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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There’s an App for That: A Look at the Science Behind Health Apps

Did you know that in 2019, 2.71 billion people owned smartphones? ((https://leftronic.com/smartphone-usage-statistics/)) That almost outnumbered the amount of Americans who own personal computers! ((Kratzke, C., & Cox, C. (2012). Smartphone technology and apps: Rapidly changing health promotion. Global Journal of Health Education and Promotion, 15(1) Retrieved from http://ulib.iupui.edu/cgi-bin/proxy.pl?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/1730212527?accountid=7398)) As Jimmy…

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There’s an App for That: A Look at the Science Behind Health Apps
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Understanding the COVID-19 Pandemic: Transmission Dynamics and Public Health Measures

In Oedipus Rex, a blind prophet named Tiresias tells Oedipus that he is the murderer he seeks and predicts that he will become a blind wanderer who was exiled from his own kingdom, all of which proves true to Oedipus’ dismay. Although I am no Tiresias with the ability to…

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Understanding the COVID-19 Pandemic: Transmission Dynamics and Public Health Measures
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A Beginner’s Guide to Equality: Melinda Gates’ Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

The world's countdown to gender equality – total and absolute – has been slow, arduous, and occasionally regressive. The gender equality timeline has seen pushes and shoves towards an equal share of the pie for males and females, and now, finally, for non-conforming, trans and binary individuals. Even the smallest…

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