Telling the Story: Capacity-Building in the Asylum Network

McQuaid J. Telling the story: capacity-building in the asylum network. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 28. Background In the midst of an overwhelming immigration crisis at the Southern Border of the United States, the specific needs of asylum seekers are at risk of being overshadowed. Asylum is a form of humanitarian protection granted to foreign […]

The COVID-19 Lockdowns Will Have Profound Consequences on Our Memories

Kirichenko D. The COVID-19 lockdowns will have profound consequences on our memories. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 29. Over the last year, many of us have found ourselves partaking in the same daily routines; the effects are gradual, but the loss of novelty in our lives is unmistakable. While some people have been isolated at […]

An Invisible Public Health Crisis: The Forced Normalization of Intersex People

Carpenter C, Makhubu K, Moche L. An Invisible Public Health Crisis: The Forced Normalization of Intersex People. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 30.   ABSTRACT Despite the burgeoning knowledge about health issues for people within the LGBTQ+ spectrum, many public health practitioners remain intellectually oblivious to the existence of the intersex community. However, within the shadows […]

Attitudes and Knowledge Towards Immunization in Tuzla Canton Population

Efendić I, Ahmetagić I, Srabović N, Mujanović A, Sivić S, Smajić R, Mihajlović S, Mahmuzić E, Omerović M, Begić E, Šadić A, Ahmetspahić E, Efendić I . Attitudes and Knowledge Towards Immunization in Tuzla Canton Population. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 31. ABSTRACT Introduction: Despite the proven safety and efficacy of vaccines, common diseases which can […]

2018 Attica Wildfires: The Intersection of Governance Failures and Climate Change

Christakis G. 2018 Attica Wildfires: The Intersection of Governance Failures and Climate Change. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 31. The 2018 wildfires in Attica were the second-worst fire disaster of the 21stcentury. While this tragedy is another example of the effects of climate change, news headlines published as recently as 2020 yield inconsistencies in the actions of […]

Youth Trauma Is a Silent Epidemic That Must Be Stopped

Carpenter R. Youth trauma is a silent epidemic that must be stopped. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 34. Eight-year-old Gabriel Taye was just like any other kid: he loved to play, dress up, and dance. He was good in school, enjoyed spending time with his parents, and was genuinely a very sweet and innocent kid […]

When Safeguards Hinder Access: Medicaid and Bilateral Tubal Ligations

Arbour K, Petrin C. When Safeguards Hinder Access: Medicaid and Bilateral Tubal Ligations. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 34.  Introduction Nearly half of the 6.1 million pregnancies in the U.S. each year are unintended. While unintended pregnancies have steadily decreased since the 1980s, these pregnancies have become increasingly concentrated among low-income women, with rates up […]

Evaluation of Physician Attitudes, Perceptions, and Current Practice regarding SBIRT as a clinical tool in the Chicagoland Primary Care setting

Wieschhaus K, Ghodrati S, Martin B, McIntyre J. Evaluation of Physician Attitudes, Perceptions, and Current Practice regarding SBIRT as a clinical tool in the Chicagoland Primary Care setting. Harvard Public Health Review. 2021; 34. ABSTRACT Background and Objectives: To assess physician attitudes and current practice surrounding a substance use intervention tool, Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral […]