosophical shift in public health — and outlined a plan to reach a point of “people and places thriving.”
Group of students at APHA 2023 Student Assembly

2023 Annual Meeting


Student Assembly encourages ‘One Health’ approach to public health
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Mary Stortstrom

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November 11, 2023

As the 2023 APHA Annual Meeting and Expo began on Saturday, the association’s Student Assembly got a glimpse into the future of public health, specifically “One Health.”
Boy receives a vaccination from a nurse


Q&A with co-editors of APHA’s next edition of lauded disease reference guide
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Mary Stortstrom

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October 24, 2023

Regular online updates will continue to the digital CCDM
Man plays with daughter in a park


Students lead projects on climate justice
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Mary Stortstrom

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October 04, 2023

APHA program supports climate-health student groups at universities