Grantmakers In Health, or GIH, is a nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to helping foundations and corporate giving programs improve the health of all people. APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, shared his thoughts with GIH on civil unrest, health equity and social justice.
Two questions for you: Do you have young children who use tablets, smartphones or video game consoles? And do you know how this technology affects their communication — and their health?
In a conversation with APHA, Dr. Leana Wen explained the Baltimore City Health Department’s response to health emergencies after recent civil unrest.
Nadine Gracia, MD, MSCE, deputy assistant secretary for minority health and director of the Office of Minority Health, spoke to Public Health Newswire about tackling health disparities.
APHA spoke to National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Director Pat Breysse, who will introduce the agency in today’s webinar from 1:30-2:30 p.m. EDT.
Each day during National Public Health Week, Public Health Newswire featured guest commentary from our members focusing on the day’s theme. Today's submissions promoted Friday's theme, “Building on 20 years of success.”
To honor Public Health Student Day, Stuart Portman, an MPH candidate from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, shared his thoughts with Public Health Newswire on how the U.S. can build the healthiest nation.
To honor Public Health Student Day, Margaret Liu, an MPH candidate from Western University in Canada, shared her thoughts with Public Health Newswire on what public health means to her program — and how a hometown “heartthrob” has helped her colleagues build a public health movement.
During National Public Health Week, APHA and EPA are shining a light on the harmful health effects of climate change and making the case for strong climate action.
Colleen Haskins, MPH, spoke to Public Health Newswire about the Geographic Health Equity Alliance and its partnership with National Public Health Week.
Gary Goldbaum, MD, MPH, health officer and director of Washington's Snohomish Health District, talked his state's health systems transformation.
Public Health Newswire caught up with RWJF Interim Vice President of Program Portfolios Michelle A. Larkin to discuss the 2015 County Health Rankings.