AUTHOR ARCHIVE

Melissa Harris Perry at APHA lectern

Annual Meeting


Monday General Session: 'We need new stories about vulnerability, poverty and identity'
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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November 13, 2018

Melissa Harris-Perry led a wide-ranging Monday General Session that touched on implicit bias, racism, classism, presidential elections, state policies and more.
two women smiling

Annual Meeting


New research on advancing health equity among older rural adults
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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November 12, 2018

Prevention and health programs should be expanded in rural areas, with special efforts to reach older minority communities.
women high fiving at book signing table

Annual Meeting


Readers meet 'giants' in public health at APHA Book Signing Party
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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November 12, 2018

Yesterday's Book Signing Party at the APHA Annual Meeting & Expo was unlike regular bookstore signings for Mona Hanna-Attisha.
APHA 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting


Poster sessions highlight scope, diversity of public health research
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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November 12, 2018

From occupational health to cancer screenings and family food security, APHA poster sessions cover all facets of public health.
smiling women showing Annual Meeting badges

Annual Meeting


Q & A: APHA Annual Meeting attendees find camaraderie, connection
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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November 11, 2018

"At work, you’re in silos. Here, you’re together."
two women in headscarfs

Annual Meeting


Youth in San Diego’s City Heights embrace their power to make change
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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November 11, 2018

Lessons about changing the narrative and building collective agency were the focus of several breakout sessions during Saturday’s APHA/California Endowment Summit.
Pierra Moise

Annual Meeting


Q & A with future public health leaders: 'Everyone has to have a voice'
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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November 11, 2018

Student attendees have discovered the Annual Meeting is the premier place to network, learn about new public health issues and get excited about helping their communities.
boy sitting alone with head in hands

Annual Meeting


Men and violence: Shifting the narrative, tackling the stereotypes
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Melanie Padgett Powers

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November 10, 2018

It's time to talk about how everyday behaviors and words normalize violence and make it difficult for men to reach out for help.