Older Americans Month: Aging Unbound

Written by Michele Dinman, MPH, project coordinator for the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging at the Institute for Public Health Happy Older Americans Month! For the past 60 years, the Administration for Community Living helps us celebrate and honor older Americans each May. This year’s theme, Aging Unbound, promotes the importance of enjoying independence […]

Suicide prevention among older adults

Learn more about suicide prevention among older adults in this blogpost by one of the students attending the course, Contemporary Perspectives on Aging.

The aging prison population: A rapidly growing issue

Written by Renee Hays, MSW candidate, Brown School; student in Contemporary Perspectives on Aging The American prison population has been aging at a rapid pace throughout the twenty-first century. According to the National Institute of Corrections, between 1993 and 2013, the number of prisoners in America aged 55 and older sentenced to at least one […]

Health inequities in endometriosis care

Practicum student Katie Wiedeman, MSW candidate, writes about diagnostic gaps as just one of the inequities in the care of this common women’s condition.

Could policy strategies be the missing piece in the implementation science puzzle?

Written by Morgan C. Shields, PhD, assistant professor at the Brown School On September 7th, the Center for Dissemination and Implementation was pleased to host Karen Emmons, PhD, professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, for her talk, The Role of Policy in Implementation Science and Health Equity. While understanding how policy […]

Finding my footing in public health

Read about a student’s perspective on his Summer Research Program experience with the Public & Global Health Track.

Finding strength in differences

A student in the Summer Research Program-Public & Global Health Track blogs about Imposter Syndrome.

Expanding my horizons

This Summer Research Program student in the Public & Global Health Track discusses expanding her knowledge about maternal and infant disparities through the program.

Local and global period poverty

This student in the Summer Research Program-Public & Global Health Track discusses one of the issues facing more than 10% of the world’s population-meeting basic human needs.

A lesson in successful aging

Successful aging can be achieved through patient-focused care, according to this student in the Summer Research Program-Aging & Neurological Diseases Track.

Learning new skills

Read reflections on her program experience from a student in the Summer Research Program-Aging & Neurological Diseases Track.