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FRONTLINES: Interview with Dr. Sarah Van Orman

What does it take to make college health the “voice of public health” for the college community?  What enables it to prepare for and respond to the health challenges of the 21st century? And how has all this been challenged and advanced by COVID-19?  These are some of the questions…

MCQ. Issue 23
10/20/2021
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Q&A: Dr. Rachel Levine

Nearly every day for the last four months, Dr. Rachel Levine has stood six feet away from Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf.  As Secretary of Health, she appears with him at daily news briefings, providing the data and the detail behind the state’s policies regarding COVID-19. Levine’s turn in the public…

MCQ. Issue 18
07/14/2020
Basic Needs, Mental and Behavioral Health

Rep. Joe Kennedy Crafting Mental Health Legislation

If it were not already top of mind for those worried about mental health amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, Congressman Joe Kennedy, III, D- Massachusetts, is crafting legislation that he says will be the “North Star” for a mental health system that many believe is off course. “For far too long,…

MCQ. Issue 17
04/09/2020
Opinion | Mental and Behavioral Health

The Need for Data: Mental Health During Unprecedented Times

Unprecedented. In recent weeks this word has risen to prominence in our collective lexicon. We are living in unprecedented times. Nothing is as it was before. Now more than ever, we need data and evidence to guide our decisions and inform policies and programs. This is true at all levels,…

MCQ. Issue 17
04/09/2020
Basic Needs, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Interesting People Doing Important Work: Tamar Mendelson, PhD.

The Center for Adolescent Health is a Prevention Research Center that is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and housed at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Tamar Mendelson is its executive director. The Center’s mission is to promote health…

MCQ. Issue 15
10/24/2019
Physical Health, Mental and Behavioral Health

Pursuing the Triple Aim in a Higher Education Setting

A learning and action collaborative Pursuing the Triple Aim in a Higher Education Setting: A Learning and Action Collaborative There’s something big going on in higher education. This month, eight schools will begin participating in a two-year learning and action collaborative based on improvement science and focused on “the Triple…

MCQ. Issue 11
10/15/2018
John W. Rowe headshot
Opinion | Physical Health, Basic Needs

A Report Card for the Affordable Care Act

An assessment six years into America’s grand health insurance experiment Since its enactment on March 23, 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been frequently modified. There have been over 70 changes so far, including administrative and legislative measures as well as the changes ordered by the Supreme Court, such…

MCQ. Issue 3
09/09/2016
Opinion | Mental and Behavioral Health

Mental Health is a Campus-Wide Collaboration

How better alignment of stakeholders on campus can help students in need For public health professionals, college students have always presented a paradox. Many students of traditional college age, enjoy good health and advantages, which, in theory, make them less deserving of examination. But college is also a time of…

MCQ. Issue 2
06/01/2016
Mary Christie Quarterly provides news, information and commentary on the policy issues that impact the health and wellness of young adults.

The McFeed is a weekly roundup of news and research on the health and wellness of college students.