This report summarizes what is known about the health of people in prison and jail, the health care they receive, and the effects of incarceration on public health and where and how improvements can be made.
December 19, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
Scholars respond to the question: What do you think is the most important step the country can take now to make progress in reducing disparities?
December 18, 2014 | Culture of Health Post
Eric Antebi describes a culture of violence as the antithesis to a Culture of Health during an interview with Lori Dorfman, who has spent decades monitoring how the media cover violence and other public health issues.
December 18, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
A profile of SMDEP alumnus Juan Jose Ferreris, MD.
December 17, 2014 | Culture of Health Post
A big drop in obesity prevalence among toddlers, cool mobile apps to help us all get healthier, a major pharmacy chain kicking butts ... oh yes, 2015 was a very good year.
December 17, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
PIN Stakeholders answer the question, "What do you think has been the major impact of the Pacific PIN?"
December 16, 2014 | Culture of Health Post
Not just for hipsters: Smartphones, networks and other technologies help vulnerable people connect for their health.
December 16, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
Quotes about nursing from the December 2014 issue of Sharing Nursing's Knowledge.
December 15, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
Roland J. Thorpe, Jr., director of the Program for Research on Men’s Health at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, discusses the impact of health disparities on lifespan and economic security.
December 12, 2014 | Culture of Health Post
With more health care costs being shifted to consumers, how come we can't get easy access to cost and quality information?
December 12, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
Lainie Ross, an RWJF Investigator Award in Health Policy Research recipient, discusses her planned book, which is tentatively titled: From Peapods to Whole Genomes: Incidental Findings and Unintended Consequences in a Post-Mendelian World.