Sep 1, 2020
Publications from Community Health and Environmental Policy
This book is a combination of scientific papers, case studies from the field, and excerpts from a lively, multidisciplinary discussion which intentionally connects issues of measurement to the imperative for action.
Framework for a Community Health Observing System for the Gulf of Mexico Region: Preparing for Future Disasters 2020
We propose the creation of a Gulf of Mexico Community Health Observing System, focused on effects of disasters on the health and well-being of people and their communities.
In this analysis, we used a power plant modeling tool to study how a variety of power plant configurations respond to varying meteorological conditions.
Perceptions and Determinants of Healthy Eating for People with HIV in the Dominican Republic Who Experience Food Insecurity 2020
PLHIV who experience food insecurity face various barriers to engaging in healthy dietary behaviours. Their diets are influenced at multiple levels of influence ranging from individual to structural, requiring multi-level interventions that can address these factors concurrently.
SNAP Participants Improved Food Security And Diet After A Full-Service Supermarket Opened In An Urban Food Desert 2020
This study explored two federal programs: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and Healthy Food Financing Initiative. The results suggest that HFFI amplifies SNAP participation on improving food security and diet for low-income Americans.
This seasonal climate summary draws from a variety of scientific resources for the benefit of policymakers, practitioners, residents, and community leaders in the Mid-Atlantic region, with a focus on the Chesapeake Bay watershed. This edition includes details on summer 2020 weather, regional climate trends, and the upcoming fall 2020 season. An interactive tool shows historic and projected changes in warm daily minimum temperatures.
Emerging Infectious Disease, the Household Built Environment Characteristics, and Urban Planning: Evidence on Avian Influenza in Vietnam 2020
This study examines the relationship between the mix of household-scale water supplies, sanitation systems, and construction materials, and Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza among poultry in Vietnam.
A Framework for Conceptualizing How Narratives from Health-Care Consumers Might Improve or Impede the Use of Information About Provider Quality 2020
This paper describes a conceptual framework for examining mechanisms by which narrative information might influence consumer judgments and decisions about providers.