Mother, May I…?

Ebola is something that one can no longer ignore. USAID notes: Today the world is facing the largest and most-protracted Ebola epidemic in history and President Obama has declared it a top national security priority. “Faced with this outbreak, the world is looking to us, the United States, and it’s a responsibility that we embrace. […]

Junctions; Choices, Hair and Public Health Adventures

My journey to Ethiopia begins in 18 days. I was stuck at a crossroad a few weeks ago when I happily accepted a year-long public health director position for a very small organization that operates in three countries in Eastern Africa because, a few days later, out of the blue, I received a request for […]