AUTHOR ARCHIVE

Susan Haverkamp

Annual Meeting


Making health messages accessible to the hearing impaired
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Natalie McGill

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November 02, 2016

For many people seeking health information, accessing it can be as easy as a Google search or watching a YouTube video. But it's not as easy for many deaf and hearing-impaired people.
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Confronting human trafficking through a public health lens
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Natalie McGill

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November 02, 2016

Whether it was a Boston-born transgender patient or a Ugandan working in domestic servitude, Hanni Stoklosa has seen a variety of patients who were victims of sex or labor trafficking come through her emergency room.
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Public health works to increase data on imprisoned mothers
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Natalie McGill

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November 01, 2016

Imprisonment is connected to a series of public health issues. But being pregnant and imprisoned adds another layer of complexity that has spent little time under the public health microscope.
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Day of Action promotes health in all policies, built environment
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Natalie McGill

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November 01, 2016

Annual Meeting attendees got a chance to learn the layout of their host city of Denver and how it promotes health, thanks to an annual Section event.
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South Carolina flooding becomes case study in community resiliency
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Natalie McGill

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November 01, 2016

When Hurricane Joaquin hovered over South Carolina in the fall of 2015 causing historic flooding, state residents — particularly in the Midlands region — had to quickly discover what they were made of.
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Marmot signs latest book ‘The Health Gap’ for public health admirers
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Natalie McGill

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October 31, 2016

When Annual Meeting attendee Mark-Andrew Stefan heard that Michael Marmot would be signing his latest book, he had to get his hands on a copy.
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Annual Meeting attendees share what brings them to the Mile High City
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Natalie McGill

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October 30, 2016

Whether it’s the search for a new job or the search for new ways to improve their community’s health, there are many reasons why people attend the APHA Annual Meeting.
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National Student Meeting spotlights Colorado public health in action
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Natalie McGill

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October 29, 2016

At today's National Student Meeting in Denver, public health students heard from Colorado public health workers on marijuana education, suicide prevention and moving their careers forward.