Mary Brophy Marcus

Mary Brophy Marcus is the deputy managing editor of Think Global Health. She is a health journalist who specializes in medicine, health policy, and global health. She has been a health reporter and editor for CBS News, USA Today, and U.S. News & World Report.

Governance

North Korea's COVID-19 Crisis: An Impossible Outbreak in the "Impossible State"

Victor Cha, Korea chair at CSIS, on the health, political, and economic factors shaping North Korea's outbreak

Food

How the U.S. Baby Formula Shortage Affects Low-Income Families

Families living in poverty are making impossible trade-offs between food, rent, and essentials like formula and diapers

Governance

What to Know About "Stealth" Omicron 

Professor Ali H. Mokdad gives the rundown on the omicron subvariant BA.2

Environment

Indigenous Land Guardianship Around the World 

An interview with conservationist and Nia Tero founder Peter Seligmann 

Urbanization

Urban Design and the Shift from "Doing Less Harm" to "Doing Good"

Architects Richard Hassell and Wong Mun Summ on building design that gives back to the community, city, and environment

Migration

The Fallout for People Forced to Leave Ukraine

The short- and long-term health effects of the Russia-Ukraine war

Governance

How Hong Kong Is Coping with a Tremendous Omicron Wave

Gabriel Leung, the dean of the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine at the University of Hong Kong, on the COVID spike

Governance

Skiing, Skating, Swabbing for COVID-19—It's the Olympic Games in Beijing

An interview with Brian McCloskey, head of the Beijing 2022 Medical Expert Panel 

Environment

Amplifying Indigenous Knowledge

The podcast "Seedcast" launches its second storytelling season

Migration

The New Animated Film "Flee" Will Change How You Think About the Refugee Experience

The documentary tells the real-life story of a man who fled Afghanistan as a child

Governance

Omicron Right Now

Public health expert Ali H. Mokdad answers our omicron questions this week 

Environment

A Visit with the UCLA Art & Global Health Center  

A creative director and his team meld public health and art with communities around the globe