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Allen Robinson: Improved Cook Stoves: Effects on Air Quality

Allen Robinson: Improved Cook Stoves: Effects on Air Quality

My name’s Allen Robinson, I’m a faculty member here at Carnegie Mellon. I’m a faculty member in Mechanical Engineering, and Engineering and Public Policy. My research investigates environmental impacts of energy systems, focusing on air quality. So one of my… Continue Reading

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Improving Outpatient Antibiotic Use: The Role of Pharmacists

Improving Outpatient Antibiotic Use: The Role of Pharmacists

Antibiotic resistance is a major public health problem, and all patients — regardless of if they’re healthy or have multiple chronic conditions — are at risk for developing resistant bacterial infections. Decreasing inappropriate antibiotic use is important to me because… Continue Reading

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A 10-year old’s vision for healing the planet | Genesis Butler | TEDxCSULB

A 10-year old’s vision for healing the planet | Genesis Butler | TEDxCSULB

Translator: Michele Gianella Reviewer: Elena Montrasio When I was three years old, my favorite food was chicken nuggets. I loved chicken nuggets. I could eat them almost every day. One day, I was sitting at the dinner table staring at… Continue Reading

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Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (ACHI)

Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (ACHI)

– E-cigs and vaping, working with our school administrators who’re out in the field, they’ll tell you quickly that it’s become more prevalent over the years and increasing at lower ages. It’s in every school, I believe, in the United… Continue Reading

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#PreteenVaxScene Webinar #12: What’s Your HPV IQ? New Immunization Quality Improvement Resources

#PreteenVaxScene Webinar #12: What’s Your HPV IQ? New Immunization Quality Improvement Resources
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REACH: Improving Lives, Inspiring Hope

REACH: Improving Lives, Inspiring Hope

Mrs. Delagard, a 76-year-old, was scheduled to have her leg amputated. One of her family members came to a community REACH diabetes education class and talked with a community health advisor about Mrs. Delagard’s problems. As a result she has… Continue Reading

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Making Spaces of Awe and Restoration | Florence Williams | TEDxNavesink

Making Spaces of Awe and Restoration | Florence Williams | TEDxNavesink

Translator: Carolina Zanelli Reviewer: Matti R I recently moved from a place that had a backyard that looks like this, to one that looked like this. There are a lot of great things about cities, but access to nature isn’t… Continue Reading

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Improving Outpatient Antibiotic Use: The Role of Pediatricians

Improving Outpatient Antibiotic Use: The Role of Pediatricians

Pediatricians are extremely important in the fight against antibiotic overuse. Young children in particular have the highest rate of antibiotic prescriptions each year in the United States. On average, young children receive at least one antibiotic prescription each year. Ear… Continue Reading