Dr. Saifuddin Ahmen is quoted in an article in relation to Pope Francis’s recent comment on the use of contraception in the face of Zika virus threat. He said: Hopefully the explanations of the causal pathways were captured appropriately. Our Lancet paper work was the central piece of the arguments for the justifications of contraceptive […]
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Dr. David Bishai, along with Dr. Clive Shiff, wrote an op-ed article featured in the Baltimore Sun on how to best combat Zika virus using public health avenues as opposed to high tech means. The article can be found here.
Dr. Andrew Cherlin discusses why white death rates are rising in his op-ed piece for The New York Times. The article can be read here.
Dr. Kathy Edin’s (along with her co-author Luke Schaefer) book “$2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing In America” was a major influence in President Obama’s proposed initiative, The Emergency Aid and Service Connection, to help those in extreme poverty with short-term aid for emergencies. The article detailing the proposal can be found at the Huffington […]
Dr. Suzanne Bell lead a study co-authored by Dr. David Bishai which looks at the increased sexual activity of married couples who use contraceptives. The study has been widely cited in media outlets. The articles can be found at Fox News Health, Yahoo Health, Yahoo News, and Cosmopolitan.
Dr. Xiaobin Wang, along with JHSPH faculty Dani Fallin and Anne Riley, discover a link between maternal obesity and diabetes leading to autism in their children. The articles can be found at Scientific American, The Huffington Post, CBS Local, and Medical News Today among others.
Associate Thomas LaVeist is set to co-lead (along with Harolyn M.E. Belcher) a new leadership initiative funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. According to the foundation, “The DHPR program will support doctoral students from underrepresented and/or disadvantaged populations by providing training in health policy, health equity, and population health. They will gain the needed […]
Associate Christina Bethell is quoted in The Detroit News’ article focusing on the correlation between childhood hardship and stress to asthma rates in Detroit. The article can be found here.
Kathryn Edin and Luke Shaefer’s book entitled; “$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America” makes The New York Times 100 Most Notable Books of 2015 list.