As the new Board Chair of The Alliance for Health Policy, I am excited to invite you to attend our “Health Care Costs in America Summit”, which is Part One of the Alliance’s “2018 Signature Series: Opportunities For Progress”. The Summit will be held on May 24, 2018, at the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation’s Barbara Jordan Conference Center...May 10, 2018
Kaiser Health News Morning Briefing: Diseases Spread by Ticks, Mosquitoes and Fleas Reaching ‘Astronomical Levels’!
The Kaiser Health News’ KHN Morning Briefing is a great resource which provides summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations. As summer approaches, and with more will be people spending more time outdoors, one topic of particular interest, titled “Diseases Spread by Ticks, Mosquitoes and Fleas Reaching ‘Astronomical Levels’”, reports that the number of vector-born diseases has increased...May 9, 2018
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced their national launch of the All of Us Research Program, which will take place on May 6, 2018. The All of Us mission is to accelerate health research and medical breakthroughs, enabling individualized prevention, treatment, and care for all of us. The consortium formed and began its work in July 2016 under the...May 2, 2018
I am excited to participate in the public workshop, “Understanding Disparities in Access to Genomic Medicine: A Workshop”, which is being hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health on the Board on Health Sciences Policy on June 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. The workshop “will examine the gaps in knowledge related...April 27, 2018
Those of You Interested in Mindfulness and Spirituality Might Find My Podcast with Matt Belair of Interest!
Recently, I was interviewed by Matthew Belair, Coach and Author of “Zen Athlete: A Guide to Self Mastery”. In our podcast, Matt and I discuss Ilchi Lee’s recent book titled “I’ve Decided to Live 120 Years: The Ancient Secret to Longevity, Vitality, and Life Transformation”. I hope you enjoy it!April 20, 2018
“Without health and long life, all else fails.” – Dr. Booker T. Washington April is National Minority Health Month and the theme for 2018 is “Partnering for Health Equity.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides some great resources to help you learn more, and to help raise awareness, about health disparities that affect minorities in their...April 12, 2018