Series 4 – Public Health Solidarity

We humbly present the first inaugural release of Intervene Upstream. Throughout this week, we hope to showcase a variety of articles and creative work from our talented and passionate peers. 

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Series 4  – Public Health Solidarity
September 2020

Dual Call for Submissions – Racism; COVID-19

COVID-19 and #BlackLivesMatter has transformed public health. The field of public health will forever be changed by the current moments. On March 12, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the spread of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, a pandemic. Through the following months, public health students grappled with applying theory and coursework…

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Dual Call for Submissions – Racism; COVID-19
BLM Protest. Photo by Koshu Kunii on Unsplash

George Floyd and Racism as a Public Health Issue

Dear Reader, We are deeply invested in serving justice to the four law enforcement officers who are responsible for the death of George Floyd. The murder of George Floyd was not an anomaly. His murder is a continuation of systematic racism caused by white supremacy throughout the penal system. As…

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George Floyd and Racism as a Public Health Issue
Black Lives Matter.

Mentor Interviews: Dr. Sarah Andrea on Methorship, EpiGirlGang, and the EpiCookieChallenge

As a Senior Fellow at the University of Washington School of Public Health, Dr. Sarah Andrea's (@SarahBAndrea) research investigates strategies to mitigate gender, racial, and class-based inequities in health that originate early in the life course. I had the pleasure of meeting Sarah Andrea years ago, when I first started…

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The Epidemiological ABCs of COVID-19

As graduate students in health, the editors of Intervene Upstream find ourselves in the unprecedented situation of learning about the science of public health while a pandemic unfolds in front of our eyes. Given the unprecedented spread of both the COVID-19 virus and information (and misinformation) about the virus, we…

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Rolling call for COVID-19 Pieces

On March 12, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the spread of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, a pandemic. Given the rapid pace of information change, we are seeking to publish pieces relating to public health, inequity, graduate studies, etc. relating to COVID-19 or your experiences as a graduate student. Click here…

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Rolling call for COVID-19 Pieces
COVID-19 Virus illustration created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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