Inequities in rural healthcare pose a worldwide challenge. In the U.S., one out of every five Americans experiences major disparities in health and healthcare delivery due to geographic isolation, socioeconomic status and other factors. Here, we take a look at our partner schools’ innovative solutions to this vexing social issue and celebrate the heroes and innovators who are committed to protecting the health of individuals and communities.
In a groundbreaking study, Dr. Greg Snyder, an associate professor of communication sciences and disorders, is investigating the question of when children disclose their stutter and hopes to develop new treatment options.
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In a fellowship with the Weitzman Institute, Dena Bashri and Shivani Gupta are working on projects as diverse as ensuring the homeless have access to telehealth and tracking the supply chain of COVID-19 testing kits.
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Tuberculosis remains the world’s top infectious killer, with 10 million people falling ill from the disease and 1.5 million dying each year. It's particularly lethal for children if it goes unidentified and untreated.
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