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Bulletin #16 – April 17, 2009
In this issue: new lesson plan link to us health equity news awards

New Lesson Plan: Debating Policy to Improve Population Health

This new lesson plan pulls from the Collateral Damage episode and uses the Marshall Islands as a case study to debate policy approaches to improving population health. In the process, students explore the influence of power and lobbying on policy decisionmaking.

More lesson plans:
•   Disease and Social Policy in the American South: A Case Study of the Pellagra Epidemic
•   Place Matters: Exploring Our Neighborhoods

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Recent Awards for Unnatural Causes

The producers of UNNATURAL CAUSES are honored to receive the 2009 Media Award from the Illinois Public Health Association and the Henry Hampton Award from the Council on Foundations.

We are also pleased to learn that we are among the finalists for the National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation’s Health Care Television and Radio Journalism Award.

Thank you for the recognition, and congratulations to all involved!

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