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So far Lynn Todman has created 26 blog entries.

By | 2017-11-24T20:14:44+00:00 November 24th, 2017|racial bias|

A growing literature in human social genomics has begun to analyze how everyday life circumstances influence human gene expression. Social-environmental conditions such as urbanity, low socioeconomic status, social isolation, social threat, and low or unstable social status have been found to associate with differential expression of hundreds of gene transcripts in leukocytes and diseased tissues [...]

Yale Grad: My Classmates Are Dying

By | 2017-11-19T03:19:25+00:00 October 28th, 2017|racial bias, social justice|

An interesting read that suggests that professional blacks die at higher rates younger due to the added stress of being black Yale Grad: My Classmates Are Dying http://www.theroot.com/yale-grad-my-classmates-are-dying-1790864379?utm_medium=sharefromsite&utm_source=The_Root_twitter via @TheRoot  

Research shows racism harms physical health

By | 2017-11-19T03:19:25+00:00 September 16th, 2017|creating healing communities, mental health awareness, racial bias, social justice|

  ....a host of research in recent years has shown that racism, like a disease, can harm the physical health of both its victims and its perpetrators. Racism Harms Children’s Health, Survey Finds Racism may not be a disease, exactly. But a growing body of research finds that it has lasting physical and mental effects on its victims [...]

Todman seeks connections between health, environment

By | 2017-11-19T03:19:25+00:00 July 25th, 2017|creating healing communities, mental health awareness|

As an urban planner and researcher, Lynn Todman has spent her career digging into why people get sick, and the type of environment they need to get well. As Lakeland Health’s executive director of population health, she continues to probe into the underlying factors that impact health, particularly for those who are often neglected. Where [...]

Driving mental health awareness and acceptance in SW Michigan

By | 2017-11-19T03:19:25+00:00 July 8th, 2017|mental health awareness, racial bias|

On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, the Women’s Health Council of Benton Harbor, Michigan, facilitated a panel discussion to open up a dialogue about the importance and value of destigmatizing mental illness. The Women’s Health Council of Benton Harbor (WHC) was formed in early 2016 to assist with the Implementation Strategy of Lakeland Health’s 2016-2019 Community [...]

Creating Healing Communities Webinar

By | 2017-11-19T03:19:25+00:00 July 8th, 2017|creating healing communities, health assessment, racial bias|

On June 28th the Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative  hosted a  webinar on "Creating Healing Communities." Lynn Todman, Ph.D., M.P.C. and Collaborative member Elena Quintana, Ph.D. discussed the link between the social determinants of health, wide spread trauma and emotional unrest, and inequality in Southwest Michigan.   The conversation underscored the need for basic education on [...]

Let’s keep our eye on the bill

By | 2017-11-19T03:19:25+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Guest Blogger Jill O’Mahony Stewart  weighs in: Recent events from the ridiculous to the terrifying have pushed the repeal and replacement of “Obamacare” off the front page. But this life-and-death issue will not go away. As other distracting developments play out, 13 senators on the Senate health care committee are quietly crafting their own bill [...]

How Prejudice Can Harm Your Health

By | 2017-11-19T03:19:25+00:00 June 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Research suggests that discrimination is internalized over a lifetime, and takes a toll on people’s well-being. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/08/upshot/how-prejudice-can-harm-your-health.html?mwrsm= Dr. James McCune Smith, physician and abolitionist. Credit The New York Public Library

How race was made (seeing white, part 2)

By | 2017-11-19T03:19:26+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|

by John Biewen When producer John Biewen was in high school in the late 1970s, he learned from his textbooks that people could be divided into three distinct races — mongoloid, caucasoid and negroid. Decades later he wondered when and how this now debunked theory of race took hold. In this episode, John looks at [...]

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