AUTHOR ARCHIVE

Rachel McMonagle

Annual Meeting / Climate Change


APHA 2019: a chance to engage with climate and health leaders
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Kim Krisberg

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October 16, 2019

A snapshot of climate sessions at this year’s APHA Annual Meeting.
men in cowboy hats watching boys race toy tractors

All Things APHA


Colorado County named healthiest US community
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Kim Krisberg

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June 24, 2019

Douglas County, Colorado, was tapped the nation's healthiest community
U.S. White House

Health Topics / Funding


President's budget would hinder US public health progress
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Kim Krisberg

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May 01, 2019

The priorities outlined in the White House's budget proposal are largely out of step with public health.
Christina Dragon

Annual Meeting


Watch: Advocate highlight challenges to improving LGBT health
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Kim Krisberg

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March 19, 2019

APHA leaders say better data and engagement are keys to closing LGBT health gaps.
two teens talking

Annual Meeting


Watch: Youth activists call for action on gun violence
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Kim Krisberg

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March 11, 2019

Student organizers shared personal stories of gun violence and called on public health workers to support commonsense gun safety reforms.
Daniel Ellsberg

Annual Meeting


Watch: Activist warns of nuclear war and its irreversible impacts
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Kim Krisberg

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March 04, 2019

Anti-war advocate and Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg says “prevention is everything” when it comes to the nuclear threat.
doctor examining man on hospital bed

Health Topics / The Nation's Health


Thousands lose coverage from Medicaid work requirements
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Kim Krisberg

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February 25, 2019

Work requirements for Medicaid can cause people to lose coverage and put their health at risk. Read more in this story from The Nation's Health.
Call for Abstracts APHA 2019

Annual Meeting / All Things APHA


Time's running out to present at the year's premier public health gathering
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Kim Krisberg

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February 11, 2019

The Call for Abstracts has just opened for APHA’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo in Philadelphia Nov. 2-6.
Dolores Huerta

Annual Meeting


Watch: Legendary labor organizer Dolores Huerta on the ties between better health and social change
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Kim Krisberg

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January 29, 2019

"We need to empower people -- I think that's what social change is."
David Williams

Annual Meeting


Watch: Disparities researcher calls for action on health inequities
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Kim Krisberg

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January 23, 2019

Student organizers shared personal stories of gun violence and called on public health workers to support commonsense gun safety reforms.
Pam Aaltonen

Annual Meeting


Watch: Pam Aaltonen lays out her vision as APHA president
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Kim Krisberg

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January 14, 2019

APHA’s new president says she’s looking forward to listening, learning and turning challenge into opportunity.

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