HEI in the News
HEI's observance of National Racial Healing Day through an informal dialogue with people from various disciplines and nationalities was featured on Radio Bilingüe (January 17, 2017)
HEI's Founding President, Renata Schiavo, was interviewed for the March 2015 issue of the APHA PHEHP Health Communication Working Group Newsletter, as part of her role as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Communication in Healthcare: Strategies, Media, and Engagement in Global Health
Dr. Gustavo Cruz, HEI's Senior Advisor and Chair, Advisory Council, is appointed to the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC). News reports by the GAO U.S. Government Accountability Office and America's Essential Hospitals (January 2015)
HEI's Founding President, Dr. Renata Schiavo, was interviewed on Ebola by Bloomberg News. More information on the interview also on HEI's Linkedin Group (October 2014)
HEI Founding President, Dr. Renata Schiavo, discusses how public health messaging may affect behaviors with The Nation's Health (August 2014)
Dr. Schiavo's webinar on Health Equity and Health Communication: Strategies to Reach the Underserved (organized by the APHA PHEHP Health Communication Working Group) was featured by DPHE (Directors of Health Promotion and Education) (July 2014)
WNBA Player Essence Carson discusses sports, music and her role as ambassador for "Health Equity Initiative" with Rolling Out (November 8, 2013)
HEI's Founding President, Dr. Renata Schiavo, was interviewed by the SISGI Group Foundation for their Beyond Good Ideas (BGI) Web-based series. Watch the video here. (August 27, 2013)
Dr. Renata Schiavo, HEI’s President and CEO’s talk at The College of New Jersey is featured on NotEnoughGood.com (April 1, 2013) and The Signal (April 2, 2013)
Essence Carson talks about her role as HEI’s celebrity ambassador on Fit Bottomed Girls, a fitness website. (November 26, 2012)
Essence Carson represents Health Equity Initiative and mentions Sports for Health Equity on an On the Record discussion on Our World with Black Enterprise. (November 15, 2012)
Essence Carson talks about Health Equity Initiative’s Sports for Health Equity campaign on WNBC’s Positively Black. (October 28, 2012)
HEI’s Celebrity Amabassador, Essence Carson, is included in the top 30 under 30 list on HelloBeautiful.com and mentions HEI. (October 24, 2012)
Essence Carson mentions Health Equity Initiative in her interview on Greatist.com. (October 10, 2012)
HEI’s national program, Sports for Health Equity, is featured on Healthy Equity Matters, a blog published by the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) (September 12, 2012).
HEI’s Sports for Health Equity is featured on Look to the Stars! (August 31, 2012)
Essence Carson as HEI’s new Celebrity Ambassador has been featured on Black Celebrity Giving (April 6, 2012), Look to the Stars (August 31, 2012), and IMDb (March 30, 2012!
HEI upcoming workshop on Evaluating Outcomes of New Media-Based Public Health Programs Feb. 9 was featured on NTEN’s blog (February 3, 2012).