Category: Policy

Young food waste activists confront issues at summit

“Our generation was not so good at teeing up prosperity for the next generation. We assumed someone else would come in and take care of it later. Young brothers and sisters, that’s you.” Those were the words of Mike Curtin, CEO of DC Central Kitchen and a speaker at the Food Waste and Hunger Summit

Mental Health Service User Participation in Ireland

After spending the semester abroad in Ireland to study public health, I took a great interest to public health objectives overseas. I took a special interest in mental health policies and procedures, given the ever-increasing amount of global attention that is paid to mental health awareness and stigma. Several of my Irish professors were involved

The Morality of Inequality

In the minutes before Dr. David Ansell’s scheduled talk on January 16 at Northwestern University, he begins chatting comfortably with the crowd, asking what year the students are, if they’re from Chicago, and what interest they have in public health. Brought to campus as a member of the Global Health Speaker Series, Dr. Ansell is