Roosevelt Institute | Cornell University

Why our Mothers are Dying and What Should be Done

By Catherine Gorey Published February 11, 2019

Maternal mortality rates in America are comparable to those of developing countries. Tied into this issue are deeply rooted inequalities in the distribution of doctors and resources for women’s natal care.


Strengthening the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Through Humans Services

By Catherine Gorey Published November 15, 2018

While historical strides have been made by previous administrations to increase policy, programs, and advocacy for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, the social determinant framework of prevention is a valuable outlet for future research and funding directives.


Stopping the Cycle of Opioid Addiction - The Important Role of Drug Drop Off Boxes and Prevention

By Catherine Gorey Published June 18, 2018

Opioid addiction has been named an epidemic in America. Drug drop off programs adopted by retail pharmacy chains may be the key to increasing community awareness of the role we all play in enforcing safe medical practices.