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How ‘Weathering’ Contributes to Racial Health Disparities

In this article, Dr. Geronomius discusses her theory of weathering, or the “constant stress of living within a racist society could lead to poor health for marginalized groups,” and her journey to being heard.

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Episode 09: Dr. Meron Hirpa ’11

Dr. Meron Hirpa ’11 is a physician focused on public health and health equity in Cincinnati and Ethiopia. She recalls bidding an emotional farewell to her family and enrolling at Amherst as a first-generation college student, in pursuit of …

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Public Health Needs People With Diverse Skills and Backgrounds—Here Are 9 Careers to Consider

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, most people in the United States didn’t think very much about public health. But now that terms like “epidemiology” and “social distancing” have been added to everyone’s vocabulary list, you might be thinking more than ever …

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Summer days at Amherst College are among the busiest of the year for Dr. Richard Aronson ’69, a physician who …

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Beselot Birhanu

Alumni-in-Residence
  • Fourth-year Medical Student Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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Wendy Halpern

Alumni-in-Residence
  • Veterinary Pathologist Genentech
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Newton Juhng

Alumni-in-Residence
  • New York, New York
  • Portfolio Manager and Head of Healthcare A-CAP Management
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Christina Nieves

Alumni-in-Residence
  • Community Research and Evaluation Specialist Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness
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Thierry Pauyo

Alumni-in-Residence
  • Professor of Orthopedic Surgery McGill University
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Jodie Simms-MacLeod

Alumni-in-Residence
  • Midwifery Director University of Tennessee Medical Center
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  • Sosland Missouri Endowed Chair in Trauma Services/Chief Innovation Officer UMKC School of Medicine and Vivacelle Bio, Inc
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Will Turner

Alumni-in-Residence
  • New York City, New York
  • Practicing Hospitalist and Associate Professor of Medicine Columbia University Irving Medical Center
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Gabriela Ulloa

Alumni-in-Residence
  • First-year Resident Physician in Pediatrics NYU Langone
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