Early screening and intervention, including in the doctor’s office, can help address health inequities and mitigate their impact. The negative effects of childhood adversity extend to a variety of health outcomes. Screening promotes well-being by ensuring families have the resources they need to maintain a healthy environment for their child.
A global pandemic has challenged the idea that our public health systems are adequately developed and resourced and has exposed deep needs across those systems. All eyes are on public health and will be for the foreseeable future.
Rohan Jeremiah, MPH ’06
As alum and public health professor Rohan Jeremiah knows well, public health does its best work when it remembers the inherent strengths and unique qualities of the communities it seeks to serve. This means paying close attention to local cultures and thinking creatively about ways to turn challenges into opportunities.
Beginning with Rick Neitzel’s work with Apple to reduce noise-induced hearing loss, here are highlights of recent and innovative research from faculty, staff, and students.