AUTHOR ARCHIVE

APHA 2021 Annual Meeting & Expo

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Closing General Session: Working together to achieve health equity
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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October 27, 2021

“The goal of equity is not something to take lightly. It means we can change the world, the way we live, the way that we relate to each other."
APHA 2021 Annual Meeting & Expo

2021 Annual Meeting / Annual Meeting


Drug deaths, suicide drive decrease in US life expectancy
by

Melanie Padgett Powers

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October 27, 2021

More research needed to understand “what is it about America” that’s driving an increase in deaths
logo, APHA Public Health Film Festival

2021 Annual Meeting / Annual Meeting


Student filmmakers aim to educate, empower fellow teens
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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October 27, 2021

Films explore impact of pandemic on indigenous youth, advocacy and more
heat maps

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Memphis study illustrates structural racism in evictions
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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October 26, 2021

Researchers also report on homicide among people experiencing homelessness
APHA 2021 Annual Meeting & Expo

2021 Annual Meeting / Annual Meeting


Poster sessions cover the A-Z of public health
by

Melanie Padgett Powers

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October 24, 2021

Check out new research on telehealth, opioid misuse and using wastewater to track COVID-19
masked woman getting vaccinated

2021 Annual Meeting / Annual Meeting


How to be an effective science communicator online
by

Melanie Padgett Powers

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October 24, 2021

Students get a lesson in good communication: “If you perceive science communication as just debunking, you’ll be playing whack-a-mole until you die.”
three smiling women on Zoom screen

Annual Meeting / 2021 Annual Meeting


LGBTQ youth lost social support during pandemic
by

Melanie Padgett Powers

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October 23, 2021

Attendees at the National Student Meeting take on loneliness, social isolation
Georges Benjamin, Margaret Huang, Aqueela Sherrills and Patrice Harris

Annual Meeting / 2020 Annual Meeting


Closing General Session: Combatting extremism and finding a path forward
by

Melanie Padgett Powers

on

October 28, 2020

“It will be about truth telling. It will be about healing…and then we can get to transformation.”
Red HIV awareness ribbon

Annual Meeting / 2020 Annual Meeting


Pandemic increases fear, social isolation among people living with HIV
by

Melanie Padgett Powers

on

October 28, 2020

Targeting stress could help address pandemic-related depression and loneliness.