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Moving CES4Health.Info into the Future

Last year, the Founding Editor of CES4Health.Info, Dr. Cathy Jordan, decided to step down to pursue new opportunities in her area of research and scholarship. We are extremely appreciative to Cathy for her contribution and commitment to CES4Health. As we move CES4Health.Info into the future, we have decided to make a few changes that will [...]

Forging Sustainable Community-Academic Partnerships to Improve Population Health and Reduce Health Disparities in Rural Locales

The mission of CCPH, “to promote health equity and social justice through partnerships between communities and academic institutions”, summarizes my career as a public and population health professional. The eradication of health disparities and commitment to social justice has been at the center of my work as a scientist and academic leader.  Since 2013, I [...]

Statement on the Challenges to Medical College Education

More than 100 years since the historic Flexner report highlighting the systemic challenges of American medical schools, we continue to face challenges in the process and climate of medical education. A recent revelation of an American medical college yearbook containing a horrific and derogatory photo associated with a historical demeaning portrayal of Black people and [...]

A Journey Home: Racism, Civil Rights, and a New Future for Social Justice and Health Equity in Mississippi and the South

I was aware of environmental injustice, the differential burden of environmental hazards and locally unwanted land uses (LULUs) on communities of color, low-income populations, indigenous peoples, and marginalized groups, such as petrochemical facilities, refineries, power plants, landfills, incinerators, heavily-trafficked roadways, that act as sources of pollution as a young kid growing up in Mississippi.  My [...]

Tom Bruce Award & Lucille Webb Award

At the recent APHA Meeting in San Diego, CCPH was involved in both giving and receiving several awards. We shared a little bit about the RWJF-CCPH Award for Equity that was given to to key leaders from Messengers for Health and Montana State University. Melissa Green also received the Lucille Webb Award at the Celebration [...]

Tribute to Loretta Jones

Loretta Jones, CEO of Healthy African Americans of Los Angeles died on Thursday, November 22nd. Loretta is known internationally for her visionary leadership in advancing health equity. She was a long-time partner with CCPH having worked most recently with Executive Director, Al Richmond on the Engage4Equity Project based at the University of New Mexico. [...]