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Center for Research on Men’s Health opens at Vanderbilt

Center for Research on Men’s Health opens at Vanderbilt

Archive, Articles | October 4 2016

by Jim Patterson Work has begun at the new Center for Research on Men’s Health at Vanderbilt University, a university-wide research center with a two-pronged mission to promote men’s health and reduce health disparities. “This important...

The Black Maternal Mortality Rate in the US Is an International Crisis

The Black Maternal Mortality Rate in the US Is an International Crisis

Archive, Articles | October 3 2016

By Dr. Joia Crear Perry Last week I spoke at the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to urge the United States to use a human rights framework to improve maternal mortality in the U.S. That’s right: Black women are...

Beyond Bias Webinar Series

Beyond Bias Webinar Series

Archive, Webinar | September 15 2016

Beyond Bias is a two-part webinar series sponsored by the National Collaborative for Health Equity (NCHE) and the Within Our Lifetime Network (WOL), in partnership with The Perception Institute. Part I — Part I of the Beyond Bias series took a...

Just Medicine – Making the ACA Vision a Reality For African Americans

Just Medicine – Making the ACA Vision a Reality For African Americans

Articles, Events | September 13 2016

Health Equity Panel for ALC 2016 Walter E. Washington Convention Center Thursday, September 15, 2016 2:00PM – 4:00PM, Room 147A A series of provocative conversations among doctors, social scientists, legislators, activists, and lawyers...

New RWJF Leadership Program Launches: Nearly 40 Social Innovators From Across Sectors Selected to Build Culture of Health

New RWJF Leadership Program Launches: Nearly 40 Social Innovators From Across Sectors Selected to Build Culture of Health

Archive, Articles | September 12 2016

CONTACT Theresa Lewallen 202-789-3533 September 12, 2016 [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2016 New Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Leadership Program Launches: Nearly 40 Social Innovators From Across...

Transforming Primary Care for the 21st Century

Transforming Primary Care for the 21st Century

Articles, Events | August 30 2016

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 12:30pm – 2pm Rayburn House Office Building B-369 Lunch will be provided The Institute for Family Health and U.S. Representative José E. Serrano, Fifteenth Congressional District of New York, cordially...

By How Much do Costs Need to be Reduced to Leverage True Health Transformation?

By How Much do Costs Need to be Reduced to Leverage True Health Transformation?

Articles | August 30 2016

by Bobby Milstein, PhD, MPH Proposals abound for improving regional health: some call for initiatives to enhance clinical care and reduce costs, some focus on payment reform, others combine clinical and population-level interventions, and many...

Building Healthy Communities One ZIP Code at a Time

Building Healthy Communities One ZIP Code at a Time

Articles | August 25 2016

by Daniel Lau, Manager of Strategic Engagement When Reno’s Renown Health and the Washoe County Health District teamed up to conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) in 2014, they found that the region shared a basic health profile...

Teachers are not the problem, poverty is

Teachers are not the problem, poverty is

Articles | August 22 2016

by Stephen Krashen, Los Angeles Regarding the Aug. 12 news article “Gates Foundation to ‘stay the course’ with approach to education policy”: Melinda Gates still thinks that teacher quality is the problem in American education. Of...

[Convening] Advancing Racial Equity: The Role of Government – Local & Regional Government Alliance on Race and Equity

[Convening] Advancing Racial Equity: The Role of Government – Local & Regional Government Alliance on Race and Equity

Events | August 22 2016

The Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) will be hosting “Advancing Racial Equity: The Role of Government,” a day-long convening on November 10th from 8:30am to 5pm immediately before this year’s Facing Race conference in Atlanta,...