The People of Washington, DC’s Anacostia are Building a Culture of Health

The People of Washington, DC's Anacostia are Building a Culture of Health

View ‘Anacostia’s Culture of Health 45942′ on Flickr.com The last time I was in Anacostia, Ward 8 of Washington, DC, was almost exactly 2 years ago (!) when I walked with Kait Roe (@Fuse_Kait) and Pierre Vigilance, MD (@PierreVigilance) (see: My #walkwithadoc and patient, exploring the determinants of health in Washington, DC Ward 8 | Ted … Continue reading The People of Washington, DC’s Anacostia are Building a Culture of Health

Making Cycling in D.C. Less Black and White, Community Building, New Bottles and Old Wine

Making Cycling in D.C. Less Black and White, Community Building, New Bottles and Old Wine

Advocates Try to Make Cycling in D.C. Less Black and White: DCist. A photo montage of our journey. Click to enlarge I was really delighted to see this article in DCist. It’s about Black Women Bike DC (@BWBDC), which has been around since 2011. I/we didn’t know about Black Women Bike DC when we did … Continue reading Making Cycling in D.C. Less Black and White, Community Building, New Bottles and Old Wine

Photo Friday: What a difference open data plus 5 miles makes in understanding people’s health choices: Capital Bikeshare

Photo Friday: What a difference open data plus 5 miles makes in understanding people's health choices: Capital Bikeshare

View SDOH Tour – Bikeshare 14352 on Flickr.com This is similar treatment to a Photo Friday a few weeks ago (See: Photo Friday: What a difference 5 miles makes in the health choices people can make | Ted Eytan, MD), except it’s about the use of our bicycle sharing program ( @bikeshare ) rather than … Continue reading Photo Friday: What a difference open data plus 5 miles makes in understanding people’s health choices: Capital Bikeshare

Walk With a Doc – Washington, DC , August 10, 2012

Walk With a Doc - Washington, DC , August 10, 2012

The second Walk with a Doc community walk will be on August 10, 2012, leaving from the front of the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health (@kptotalhealth) in Washington, DC Feel free to invite yourself by choosing from one of two social networks: Walk With a Doc – Washington, DC – Facebook invitation for August 10, … Continue reading Walk With a Doc – Washington, DC , August 10, 2012

My #walkwithadoc and patient, exploring the determinants of health in Washington, DC Ward 8

My #walkwithadoc and patient, exploring the determinants of health in Washington, DC Ward 8

So much beer. View on Flickr.com What struck me most on reviewing my photographs (see below) was the amazing amount of beer in one store. I took them on a walking tour of Ward 8, known as Anacostia, with another physician Pierre Vigilance, MD, MPH ( @PierreVigilance ) and a patient champion, Kait Roe ( @kaitbrContinue reading My #walkwithadoc and patient, exploring the determinants of health in Washington, DC Ward 8

Photo Friday: What a difference 5 miles makes in the health choices people can make

Photo Friday: What a difference 5 miles makes in the health choices people can make

View What a difference 5 miles makes in the social determinants of health on Flickr.com I’ve already tweeted this and posted to Facebook; however the blog is the official record of the journey :).  I took both photographs yesterday while on a “Social Determinants of Health Tour” (walk) through Ward 8 of Washington, DC, with … Continue reading Photo Friday: What a difference 5 miles makes in the health choices people can make