AUTHOR ARCHIVE

Dr. Benjamin of APHA


Public health graduates can change the health of America
by

Mark Barna

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May 06, 2022

APHA’s Benjamin encourages newest professionals to translate knowledge into improving population health
Woman holds sign saying, Public Health is Where You Are

NPHW


National Public Health Week begins Monday
by

Mark Barna

on

April 01, 2022

APHA’s weeklong celebration is community, national event
Red countries indicate war in 2021


War in Ukraine, other parts of globe threatening health and lives
by

Mark Barna

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March 31, 2022

APHA event examines stresses of war on public health services
Painted paper leaves with pro-climate comments

Climate Change / Environment / Health Equity


Climate change impacts almost entire global population
by

Mark Barna

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November 12, 2021

International summit recognizes climate’s impact on human health
masked health worker speaking with older man

2021 Annual Meeting / Annual Meeting


Social isolation a public health concern across all ages
by

Mark Barna

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October 27, 2021

“It is a matter of life and death to have a social connection.”
smiling girl eating vegetables

2021 Annual Meeting / Annual Meeting


USDA waivers ramped up participation in school meal programs
by

Mark Barna

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October 27, 2021

Pandemic response reduced longstanding barriers in child nutrition efforts
color coded world map

2021 Annual Meeting / Annual Meeting


Technology offers new tools for tracking COVID-19, other health trends
by

Mark Barna

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October 26, 2021

Data comparisons can predict trends in infections and mortality
woman with pained expression

2021 Annual Meeting / Annual Meeting


Nuanced research on mental health and COVID-19 link needed
by

Mark Barna

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October 26, 2021

Four in 10 adults experience anxiety, depression over pandemic
logo, APHA Public Health Film Festival

2021 Annual Meeting / Annual Meeting


“Now I love my scars.” Films explore resilience, power of community
by

Mark Barna

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October 25, 2021

Powerful storytelling a hallmark of public health documentaries
APHA 2021 Annual Meeting & Expo

2021 Annual Meeting / Annual Meeting


Developing resiliency in racial justice work
by

Mark Barna

on

October 23, 2021

APHA Public Health Nursing Section workshop focuses on mental health among anti-racism advocates

From APHA Press

cover of Racism: Science and Tools for the Public Health Professional

New webinars on the latest science

COVID-19 Conversations APHA National Academy of Medicine