Update 3: Diving into Curriculum Design

With just over a month left to go, I am diving head first into drafting a sexual health curriculum of my own. For this stage, I plan on returning to focus on the state of New York, as New York has a decent amount of requirements for sexual health classes when compared to other states. […]

Update 2: Wealth = Health

Ask any public health expert what the largest predictor of health is and you are almost guaranteed to receive the answer “socioeconomic status” or some variation. The longer I spend investing issues of public health, the more I realize how true the equation I propose in this post’s title sadly is. More recently I’ve taken […]

Update 1: The Need for a Common Curriculum in High School Sexual Health Education

The past few weeks have been both a reminder of the difficulty of research, but also rewarding. I reached out to a total of twenty-four high school administrators at the beginning of this project asking if they would be willing to allow their school’s health teachers to be a part of my research, either through […]