Racism,Diversity Equity and Inclusion

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Disability justice in public health

Kara Mannor

The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act was just a first step in a journey toward equity for disabled communities. PhD student and disability advocate Kara Mannor describes how the disability justice movement can help institutions rethink a better future for research and health for people with disabilities.

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Expanding Access to Understanding Health Management and Policy through Online Learning

Michael Rubyan

The expansion of higher education into the online environment has the potential to increase access for students and open doors for innovations in teaching. A seasoned expert in developing online courses in public health, Michael Rubyan shares some of the techniques and tools he has leveraged to make learning public health in the virtual classroom a unique and engaging experience.

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Preventing Lead Exposure in Detroit's Children

Haley Henry

Parental action can help mitigate the risks of lead exposure. But drastic policy changes are needed in Detroit to stop children from facing negative health and nutritional outcomes associated with lead exposure.

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Career Prospects for Public Health Graduates Remain Strong

Krystle Forbes

Demand for public health professionals remains high, as does hiring for students graduating with public degrees. During the pandemic, some areas of public health have seen disruption in the services they provide. But this has also clarified our deep, ongoing need for those services.