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Centering the Role of Scientists in Policy to End the Black Maternal Health Crisis

By Meryleen Mena
Health disparities in the US directly impacting Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), low-income, and LGBT communities have been making headlines, especially in the wake of rollbacks to policies

PODCAST | Unhealthy Waters, featuring Dr. Maryann Cairns

By Chris Parsons
In this episode our guest is STPF alum fellow Maryann Cairns, who talks about her career path and her studies on pathogens in water. Dr. Cairns is an environmental anthropologist who uses creative

PODCAST | Watch Your Posture: Another Problem of Extended Computer and Device Use by Kids

By Philip Ko
With so many children currently attending school virtually on laptops, tablets and other smart devices, there is concern about how the extended use of these devices affects them. While much attention

Pathways to Climate Justice – A Roadmap to Confront Race, Equity, and Justice for Addressing Climate Change

By Andrew Fang and Nicole Scharko
Authors: Andrew Fang-1, Nicole Scharko-1, Crystal Upperman-2 1 AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow 2 Senior Scientist, Aclima The following summarizes a panel discussion addressing climate change

The Promise and Peril of AI in Women's Health

By Lucy Erickson
This post was originally posted at the Society for Women's Health Research, a national nonprofit dedicated to improving women’s health through science, policy, and education. Depending on who you ask
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Breaking The Cycle: Combating The Opioid Crisis Through Global Drug Demand Reduction

By Andrew Thompson
Editor's note: This blog was originally published on the U.S. Department of State blogs DipNote and Medium. The consequences of drug use are felt by millions of people in the United States and around