Health Behavior and Health Education

A photo of a Black mother holding her infant child

Recognizing Black Maternal Health Week

Avonlea Rickerson

Maternal and infant mortality are widely considered to be an indication of a nation's overall health, and the United States' rates are relatively higher than those in more disadvantaged countries. Those rates increase drastically for Black mothers in America.

Photo of the School of Public Health lobby

The power of public health storytelling

William D. Lopez, Marcus R. Andrews, Janae N. Best, & Meghann Lewis

Public health is a field of stories. So we, as public health professionals, have a responsibility to be good storytellers. We teach a class that covers skills we need to be successful health communicators. We chose some of our favorite public health stories from this semester to share with you.