Our members seek to build a cohesive, diverse and global community to drive policy, research and social change for a healthy and equitable future. Join us in targeting the social injustice levied by non-communicable diseases (NCDs) world-wide.

Community moderators

Phillip Baker
National Center for Epidemiology and Public Health - NCEPH; Regulatory Institutions Network
Kayla Hansen
University of Minnesota Medical Center
Jordan Jarvis
Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network - YP-CDN
Sandeep Kishore
Cornell University; Harvard Medical School; NCD Action Network; Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network - YP-CDN
Eric Obscherning
Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network - YP-CDN; YPCDN; YP-CDN
Rajesh Vedanthan
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Recent discussion topics

Job Opening: Aspen Institute Management Partner

By Marie Teichman on 03 Sep, 2015 0 Replies

Our colleagues at the Aspen Institute are currently looking to hire new management partners for the community health system efforts in Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, and Liberia. Here is a brief description of the opportunity. The full job description and…

Event Invitation: 'The Politics of Prevention' - MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST AT 6- 8PM

By Jordan Jarvis on 02 Sep, 2015 3 Replies

Dear YP-CDN members, We invite any of you who will be in New York City on September 21st to join us for a unique event on 'The Politics of Prevention', hosted by the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network, the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health,…

[Karen Siegel: % of energy intake from subsidized food commodities]

By Sandeep Kishore on 01 Sep, 2015 0 Replies

Dear all, Please see new work from the dissertation of Karen Siegel! She argues and develops a novel Subsidy Score representing the % of total energy intake from subsidized commodities. http://bit.ly/1IDSOfF The contribution of subsidized food commodities…

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Emily Mastella

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University of Maryland School of Nursing

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United States

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mass general hospital

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Ahmed Bialy

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