AUTHOR ARCHIVE

Painted paper leaves with pro-climate comments

Climate Change / Environment / Health Equity


Climate change impacts almost entire global population
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Mark Barna

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October 23, 2021

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


US Hispanics live longer, but not all populations similarly thrive
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Mark Barna

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September 03, 2021

Lifespan can be misleading measure of health
A lake formed by a receding glacier

Climate Change


Melting glaciers endangering lives in world’s mountain areas
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Mark Barna

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July 02, 2021

Climate change worsening flooding at high elevations
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CDC


Federal data helping paint clearer picture of US violent deaths
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Mark Barna

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June 15, 2021

Keeping people free from violence so they ‘can live to their full potential’

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