Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #17


“…sound policy is for the people and by the people. Sound policy is policy that is very much informed by the community and its development is influenced by community advocacy.” Voices of Health Equity in Chicago Interview No. 17 Topic: Community outreach​ Juana Ballesteros, RN, MPH Community Public Health Outreach Manager Illinois Department of Public … Continue reading Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #17

Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #16


“Don’t be afraid to tell the truth out loud. Because, whatever, someone’s gotta say it, and it might as well be you.” Voices of Health Equity in Chicago Interview No. 16 Topic: Health policy and advocacy Tiffany Ford, MPH Senior Policy Analyst for Health Reform and Health Equity Health & Medicine Policy Research Group Read … Continue reading Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #16

Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #15


“…you’ve got to temper that optimism with some realism and know that things aren’t going to be fixed completely or right away. But every small bit that I see improve makes me glad that I’m doing this…” Voices of Health Equity in Chicago Interview No. 15 Topic: Federally Qualified Health Center Paul Luning, MD, MPH … Continue reading Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #15

Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #14


“Equity is a problem of very significant disparities in opportunity…” Voices of Health Equity in Chicago Interview No. 14 Topic: Hospital-based food pantry Stacy Tessler Lindau, MD, MAPP Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Medicine-Geriatrics, University of Chicago Director of the South Side Health and Vitality Studies (SSHVS), University of Chicago Read the interview. Be … Continue reading Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #14

Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #13


“We are always asking, ‘what’s wrong with the neighborhood? What are they doing wrong?’ But so few look at what the neighborhoods are really doing right.” Voices of Health Equity in Chicago Interview No. 13 Topic: Pediatric asthma​ Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Clinical … Continue reading Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #13