This month’s AMPLIFY is about the Lavender Menace action during the second wave of the feminism movement in the 1970s. The Lesbian members felt, or rather they were excluded from many of the feminist movement activities. They started the Lavender Menace action and fought for their voices to be heard. They made sure they were heard as well not only their issues but the issues of the WOC and lower SES women issues.
This month’s AMPLIFY features Dr. Sigird Phyllis Stearner, a scientist who revolutionized not just the field of radiation biology, but science’s relationship with disability inclusivity.
This month’s AMPLIFY features six Black women in 1881 that suffered from injustice, wage theft and opression, who came together to fight against it all. They formed The Women of the Atlanta Washerwomen Coalition and conducted a two week-strike that transformed American employer/consumer behavior.
Joycelyn Ghansah is a former Healthcare Organizer with a background public health, include reproductive and sexual health. When she's not freelance writing, she's transcribing interviews and researching ways to strengthen healthcare labor laws.
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INTERVIEW | PART 2 Transitioning from Public Health Nursing to Epidemiology With Melanie Rogers, MPH, RN
*Transitioning from Public Health Nursing to Epidemiology during COVID*
What impact did COVID have on your day-to-day role, and how has it evolved?
I wouldn’t say there was a big difference between what I did before COVID-19. I’ve always been a part of a team that focuses on communicable disease control activities. I am part of the local public health department’s clinical services nursing team. My role is to investigate and interview cases of reportable diseases, i.e. enteric illnesses and v...
INTERVIEW | PART 1 Transitioning from Public Health Nursing to Epidemiology With Melanie Rogers, MPH, RN
This week, we interviewed Melanie Rogers(she/her), a public health nurse from the Denver metro area of Colorado, about her work in public health and her transition from public health nursing to epidemiology. Melanie Rogers has worked in the field of public health for almost ten years. As a generalist public health nurse, she’s worked in various roles, including sexual health, HIV prevention, contraceptive care, harm reduction services for people who inject drugs. Her work and roles focus most...
How do you bring up racism in the workplace when race is one of the most taboo topics?
There’s no simple way to say this, but racism is everywhere. It’s in every state, city, and industry in the US. It’s one of those topics that many would like to avoid. It becomes unavoidable as news of violence, discrimination, police brutality and protests continue to fill the streets.
How do you get a happy ending when everything seems stacked against you? How do you make a relationship work in the face of adversity when all you want to do is love and be loved? 90 Days the series explores that and more. This series tells the love story of Greg and Axel. These two individuals want to be together, but having different beliefs, religions, personalities, and an unexpected HIV diagnosis might make it difficult for them to get their happy ending. I’m interested to see how 90 day...
A nurse-midwife, like other nursing specialties, is dedicated to assisting and giving patient quality care. Nurse-midwives have been around for centuries, specializing in reproductive health and prevention. Nurse-midwives examine, monitor, assess patients while providing emotional support for both patients and guardians. If this is your first time hearing about nurse wives or what they do, you’re not alone.
In an industry like healthcare, extroverts thrive at jobs where they can connect, develop, and change the lives of others. For one, many healthcare jobs are high stress, fast-paced, and require individuals to be comfortable connecting and communicating with others. Extroverts are people who thrive in social settings, are comfortable assisting, training, designing, and communicating with multiple people every day. Check out these 5 Healthcare jobs for extroverts.
Are you one of the many nurses looking for side jobs during your off-hours?
Maybe you’re just looking for a side job to expand on your skills and make money. Don’t worry, we understand, and we have you covered. Check out these 6 best side jobs for nurses
Are you interested in an HR Medical Manager position but not sure what skills you need?
The human resource department is one of the most important assets to a company, organization, and in this case, healthcare. Human resource departments recruit, train, and support employees and departmental heads. In healthcare, HR Medical Managers guide their team and assist facilities in recruiting doctors and nurses to deliver effective care.
This month’s AMPLIFY features scholar and social justice and reproductive justice advocate/activist Dorothy Roberts. Dorothy Roberts is a Critical Race Sociologist, and the 14th Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor with joint appointments in the Departments of Africana Studies and Sociology and Law School at the University of Pennsylvania. Her studies and work focus on the intersection of race, gender, and socioeconomic status through a policy lens.
INTERVIEW | PART 2 Addressing Structural Racism in Healthcare with Dietitian Esosa Osagiede, MPH, RDN
Addressing Structural Racism in the Dietetic and Nutritionist Profession
part 2 of Tackling Structural Racism in Healthcare