How do you make health equity explicit in your work? This paper describes the process of developing public health personnel training for embedding health equity in emergency preparedness processes and documents.
How did health inequities among community populations during the COVID-19 pandemic affect community health nurses? This research inquiry discusses experiences of moral distress among community health nurses, with particular attention to health inequities.
What do we mean by ‘structure’ when we talk about structural influences on the social determinants of health inequalities?
How is structure defined when we talk about its influence on the social determinants of health? This journal article proposes a new conceptualization of structure in public health.
Policy diffusion theory, evidence-informed public health, and public health political science: A scoping review
This journal article reviews the literature for applications of policy diffusion process theory to public health policy decision-making and pays particular attention to the role of scientific evidence in policy decisions.
Power Up: A call for public health to recognize, analyze, and shift the balance in power relations to advance health and racial equity of health
Influencing the structural determinants of health to advance health equity requires more than Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) work; it requires shifting the balance of power relations. This editorial calls for public health to act intentionally to shift power relations.