GIH has partnered with Rural Matters–a biweekly podcast about rural education, business, and health–to produce a series on rural health and philanthropy entitled, Viewing Rural Health, Education, and Business Through an Equity Lens.
In this podcast, Abigail Echo-Hawk discusses some of the innovations being developed in tribal communities, how disruptions to indigenous food systems influence individual health, and the opportunities for philanthropy to partner with tribal communities.
Professor Katie M. Keith, a faculty member and researcher at Georgetown University and Health Affairs contributing editor, discusses the current role and impact of health policy litigation. Listen to the podcast of her speech delivered at the seventh annual Lauren LeRoy Health Policy Lecture at the 2019 GIH Fall Forum.
Dr. Jerome Adams, 20th Surgeon General of the United States, calls for a cultural shift in the way Americans think about, talk about, and respond to the opioid crisis, and shares his insights on how health funders can help prevent and treat opioid misuse, and promote recovery.
Shena Ashley, Vice President of the Urban Institute’s Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy, discusses the practice of equitable grantmaking, the outcomes of place-based impact investing, and the innovative use of data to inform and assess foundation strategy, among other topics.
Reverend Starsky D. Wilson, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Deaconess Foundation, discusses youth violence prevention at the GIH Fall Forum. Listen to the podcast of his speech delivered at the sixth annual Lauren LeRoy Health Policy Lecture at the 2018 GIH Fall Forum.
Dr. Laura Mosqueda, Dean of the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, discusses trends in the areas of disability and aging, homelessness, and family violence and philanthropy’s role in supporting and advocating cross-sector collaborations, training, and research.