In this analysis published in Health Affairs, Nancy Krieger, professor of social epidemiology, and her colleagues take a look back at how many times the word “racism” appears in a search of scientific literature published over the last three decades by four of the world’s leading medical journals. The authors have also authored this piece … Continue reading “Krieger et. al. call for medical journals to publish more empirical studies on racism and health”
Harvard Pop Center Working Paper Vol. 21, No. 1, is now published as a correspondence in The Lancet.
The authors of a recent Harvard Pop Center Working Paper have pulled from this analysis of real-time data on food and housing insecurity and penned an op-ed in the New York Daily News that implores the new Biden-Harris administration to go big with relief.
Nancy Krieger, PhD, professor of social epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will present “COVID-19, structural racism, embodied histories, and the two-edged sword of data.” Please REGISTER.
“Intersectional inequities in COVID-19 mortality by race/ethnicity and education in the United States, January 1, 2020–January 31, 2021,” is the latest Harvard Pop Center working paper by Jarvis Chen, Christian Testa, Pamela Waterman, and Nancy Krieger. On February 2, the US National Center for Health Statistics published data relating to COVID-19 deaths that had been … Continue reading “Finally, a look at COVID-19 mortality rates by race/ethnicity AND EDUCATIONAL LEVEL”
A Harvard Pop Center working paper points out that the Morbidity and Mortality report by the US Centers for Disease Control released on February 2 (which happened to be Groundhog Day) is missing race and ethnicity information for nearly half of the people who were vaccinated during the first month of the roll out. Age … Continue reading “It’s “Groundhog Day,” AGAIN! Nearly one-half of COVID-19 vaccination data is missing race/ethnicity info., reminiscent of earlier gaps in COVID-19 case and mortality data”
Join us as we launch “Critical Epidemiology and the People’s Health,” by Jaime Breilh. This is the latest book in the Small Books, Big Ideas in Population Health series (edited by Nancy Krieger). Please see flyer for details and Zoom link.
A Harvard Pop Center Working paper warns against basing equitable COVID-19 vaccine allocation throughout the U.S. on static county-level social and economic data, as researchers find “enormous” variation (time and region) in the relationship between community characteristics and COVID-19 case and death rates per capita over the last 9 months.
Join the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH) for a media briefing on Thursday, November 19 at 3:00 PM EST. Nancy Krieger will present data from a recent paper that originated as a Harvard Pop Center Working Paper that shows a link between worker complaints to OSHA about unsafe exposures to COVID-19 … Continue reading “Media briefing on link between workplace exposures and spread of COVID-19 features Nancy Krieger and data from Harvard Pop Center Working Paper”
A number of recent Harvard Pop Center Working Papers (all of which address the COVID-19 pandemic) have been published in journals (see below). For a complete list, please visit the Harvard Pop Center Working Papers page. Volume 19, #1 has been published in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice: “Revealing the Unequal Burden … Continue reading “They’ve worked their way to publication…”