When Charlotte Porter, MPH, took over as deputy director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division early this year, she already had preparedness in her sights for years.
The national news is filled with stories about what is wrong with the criminal justice system and how we can fix it. But what’s missing from the current debate is a conversation about how our justice system negatively impacts health, particularly the health of children and families of color.
As secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Sylvia Burwell has the health of the nation in her hands.
Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Social Security Act of 1965 establishing the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
On ASK Day, Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence President Dan Gross urges parents to ask one vital question before sending their children over to play.
Public Health Newswire talked to Darren Mays, PhD, MPH, to take a deep look at tanning, skin cancer and communication tools for prevention.
Hear from the administrator of APHA's Twitter account, @publichealth, to explore the role Twitter plays in advancing public health.
Public Health Newswire caught up with Mighty Fine, MPH, deputy director of APHA’s Center for Professional Development, to find out how public health is working right now to prevent sexual violence on college campuses.
In honor of Social Media Week we're chatting with members of APHA's social media team. Today, learn more about how APHA has advanced public health with its Facebook presence.
Part II — Q&A with St. Louis County Department of Public Health Director Faisal Khan: Ferguson, civil unrest
Public Health Newswire spoke to APHA member Faisal Khan, director of the St. Louis County Department of Public Health, about the department's response to civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, as the one-year anniversary nears.
Part I — Q&A with St. Louis County Department of Public Health Director Faisal Khan: New name, new strategy
Public Health Newswire spoke to APHA member Faisal Khan, director of the St. Louis County Department of Public Health, about the new era of public health in his department and the value that APHA brings to his work — and health departments nationwide.