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2204, 2019

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

By |April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Board Member Highlight|0 Comments

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 [...]

901, 2019

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

By |January 9th, 2019|Categories: Community-Academic Partnerships|0 Comments

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 [...]