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Press Release: Advocates Call Out Minuscule Cost to Insurers to Protect State’s First-in-the-Nation Prevention Trust

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                   

May 22, 2017
Contact: Maddie Ribble, Massachusetts Public Health Association, 617-697-2107, mribble@mapublichealth.org

With Deadline Looming 39 Days Away, Senate Faces Decision on Dismantling Fund… 556 more words

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How med student loan burdens can deepen health disparities

The following article by Caleb Zimmerschied originally appeared on AMA Wire on April 27, 2017.

The high loan burden associated with medical school can discourage students from underrepresented minority groups or lower-income families from pursuing a career as a physician. 376 more words

Health Disparities

Executive Assistant-CO Health Fdn

Executive Assistant

The Colorado Health Foundation is pleased to announce the position Executive Assistant. This exciting opportunity provides support to the Vice President of Philanthropy and the Philanthropy Leadership Team. 223 more words

Because Social Science Is Necessary to Achieve Health Equity

The following article by Courtney Ferrell Aklin, Ph.D.(National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) and Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D. (National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH)) first appeared on the… 428 more words

Health Disparities

05/09/17 -Toxic Stress, Human Rights and Health Equity: Local and Global Implications for Research

Chronic stress is toxic to human development when adverse childhood experiences such as poverty, poor living conditions, neglect and inadequate health care go unaddressed. Local and global evidence shows that these issues are best addressed through inter-professional teams with expertise in law, medicine, public health and policy. 86 more words

Events

Self-Care Starts with Me

Self-Care Starts with Me

May 28, 2017, 8:00am – 9:00am

Hyatt Regency Atlanta

Becky Schwartz Corbett, MSW, ACSW will be facilitating a best practice workshop, … 144 more words

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Being the Advocate Leader in My Agency

Being the Advocate Leader in My Agency

May 27, 2017, 11:30am – 12:45pm

Hyatt Regency Atlanta

Becky Schwartz Corbett, MSW, ACSW and Carmen Julious, MSW, LISWCPAP, Chief Executive Officer for… 188 more words

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