Greater Lawrence Family Health Center

– Health centers are very unique communities that provide health care within underserved and poor communities. We at Greater Lawrence provide health care services that include HIV patients, homeless patients, as well as provide pharmacy services and a family medicine residency training program. And we do it in a way that’s culturally sensitive, that’s welcoming…

Interview with Lise Van Sustern | APHA 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo

– Psychiatrist Lisa Van Susteren is here right now talking about the mental health effects of climate change. So how does it impact mental well-being? – Oh, boy. How much time have you got? Everything that has to do with climate change is potentially harmful to the public health. If you look simply starting with…

APHA 2016 Opening Session Highlights

(applause) – Today’s the opening session and we’re gonna have the governor of the great state of Colorado, Governor Hickenlooper. We’re gonna have Cecile Richards from Planned Parenthood and we’re gonna have the APHA president, Dr. Camara Jones. It’s gonna be a really exciting session. – We’re gonna be talking about health equity, we’re gonna…

What is population health?

Being healthy is more than just not being ill, it’s about our physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. While access to traditional health services is important, in reality there are many factors that affect our health and wellbeing: our individual actions and social connections; the places and communities that we’re part of; the services that are…

Public Health Accreditation Board

(upbeat music) – The Public Health Accreditation Board is the nation’s accrediting body for governmental public health practice in the United States. The Public Health National Center for Innovation is our division that researches insights and innovations for the future to inform accreditation standards. To date, we have 235 accredited state, local, tribal health departments,…

Informing Policy to Advance Health Equity: Morehouse School of Medicine

(upbeat music) – Health equity for us here at Morehouse School of Medicine, means giving an individual what they need, when they need it, and the amount that they need for them to have optimal health potential. – The vision of the Morehouse School of Medicine is leading the creation and advancement of health equity.…

The Black Women’s Health Imperative

(upbeat music) – We believe that black women are inherently resilient, strong, and passionate about our health, and we’re not defined by disease, obesity, and poverty. (upbeat music) (upbeat guitar music) My name is Linda Goler Blount and I’m President and CEO of the Black Women’s Health Imperative, the only national organization dedicated to improving…

Addressing Health Disparities in Early Childhood

>>I’M DR. PHOEBE THORPE AND IT’S MY PLEASURE TO WELCOME YOU TO CDC PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS FOR MARCH 2016, ADVANCING HEALTH DISPARITIES IN EARLY CHILDHOOD. THANK YOU FOR JOINING US. FIRST A FEW HOUSEKEEPING SLIDES. WE DO HAVE CEU CREDITS AVAILABLE FOR THIS PRESENTATION FOR PHYSICIANS, NURSES, PHARMACISTS, PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR PUBLIC HEALTH…

Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center, Arizona State University

(upbeat music) – So I think it’s important to understand that term Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center. The really key, there’s two key words there I think is important to understand. One is that we focus our work on Southwest populations, be it Native Americans, Latinos, Hispanics, other groups here in the Southwest. The other thing…

Beyond the Data – Addressing Health Disparities in Early Childhood

Thorpe: Welcome to Beyond the Data. I’m Dr. Phoebe Thorpe and here with me today is Dr. Ross Thompson from the University of California Davis. Thank you for joining us. Thompson: My pleasure. Thorpe: Today’s session was about addressing childhood disparities. We had a lot of good content. One of the things that is well-known…