Well being stars of tomorrow – College of Well being

Well being stars of tomorrow – College of Well being

The Wholesome Populations Institute’s Wholesome Populations Journal is led by Dalhousie college students with a ardour for well being fairness. 

On the Wholesome Populations Journal (HPJ), graduate and doctoral college students collaborate with the Wholesome Populations Institute (HPI) to treatment the well being considerations of communities world wide.

Well being stars of tomorrow – College of Well being
Fall 2021 Wholesome Populations Journal. Cowl artwork: Cassandra Bruhm/Atlantic IMN

Since making its debut in 2021, HPI’s free, open entry HPJ has featured revolutionary analysis in native inhabitants well being and world well being fairness. In 2020, PhD in Well being Scholar Christie Stilwell co-founded and co-created the HPJ with different HPI-affiliated graduate college students. At present, Stilwell serves as HPJ’s co-editor-in-chief. 

Stilwell insisted that HPI’s assist of the journal has been “completely wonderful”. 

HPJ’s editorial workforce is made up of 16 graduate and doctoral college students from totally different well being analysis backgrounds. Due to the workforce’s breadth of connections, peer reviewing has a fast turnaround.

“Our various editorial workforce actually helps with the energy of the journal,” defined Julia Kontak, managing editor.  

HPJ is that includes two particular points over the subsequent 12 months: one on the social determinants of well being; one other on Indigenous well being and well being fairness. In partnership with the Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Community, the editorial workforce is providing numerous workshops for these hoping to publish work in HPJ’s particular points.  

“Partnerships are useful in a number of methods. I believe we will all open doorways for one another,” mentioned Stilwell. 

Along with poetry, tales, articles, analysis and ebook evaluations, Stilwell and Kontak are particularly eager to publish analysis commentaries, and paintings of varied mediums. College students, professors, scientists, coverage makers, neighborhood members the world over — all are inspired to submit their work. Submission portals for HPJ’s common points are open an ongoing foundation. Nevertheless, submission consideration for his or her particular Indigenous well being and well being fairness challenge ends August 31, 2022. Eligibility standards and importing directions might be discovered right here.