Posts Dated Archive: July 2019

Zero Tolerance for Discrimination and Harassment

    Our association steps forward I’m proud that our Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) has a new policy that states that we have zero tolerance for discrimination and harassment. As the organization that represents academic public health, our commitment to zero tolerance is important. It… Read More

Can’t stop thinking about the children

Consequences of maltreatment at the border are immediate, severe and long-lasting I woke up about 3 o’clock Sunday morning. I just could not stop thinking about what our government is doing to immigrant children at the southern U.S. border. According to a recent interview with Jack Shonkoff, professor at Harvard… Read More

The challenge of Independence Day in 2019

What does it mean to celebrate July 4th? Across America, thousands of communities will celebrate today in big and small ways, with local and larger events, holiday fare, parades, music and readings of the Declaration of Independence. Some people may not get past the hot dogs and watermelon, but I… Read More