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
Rajesh Vedanthan
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Recent community activity

REMINDER: Stay tuned for some exciting changes...

by Eric Obscherning

Dear YP-CDN community members, This is a reminder that on June 27, 2016, this YP-CDN community on GHDonline will be archived. All of you current members will be automatically migrated to the Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) community, where a representative of YP-CDN will serve as a Moderator. Together, we will continue ... read more

Updated: 21 Jun, 2016
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Upcoming course: learn to design your own scalable digital course for public health (4-29 July 2016)

by Reda Sadki

Hello, this is my first post on the network. I wasn't sure where to post exactly so I hope it is appropriate here – and would welcome your assistance in sharing the announcement with interested parties. – Reda Sadki reda@learning.foundation ***Call for applications: open access course to develop your own ... read more

Updated: 15 Jun, 2016
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Thank you & stay tuned for some exciting changes...

by Eric Obscherning

Dear YP-CDN community members, First, thank you for being a member of the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network (YP-CDN) on GHDonline. We are so inspired by all the things YP-CDN and GHDonline have accomplished together over the past few years in nearly 1,000 discussions led by more than 4,000 people ... read more

Updated: 15 Jun, 2016
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YP-CDN response to AstraZeneca CEO comment: 'There's no point giving free cancer drugs to Africa'

by Jordan Jarvis

---Statement by the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network in Response to Astrazeneca CEO’s comments on free cancer drugs for Africa--- Thursday, June 9, the BBC reported that the CEO of pharma giant AstraZeneca, Pascal Soriot, announced that, when it comes to cancer in “Africa, we could give our products away ... read more

Updated: 10 Jun, 2016
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New community members

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Terry Sorensen

Affiliated Organizations

Nova Southeastern University

Work Locations

United States

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Daniela Valdes

Affiliated Organizations

NHS Central London Clinical Commisioning Group

Work Locations

United Kingdom

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Koren Jones

Affiliated Organizations

New York University - NYU

Work Locations

Afghanistan; United States