Congratulations to our 2018-19 Public Voices Fellows!
Fellows and Publications
Cara Angelotta, Psychiatry, Feinberg School of Medicine
- co-author with Emily Gardiner Lattie: Delaying Medical Treatment is a Higher Societal Cost
- Hotlines Aren't Enough to Help People at Risk of Suicide
Mercedes Carnethon, Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
- interviewed by WTTW Chicago: US Women's World Cup Title Prompts Celebrations, Questions About Pay
- The Biggest Women's World Cup Lesson: Teach Girls to be Competitive
- The Biggest Health Problem: Obesity
- Wearable Technology: Do We Really Need 10,000 Steps a Day to be Healthy?
- co-author with Emily Gardiner Lattie: Sport Participation Among Individuals With Adverse Childhood Experiences - Leveling the Playing Field
- The Loss of John Singleton Unveils how Hypertension and Heart Disease Can Be Silent Killers for Blacks
- Are Researchers to Blame for Nutrition Misinformation?
- How Homophobia Makes a Public Health Issue Worse
- Are American Universities Training the Best People or the Wealthiest Ones?
- co-author with Sadiya Khan: Protect Your Heart: Connecting the Dots Between Maternal Health and Heart Health
- Are Dietary Supplements for Real or Just Placebos?
- co-author with Emily Lattie: When It's Cold Outside, Get Moving Indoors
- Protecting Immigrant Health is Good for the US
- This Holiday Season, Get Active
- Young People Need to Turn Out for Their Health
- featured on the Life Effects podcast: Adjusting the Lens on Chronic Disease
Kyla Ebels-Duggan, Philosophy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Rebecca Gilman, Radio, Television, and Film, School of Communication
- Named by WTTW as a stage player who makes “Chicago’s theatre scene one of the most thrilling and vibrant in the country.”
- quoted in a review: The Goodman's Production of Twilight Bowl is All Female--Onstage and Behind the Scenes
- Commentary: Men Still Dominate Top Theater Jobs. Here's How That Hurts Women
- Scientists and Artists Must Work Together
Nia Heard-Garris, Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine
- Old Town Road: A Story of Black Life and Allyship in America
- co-author with Mercedes Carnethon: Sport Participation Among Individuals With Adverse Childhood Experiences - Leveling the Playing Field
- The Long, Harmful Reach of Vicarious Racism and Violence
- Ralph Northam's Yearbook Photo is a Symptom of Racism in Medicine
- co-author with Erin Paquette: Vaccines Have Recently Become Just as Political as Gun Violence
- co-author with Nevin Heard: Who is Not Coming to Thanksgiving Dinner?
Carol Heimer, Sociology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
- DRC's Contested Election: Constitutional Coup or Baby Step to Democracy?
- We're Advancing to a Cure After 30 Years of HIV/AIDS Treatment
Dana Hill, Communication and Legal Reasoning, Pritzker School of Law
- Dating After 40? The Millions Who are Should Get the HPV Vaccine
- We Don't All Have to Be Ruth Bader Ginsburg
- Not So Fast: Chicago Needs Limits on Your Ride-sharing
Simone Ispa-Landa, Human Development & Social Policy, School of Education and Social Policy
- Sexual Harassment in Your Department? Five Tips to Follow to Stop it Now
- In Many States, High School Discipline is Outdated
- The Longer Gender Game for Girls
Jennifer Lackey, Philosophy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
- TEDx talk: The Prison Education Paradox
- The Measure of a Country is How It Treats Its Prisoners. The U.S. is Failing
- Natural Born Liars
- True Story: Echo Chambers Are Not the Problem
Emily Lattie, Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine
- Connect to Older Adults: Technology to Improve Wellbeing
- Where Did That Promising Scientist Disappear To?
- Campus Check-In: Mental Health Treatment Expands to Apps
- When Cancer Threatens a Woman's Fertility
- co-author with Mercedes Carnethon: When It's Cold Outside, Get Moving Indoors
- co-author with Cara Angelotta: Delaying Medical Treatment is a Higher Societal Cost
Angela Lee, Marketing, Kellogg School of Management
- More Elderly and Fewer Children - Who Will Make Final Decisions in the Future
- Global Warming is Still a Problem. Here's How to Think About It and Act
- Political Parties and Candidates are Like Brands
Kathryn Macapagal, Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine
- Anti-Abortion Lawmakers Need a Crash Course in Sex Ed
- Where Did That Promising Scientist Disappear To?
- Eliminating HIV in Black Communities
- How Tumblr's 'Adult Content' Ban Could Hurt LGBTQ Teens
- Why Aren't Gay Teens Taking a Daily PrEP Pill to Prevent HIV?
Kyle Mack, Pediatric Hematology, Feinberg School of Medicine
- Needed: More African-American Blood Donors
- Many African-Americans Don't Trust Hospitals and Won't Give Blood. One Chicago Doctor is Out to Change That.
- I'm Trying to Reverse African-Americans' Distrust of Medicine One Blood Donor at a Time
Evan Mwangi, English and Comparative Literary Studies, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
- Can Racism in U.S. Ever Cease to Exist?
- Separate and Unequal: Racial Segregation Persists in America
- Not Good Enough Yet: US Can Improve Minority Representation
Erin Paquette, Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine
- As We Celebrate Independence, Remember the Children
- The Health of Children at the Border
- Racism is Literally Bad for Our Health
- Kids Pay the Highest Price in Measles Outbreak
- Why Standing Up for Children is a Policy Priority
- Research Fail: Lack of Representation of Some Harms All
- The Scourge of Sepsis
- co-author with Nia Heard-Garris: Vaccines Have Recently Become Just as Political as Gun Violence
- Stop In The Name Of Medicine: No, This Is Our Lane
- Regardless of How Children Enter Our Country We Have a Moral Obligation to Protect Them
Sameena Rahman, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine
- Time's Up: Healthcare Needs a #MeToo Movement
- Menstrual Hygiene Products Are a Right, Not a Privilege
- Stuck in the Quality Chasm: How We Close Race Gaps in Maternal Health
- Women Still Face a Ceiling When They Become Mothers. Here’s What I Hope for From the New Congress
- It's a Curse: Menstrual Shaming Needs to End Everywhere
- Transplanted Uterus: Complications on Fertility Shaming are Born
- Addressing Cultural Bias in Medicine
Beth Redbird, Sociology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Janet Rocha, Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine
Saiying Steenbergen-Hu, Center for Talent Development, School of Education and Social Policy
Sera Young, Anthropology and Institute for Policy Research, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
- How Often do You Worry About Water?
- The Risks of Water Insecurity
- Eating Dirt: It's Actually Better Than You Think
- US Water Security Falls Short