Science Speaks

The following articles are either authored or co-authored by members of the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity’s scientific staff and other CDC staff:

After the Bell Rings Looking Beyond the Classroom to Reduce Inequalities in Educational Achievement and Health OutcomesExternal. Liburd, L. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice [published online ahead of print February 14, 2019].


Public Health Agency Responses and Opportunities to Protect Against Health Impacts of Climate Change Among US Populations with Multiple VulnerabilitiesExternal. Hutchins, S.S., Bouye, K., Luber, G. et al. J. Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities (2018) 5: 1159.


Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Mortality: Contributions and Variations by Rurality in the United States, 2012–2015External. Hall, J.E.; Moonesinghe, R.; Bouye, K.; Penman-Aguilar, A. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2019, 16, 436.


Characteristics of School-Associated Youth Homicides — United States, 1994–2018. Holland KM, Hall JE, Wang J, et al. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2019;68:53–60.


Clinical presentation of pregnant women in isolation units for Ebola virus disease in Sierra Leone, 2014External. Mpofu, J.J., Soud F., Lyman, M., Koroma, A.P., Morof, D., Ellington, S., Kargbo, S.S., Callaghan, W. Int J Gynaecol Obstet., 2019.


Characteristics of excess heart age among women with a recent live birth. American Journal of Obstetrics & GynecologyExternal. Mpofu, Jonetta J., Smith, R., Patel, D., Gillespie, C., Cox, S., Ritchey, M. Yang, Q., Morrow, B., Barfield, W. Volume 220, Issue 1, S467 – S468.


Expanded in-school instructional time and the advancement of health equity: a community guide systematic review.External Peng Y, Finnie RKC, Hahn RA, et al.  J Public Health Manag Pract. 2018.


Examining the effectiveness of year-round school calendars on improving educational attainment outcomes within the context of advancement of health equity: a Community Guide systematic reviewExternal. Finnie RKC, Peng Y, Hahn RA, et al. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2018.

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