Craig Garfield, MD, interviewed parents with very low-birth-weight infants and developed a smartphone app to help them cope with concerns about the transition home from the hospital.
Browsing: Public Health
Young adult cancer survivors reported poorer physical and emotional health but better social health in a study by Northwestern Medicine scientists.
John Lumpkin, ’73 BMS, ’74 MD, was involved in Emergency Medicine when it was an emerging field, and went on to help shape public health policy both in Illinois and nationally.
Healthcare Lobbyist Takes Patient And Community Needs To Heart
One of more than a dozen connected papers to be published in the American Journal of Public Health, a recent study has shown that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender youths make an increased number of choices that elevate their risk of cancer.
New Northwestern Medicine study shows delinquency in youth predicts a much higher rate of being shot to death before age 30.
A new study has found that large racial/ethnic disparities in colorectal cancer screening persist in America, including substantial differences between English-speaking and Spanish-speaking Hispanics. The research confirmed continued low screening rates among all residents of the U.S.
A new human simulation training program – based on software originally used to train FBI agents – helps adults with autism improve their job interview skills and confidence.
Zeb Kimmel, ’04 MD, MBA, healthcare entrepreneur, develops Atlas5D – phone-sized sensor that detects changes in how people move, including falling down – a leading hazard for older adults.
Northwestern Medicine is partnering with the Chicago Department of Public Health to expand an innovative program, Keep Your Heart Healthy, to screen Chicago residents for cardiovascular disease.