The inextricable nature of food insecurity: A deeper look at Haiti’s eroded and disturbed river ecosystems

Written by Kyle Tran, A.B. candidate in biology, microbiology at Washington University in St. Louis; and participant in the 2023 Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program As a participant in the  Summer Research DIversity Program in Cardiovascular Disease & Hematology (RADIANCE) track, I was given the opportunity to attend a lecture titled, From Pearl […]

Action toward food equity

Written by Alyna Sibert, MS, operations manager for the North City Food Hub and Institute for Public Health 2018 Annual Conference speaker The CDC defines health equity as “everyone has the opportunity to be as healthy as possible.”  Healthy People 2020 defines health equity as the “attainment of the highest level of health for all […]

Summer Research Program alumni blog – Caila Brander

Written by Caila Brander, Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program alumna Much has changed since I participated in the Summer Research Program’s inaugural summer four years ago. For one, my commute looks a lot different now. Instead of hopping in the front of a truck for a forty-minute ride through the dry Haitian forest, […]