Subject: Health Disparities

Health Disparities, Politics, Reproductive Ethics

Abortion: Welcome to the Sixties

In November 1964, 9 years before the right to an abortion was codified by Roe v. Wade, I was an intern in a busy, urban...

May 6, 2022

Editorial-AJOB, Health Disparities, Justice, Social Justice

Editorial: Disability, Aging, and the Importance of Recognizing Social Supports in Medical...

By Kevin Mintz, PhD and David Magnus, PhD Note: The following editorial was recently published in the American Journal o...

October 29, 2021

Global Ethics, Health Disparities, Politics, Public Health, Social Justice, Vaccines, Vulnerable Populations

Vaccinating the World: The Problem with Drop-in-the-Bucket Thinking

By Govind Persad, JD, PhD The United States, after wasting over 15 million doses since March and with a stockp...

October 6, 2021

Clinical Trials & Studies, Cultural, Editorial-AJOB, Health Disparities, Human Subjects Research & IRBs, Justice, Research Ethics, Social Justice

Beyond the Belmont Report

by Wamia Siddiqui, BS and Richard R. Sharp, PhD The following blog is an editorial found from the Am...

September 27, 2021

Children/Adolescents, Education, Genetics, Health Disparities, Social Justice

Why should we care about social and behavioral genomics?

By Daphne O. Martschenko, PhD, Lucas J. Matthews, PhD, Maya Sabatello, LLB, PhD Only a couple of decades ago, extensive ...

September 23, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic, Cultural, Health Disparities, Health Regulation & Law, Justice, Public Health, Social Justice, Vulnerable Populations

Hey Siri, How Do I Say “Appendicitis” in Hungarian?

by Vincent LaBarca, DNP, NP-C Back in 2017, before Americans were considered a biohazard due to the country’s poor...

September 20, 2021

Clinical Ethics, COVID-19 pandemic, Health Disparities, Health Policy & Insurance, Health Regulation & Law, Justice, Social Justice, Vulnerable Populations

Standard Racism: Trying to Use “Crisis Standards of Care” in the COVID-19 Pandemic

By George J. Annas and Sondra S. Crosby This editorial can be found in the latest issue of American Journal of Bioethics...

July 30, 2021

Clinical Trials & Studies, Cultural, Health Care, Health Disparities, Race, Social Justice

Multiracial Healthcare: What About Us?

By Daphne O. Martschenko, PhD and Jennifer L. Young, PhD  June 12 was Loving Day – a celebration of the...

June 17, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic, Health Care, Health Disparities, Health Regulation & Law, Justice, Politics, Public Health, Social Justice

COVID-19 Proved That Americans With Disabilities Need Biden’s Infrastructure Plan. Lawm...

By Clayton Jones, LCDR, CHC, USN, Kevin Mintz, PhD, Andrew Peterson, PhD America is winning the battle against COVI...

June 16, 2021

Health Disparities, Justice

Interrupting the Medical Ableism Feedback Loop

by Joseph Stramondo, PhD The COVID-19 pandemic reveals systemic health inequities in ways that are hard to ignore. ...

May 19, 2021

Gender Disparities, Health Disparities, Politics, Public Health, Race

Overturning National Eviction Bans is Institutionalized Racism and Sexism

by Keisha Ray, PhD One of the social determinants of health is housing. Although in my work I discuss&nbs...

May 5, 2021

Children/Adolescents, Ethics, Health Care, Health Disparities, Pediatrics

Umbilical Hernias: Systemic Racism, Dogma, And Pediatric Surgery

by Stephanie Preston, MD In the health professions, we have all been taught that some of the most common, chronic, and d...

April 13, 2021

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