POWER TO PUBLIC HEALTH: ONE GRADUATE STUDENT AT A TIME

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – Book Review

This story was one of betrayal from the Johns Hopkins hospital, and heartbreak over the loss of someone special. Skloot, who is an experienced science writer, touches upon some significant concepts throughout the book, ranging from the mistreatment of Blacks and minorities as research tools for medicine, to the lack of knowledge the Lacks family had towards mental health and their well-being.

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – Book Review
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Why Public Health? From Personal Experience to Proudest Achievement

Growing up as Cameroonian Muslim immigrants, my family struggled with the healthcare system because we were low-income and our providers didn’t culturally or linguistically relate to us. Public health is important because of its emphasis on preventative care: fixing a problem before a health condition worsens, an issue widespread in…

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Why Public Health? From Personal Experience to Proudest Achievement
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