Brown School: Our Commitment to Impact

[MUSIC PLAYING] Across my career I have admired the Brown School. It’s a place where you can do your best work, driving evidence-based practice, and changing this region and the world. I don’t think that there’s been a more important time for institutions like the Brown School to be engaged in the type of work…

Racial and Health Disparities in Breast Cancer

MALE: Here we go, we’re… [silence] TEDDY: Hello, welcome to today’s webinar. We are joined by Dr. Lisa Newman. Please note that all the lines are on mute. We will proceed with Q&A following the presentation. PPE’s, you may want to take some notes we have a great guest with us today. Dr. Newman is…

The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Selecting Strategies

Now that partners were selected, it was time for the task force to work together and identify strategies for change. The task force met four times. We were very clear that we wanted it to be a concise, short-lived process. We had four meetings over a period of about one year. And at the end…

TBI Topics Webinar: Health Disparities and Traumatic Brain Injury

– [Moderator] All right, good morning and welcome to the TBI Topics Webinar, Health Disparities and Traumatic Brain Injury. We appreciate everyone for joining us this morning. So this is a joint project of the Harborview Injury Prevention Research Center and the Washington State Department of Health. And we’re also in partnership with the TBI…

Ensuring The Right To Health: Georges C. Benjamin, MD, Executive Director, APHA

– Dr. Georges Benjamin, the executive director of APHA is here now. We’re talking about the theme of this year’s meeting and that is creating the healthiest nation. That is, of course, such a lofty goal, but there’s a real commitment to this idea of ensuring the right to health. Talk to me about that.…

More than Medicine | Tina Cheng

[MUSIC] Very early on I knew that I wanted to be a physician. I worked at the hospital as a volunteer in high school delivering flowers or working in the gift shop, those kinds of experiences. This is actually my School Years book that my parents kept starting from kindergarten through high school. What I…

The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Cultural Competence

The task force worked to ensure a varied representation of fresh food retailers were given the opportunity to apply for grants and loans. It was very important to us, to all of us, that this program be accessible to a wide array of folks. We wanted to make sure that there was a very diverse…

The PA Fresh Food Financing Initiative: Multi-Sector Partnerships

The Pennsylvania Fresh Food Financing Initiative is an outstanding example of partnerships implementing health equity programs statewide. This collaboration was formed through initial efforts by The Food Trust, a Philadelphia-based non-profit. Right around 1999, 2000, there was actually a research study that came out showing that Philadelphia had the second fewest number of supermarkets in…

#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Health Care in America – David Bruce Hellmann, M.D.

>>Healthcare in America is very expensive, often impersonal and frequently ineffective, especially for people who are poor. My name is David Hellmann and I lead the Johns Hopkins Center for Innovative Medicine. A think tank, an incubator, dedicated to making healthcare more affordable, personal and effective for everyone. Currently, we’re working on teaching every doctor…

2013-14 State of the Campus Part 4: Health Disparities

When I was a student, a young student, I had the pleasure of meeting Martin Luther King. He had just spoken at a temple and so I went to hear him and then I decided to go around the back and actually shake his hand. And, I can see him smiling at me as I…