Everyone should have health insurance? I say everyone should have health care. I’m not selling insurance.
The goal of real healthcare reform must be high-quality, universal coverage in a cost-effective way.
I am all for using business – public and private – to expand healthcare coverage.
H-STAT Blog & Current Events
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Recent Posts from our Blog
A number of rural hospitals in Georgia have closed in the last few years forcing many residents to travel long distances to get the health care they need. At the same time, federal money that most hospitals and clinics rely on is set to begin drying up in two years,...read more
ealthcare services in the United States have always been a hot topic of debate but as of recently is has been THE debate. In Georgia specifically, one of several states that chose not to expand coverage, the healthcare debate is ongoing....read more
More Posts from our Blog
The legislative session was a period of firsts for me. One first was being able to be a part of and also witness the myriad of activities that takes place within such a short time span. Various groups and various agendas are in play and everyone wants to take action...read more
I have had the wonderful opportunity to serve H-STAT as the Education co-chair for the past year (2015-2016). As a responsibility of this position, I had the pleasure of organizing and attending H-STAT’s 13th Annual Leadership Symposium (for the first time). If this...read more
Senate Bill 257: Prefiled January 7, 2016 Current Status: Prefiled January 7, 2016 Firearm safety and firearm possession are very popular issues in recent times. Currently Georgia State University had a rash of armed robberies near the school library and a recent...read more
The Legislative breakfast, an event hosted by Healthy Students Taking Action Together, Inc. (H-STAT), was a morning filled with insight and discussion. This marking only my second trip inside of the state Capitol, it was like a peak behind the curtain. I got to hear...read more
I am thoroughly pleased to serve as the Chair of the Cut Hypertension Program for the past two years. I joined the program because I believed in the mission, to help reduce uncontrolled hypertension in African American men through education and blood pressure...read more
Steppin’ for Health is making a difference in children’s health one step at a time.read more