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An Overview from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This interactive resource from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides an overview of the research around Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).
It highlights the importance of prevention and trauma-informed approaches in order to create communities where children and youth can be free from harm and thrive.Read more
A Recording of Our Live Event
In this Facebook Live event, filmed on May 1, 2021, Phoenix Zones Initiative CEO Hope Ferdowsian, MD, MPH, and media expert Clark Curtis discussed
• how SARS CoV-2 evolved into the current pandemic;
• what systems and practices put us at risk for future pandemics;
• how a Just One Health approach provides meaningful solutions for preventing a future pandemic;
• what actions we can all take to help ensure we prevent future pandemics.
The Society of Asylum Medicine (SAM) provides resources for and promotes community and interaction among professionals who work with individuals seeking asylum.
Asylum medicine is a field of healthcare professionals who conduct medical and mental health forensic evaluations of asylum seekers.
SAM’s goal is to promote community, scholarship, and advocacy among those involved in asylum medicine.Read more
Conflict, violence, persecution, and environmental degradation have driven up internal and external displacement all around the world. More than 80 million people have been forcibly displaced worldwide.
In this short presentation by Phoenix Zones Initiative CEO Dr. Hope Ferdowsian, find out why people are forced to migrate from their homes, the many challenges they face, and ways that healthcare workers and other professionals can help refugees and asylum seekers.Read more
The Belmont Report established key ethical principles to which human research should adhere, including special protections for vulnerable populations. What if we were to apply the Belmont principles to animals?Read more
Impact Fashion Phoenix Zones Initiative Panel
At the fifth annual Impact Fashion Summit and Show, Phoenix Zones Initiative’s team reported on the human, animal, and environmental health costs of fashion. The team covered the impact of trade policy and what we can all do to lobby for change.Read more