Stress and Public Health: Reflections a Week after Charlottesville.

Some folks's morning routine encompasses some variant of wash, rinse, and repeat. My morning routine is a bit different: Get up. Do devotion and pray my younger brothers don't get racially profiled by the police between the time I saw them last and the time I see them again. Look in the mirror and remind … Continue reading Stress and Public Health: Reflections a Week after Charlottesville.

Compassionate Care: The Icing, Swagger, and Finesse.

(A special thank you to Autumn Fiester - the professor who made sure we knew that healing physical ailments is just the first step. Compassion and empathy changes everything.) Get comfortable cause we are having story time. I was running to my Uber, trying to avoid an additional charge and my driver leaving me, when … Continue reading Compassionate Care: The Icing, Swagger, and Finesse.

Pokemon, Flint, and Other Problematic Behavior.

(Hi guys! So I originally had the second installment in our Can We Talk: Family Health History series scheduled for this week. However, with the healthcare bill on the Congressional floor again, this post seemed like a better fit┬áthis time. We will be back to our regular┬áscheduled programing next week! If you missed Part One … Continue reading Pokemon, Flint, and Other Problematic Behavior.