Tag: Disease and Society

Working Diligently

A final installment of the week in review (12/2-12/6) from Jzamaneke McMannus, Sohrin Parveen, Ashley Peterson, and Ajewel Leak.

Ajewel begins:

Last week, in class we got into groups of 3 to 4

The Color of Your Skin

What questions come to mind as you consider the map below?

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Average Life Expectancy for New Orleans, LA

With this map and question I began the final unit for Disease and Society. This

Public Service Announcement

Last year while working on the creation of the Disease and Society class I found myself deep in the semester and running out of ideas. One day during a class discussion a student made some

Primitive Practices, A Prologue

As I've just written down the title to this blog I'm sitting here chuckling to myself because I rarely read the prologue to a book. I'm sure there are many of you out there cursing

You Have No Right v2

Freedom and the rights of the individual. Two fundamental tenants of the American way of life. One of the beauties of our country is that, for the most part, people have the ability to choose

Public Health Is ____

Many of my students would complete the title statement with something like, "The art and science of protecting and promoting the health of the public." This is the way that I defined the discipline for