Tag Archives: health disparities

Excess Mortality as a Canary in the Coal Mine for COVID Disparities

by JP Leider and Elizabeth Wrigley-Field Minnesota has been in the news in recent months, for all the wrong reasons. The murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer in the midst of a seemingly uncontrollable COVID-19 pandemic again shone a light on the tremendous disparities and inequities present in the state. The governor of Minnesota, Tim Walz, noted

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Think Globally, Act Locally: Interview with Cindy Perry

by Christiaan Abildso, PhD Dr. Perry on the Continental Divide Trail in the Wind River Range, Wyoming In the fifth episode of Views from the Front Porch, my guest is Dr. Cindy Perry, the Elizabeth N. Gray Distinguished Professor and an Associate Professor at the Oregon Health and Science University School of Nursing in Portland, Oregon. She loves backpacking, especially

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