Posts Dated Archive: January 2013

Inspiring public health leaders

The world needs more role models Last week, I spoke briefly to a ballroom of health directors and other public health leaders attending the 2013 North Carolina State Health Director’s Conference. It’s always inspiring to talk with these people who run health departments across North Carolina and provide the central… Read More

Postcard to President Obama

On Monday, January 21, NPR’s website offered an easy way to send postcards to President Obama describing one issue we wanted him to address in his second term. This was mine. Barbara   Check out Hill Harper’s Twitter feed and Manifest Your Destiny Foundation pages.       Read More

We should be better

New report shows why we’re not as healthy as we could be. During the last couple elections, there was a lot of talk about life expectancy and how Americans are not as competitive as we should be on global health rankings. Some politicians dismissed the data as myth. A new… Read More