White Coats for Change

It’s easy to see our patients as constellations of complaints and symptoms packaged in human bodies. It’s easy to focus on our patients’ chief complaints and on alleviating their immediate needs. But something is not working.

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White Coats for Change
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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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Regulating Data in Public Health

Data: Friend or Foe?. Does anyone actually know what big data is? It has become as ubiquitous as kale; you can’t go a block without seeing an advertisement for the leafy vegetable. All of a sudden, it’s in every smoothie and salad. Everyone says it’s healthy, so we go along…

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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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