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Camara Jones
Family physician, epidemiologist, anti-racism activist, Past President of the American Public Health Association
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MAPublicHealthAssoc Sep 15
Join MPHA & former US Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher as we honor luminary Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones with our lifetime achievement award. Get YOUR dose of inspiration on September 18th! To register, click here:
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Camara Jones Sep 14
The Colors of COVID-19: Confronting Health Disparities During a Global Pandemic via Consider contributing to this special issue of the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
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Camara Jones Sep 14
Join and for a free webinar on 9/16 that will provide updates on progress in testing and contact tracing strategies to support disease containment:
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Camara Jones Sep 14
Early and accurate identification of outbreaks is critical to disease containment. Join a free webinar on 9/16 to hear about best practices and emerging strategies for surveillance nationwide:
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Elizabeth Warren Sep 3
COVID-19 has made it impossible to ignore how centuries of structural racism have created deep disparities in health outcomes for Black and Brown communities. , and I are introducing a new bill to fight these disparities head-on.
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Elizabeth Warren Sep 3
Replying to @SenWarren
The Anti-Racism in Public Health Act will: ✅Create an anti-racism center at CDC to confront the health impacts of structural racism and declare racism as the public health crisis that it is ✅Develop a program at CDC to make confronting police brutality a public health issue
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Camara Jones Sep 2
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Dorothy Roberts Aug 26
In its concussion settlement, NFL uses a race-based scale to calculate scores on the neurocognitive exam that is more likely to deny Black players’ dementia claims. In other words, the algorithm assumes Black people’s brains naturally function more poorly.
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Monica McLemore PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN #OnSabbatical Aug 25
I’m glad someone besides me wrote this. “We’re paying attention to this topic.” Yet it has no Black or Latinx senior faculty, supports no research dedicated to studying racism specifically, has poor retention rates of Black and Latinx clinicians...” | NEJM
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Camara Jones Aug 25
I am very proud of this piece that I wrote for the Harvard Primary Care Blog! Please read it and share widely! Seeing the Water: Seven Values Targets for Anti-Racism Action
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Camara Jones Aug 16
⁦See this amazing post by ⁦⁦⁦⁩ “REPRESENTING MY FAMILY AND COMMUNITY THROUGH MY VOTE" on ⁦⁩. Our vote is a hugely important part of our voice!
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Camara Jones Aug 16
Join us today 08/16 at 5pm EDT for this month’s Racial Equity community conversation focused on Housing with a short original play by , brief talk by , and facilitated convo with you!
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Kamala Harris Aug 11
. can unify the American people because he's spent his life fighting for us. And as president, he'll build an America that lives up to our ideals. I'm honored to join him as our party's nominee for Vice President, and do what it takes to make him our Commander-in-Chief.
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Camara Jones Aug 11
Biden-Harris! I am excited and hopeful! And proud.
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Camara Jones Aug 3
Black lives depend on the U.S. dietary guidelines. Don’t water them down via . Read this very important and timely piece by Dr. Michelle Holmes. Then submit a public comment on the proposed Dietary Guidelines by 08/13 at .
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Camara Jones Jul 25
URGENT WARNING Our already fragile democracy is being eroded and dissolved into fascism by the President, the Attorney General, and the short-sighted, self-serving inaction of Senate Republicans.
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Camara Jones Jul 23
CDC Employees Call Out a ‘Toxic Culture of Racial Aggressions.’ This podcast amplifies the recent letter by CDC employees calling for 7 Acts of Change. Listen to the podcast. Then go to to sign on as an ally.
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Camara Jones Jul 18
I am glad that I took this picture with Rep. John Lewis as he autographed my copy of “March” at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. I grateful for his example of unflinchingly courageous leadership and deep humanity.
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Camara Jones Jul 18
Join us tomorrow 07/19 for Equitable Dinners, a virtual conversation on racial equity. This month’s focus is EDUCATION with play by Qiana Cutts, presentation by Gholdy Muhammad (“Cultivating Genius”), and small group convos with you! Register now:
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Camara Jones Jul 18
Mourning the passing of my Congressman and a leader for us all, Rep. John Lewis. The torch is being passed to young freedom fighters. We need to know our power, that action is power, and especially that collective action is power. And use ALL our tools, protest and politics.
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