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Leslie Falk Papers, Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library

Description from the collection’s finding aid, “The papers consist of correspondence, writings, and subject files which document Leslie A. Falk’s career as area medical administrator for the United Mine Workers Health and Welfare Fund, teacher at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and Meharry Medical College, and medical activist. The papers highlight …

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Development of the Center for Health Services

[Contributed by Barbara Clinton, March 2022] The Center for Health Services (more recently the Center for Community Health Solutions) focused on uniting students and grassroots community leaders to facilitate community change from 1970-2013, sponsoring hundreds of public health and community service projects. All of the CHS-sponsored projects were designed to support grassroots people taking control …

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The Origin Story: In the words of Bill Dow

Several years before he died, Bill Dow agreed to participate in recorded conversations about his farming philosophies, with the idea that he would use the recordings to compose a book about sustainable agriculture. He died in 2012, before the project was completed. But his friend, Fred Broadwell, and his companion and partner, Daryl Walker, have …

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Comforting the Afflicted, Afflicting the Comfortable: The Origin Story of the Student Health Coalition

The origins of the Student Health Coalition can be traced to a conference in New York City convened by the Macy Foundation in October 1968. A few medical students from around the country had been invited to discuss how the radical student movement then challenging educational institutions’ priorities might have a transformative impact on medical …

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