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SJPH 2016-2017 Publication

The 2016-2017 Annual Stanford Journal of Public Health Publication is available at this link: SJPH Volume 6 2016-2017  

SJPH Volume 5-Winter 2015

The Stanford Journal of Public Health is delighted to unveil our Winter 2015 journal. You can download the PDF here or read the individual articles on the website.    

Global Aging: An Editorial Welcome

We welcome you to the Spring 2013 issue of the Stanford Journal of Public Health, a biannual undergraduate publication that seeks to connect the enthusiastic, widely distributed public health community at Stanford by encouraging scholarly discussion of today’s most pertinent public health issues. In this issue, our staff focused on the theme of Global Aging. [...]

SJPH 2016-2017 Publication

02 May 2017

The 2016-2017 Annual Stanford Journal of Public Health Publication is available at this link: SJPH Volume 6 2016-2017  

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Investigating Social Determinants of Health in the Rural Highlands of Guatemala

01 May 2015

Johannah Brady, Sanchay Gupta, Solveij Praxis, Noam Rosenthal, Lauren Wedekind, Emily Witt, Beatriz Magaloni, Ph.D., Paul Wise, M.D., M.P.H.   ABSTRACT From June 15-30, 2014, a group of Stanford field research students traveled to San Lucas Tolimán, Guatemala as with Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies affiliated professors and Bay Area pediatricians through the Institute’s Children [...]

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Restoring Sight to the Blind: Unite for Sight Addresses Deficiencies in Ghana Healthcare Policy through Locally Managed, Partner Eye Clinics

01 May 2015

Killingsworth Thirty patients wait patiently under a makeshift awning, awaiting cataract surgery in the small town of Elubo, Ghana. Outside of the clinic, a line of community members wraps around the building, as each patient awaits their visual acuity test.1 These patients are a few of the 200,000 per year who will receive eye care [...]

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Bay Area Human Rights Violations: Inadequate Policy to Combat Sex Trafficking in San Francisco

01 May 2015

Paige Fisher California is home to three of the FBI’s thirteen highest child sex trafficking regions in the United States: San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego.1 Ironically, San Francisco, a city known for its progressive thought and promotion of equality, is a top destination for sex trafficking. As such, stricter legislation needs to be [...]

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Shoot to Kill: Control and Controversy in the History of DDT Science

01 May 2015

Jake Sonnenberg DDT has humble origins for a chemical that would eventually reach much of the world. First discovered in 1873 by a German chemistry student named Othmar Zeidler, the compound did not receive serious attention until a 37-year-old chemist named Paul Herman Muller synthesized it again in 1936. Muller developed the chemical while trying [...]

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Detainment Factories: The processing, shipping and mishandling of detained immigrants

01 May 2015

Jean Paul Plaza The outbreak of violence and poverty in Central America has recently ignited an unprecedented migration of women and children to the U.S. Last year alone, the number of families immigrating increased dramatically by 500%1 and the number of detainments and deportations has risen proportionally in response. As part of U.S.’s effort to [...]

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Acknowledgements

The Stanford Journal of Public Health was made possible with the support of the Human Biology Bingham Fund for Innovation.