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Anthropologist, Hobby Farm-her, Pursu-her of peace. She/her. #DrDowns #MoreWomenInLeadership #ReadHarder

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Joined Twitter 10/13/11


@coffeeshopjihad People never cease to amaze me. Kinks and all.Yes!!! Best thing on the internet for all of 2020!!!!! https://t.co/3kcCP6AisZI am looking for some good postdocs interested in conducting suicide- and PTSD-focused research at @OhioStateMedhttps://t.co/AOMYFrnzrs
Retweeted by Kiersten Downs, PhD @Falconess82 https://t.co/5dVVfRnPBoThis is a really good piece with well thought out recommendations for policy changes @DeptofDefense and each branch… https://t.co/uko6b9bDD4
9/14
2020
This video just made my weekend. https://t.co/XbiCP3ffrm
9/13
2020
This is an oped I wrote weeks ago that didn’t get picked up ⬇️ It’s interesting how despite all the media and “inv… https://t.co/dbdjMmmgcB
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9/12
2020
As I’m packing up my home, preparing to evacuate, I’m thinking about how the eyes of the national media were on Ore… https://t.co/AGzFivOJoc
Retweeted by Kiersten Downs, PhD.@MinorityVets works to create belonging & advance equity & justice for the growing minority veteran community. MV… https://t.co/QTt0IhBk0q
Retweeted by Kiersten Downs, PhDJob opportunity with an incredible org!! #jobopening #job #veterans #womenveterans #minorityveterans #studentvets https://t.co/Ln3kOXE7K5
9/11
2020
Confronting Digital Misogyny: Why the Military’s #MeToo Moment Must Tackle Cyberharassment: https://t.co/mfzW9a4la9https://t.co/yz7RH2BXiC
Retweeted by Kiersten Downs, PhDI concur! #cancelstudentloandebt https://t.co/H0MECHL02j
9/10
2020
@KrisGoldsmith85 So true. Le sigh.During suicide prevention month I always encourage folks to de-stigmatize asking for help. I did and it saved my l… https://t.co/rG3tfvTeWC
Retweeted by Kiersten Downs, PhDBREAKING- @DonaldJTrumpJr steals veteran video to distract from #TrumpHatesOurVeterans and THE VET CLAPS BACK. “I… https://t.co/9g4XVneaMB
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9/8
2020
...and then there is this guy! He is my funny guy...Sultan. "Sully" is 3 and I started him under saddle last year.… https://t.co/Owuv31JsSO#Trust. It is the foundation of every fruitful relationship. This is Sonny. He is 2 & a half. I believe in taking i… https://t.co/4FCZRdWQEH🚨warning, the govt will take out the payroll taxes being *deferred* now starting in January. Set that money aside -… https://t.co/xxIPwCQnnK
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9/7
2020
@Tooterbelle @tomwmartineau Thanks friend. You are pretty damn amazing too! @Biking_USA and I rode together today for the first time... it was pretty awesome. To think a year ago I was on my… https://t.co/yM3P6cclQ0
Retweeted by Kiersten Downs, PhD @Ami_Marisol @tomwmartineau Thanks friend ❤ @flcope600 Thanks @flcope600! I admire you too ❤2) For context- @tomwmartineau is paralyzed chest down. Most adaptive riding programs won't work with ppl with litt… https://t.co/cyC60kyeVE1 of 2) Hey look at us! My husband & I rode our horses together for the first time this morning. This has been a lo… https://t.co/qkATMfBWCNThis is amazing! #Thread https://t.co/twzs3B3aX7
9/6
2020
@NepswirlDaBeard My uncles.BLUF: killing @starsandstripes will reduce DoD/VA accountability, leave untold local military/veteran stories both… https://t.co/TRvh8FVDiP
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9/5
2020
He ushered me into anthropology. RIP David. David Graeber, anthropologist and author of Bullshit Jobs, dies aged 59 https://t.co/uV5e49LzWFThis is my county. And it makes me ill. #PoliceState https://t.co/0xKLk5ccPUNew podcast! We're bringing you a podcast chronicling our shared history of racism in America in partnership w/… https://t.co/ervKhI9obt
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9/3
2020
How betrayed were you when you found out credit scores are only for Americans?
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9/2
2020
2M people follow this psychologist on TikTok. The platform isn’t all about dumb jokes, lip-syncing, etc. Dr. Julie… https://t.co/QiIxNDj7ZO
Retweeted by Kiersten Downs, PhDOfficers see females twerking in uniform: Disgusting! Blood is boiling! Pathetic! Officers see anti-Semite LT: I w… https://t.co/HHSu7ljk6W
Retweeted by Kiersten Downs, PhDIf you are having a tough time in any way I also recommend my friends at @Vets4Warriors who are available 24/7 at 1… https://t.co/w7dDNz7PHH
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9/1
2020
The House is poised to take a historic vote to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act. But the legisl… https://t.co/m6WjfQwThX
Retweeted by Kiersten Downs, PhDThe Rock Gods of old! If legend be true. Bonzo, Baker, Peart, Moon, I call on you! These beats give me power, my sc… https://t.co/RKQvIxJwvw
Retweeted by Kiersten Downs, PhD @I_AMDowns @MaureenElias2 I know. It really blows my mind.https://t.co/FJQwGt4LeI
8/31
2020
Yassss girl yassssss!!!!!!! This is awesome!!! https://t.co/vNSDnaj6DMI Just Found Out I Had COVID-19 and We Don't Know Much About This Virus: Many who have had the virus have suffered… https://t.co/N2YzVGTIaf
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8/29
2020
Fascist logic: Destroying property to stop murder is wrong. Murdering to protect property is right.
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8/27
2020
Rising leaders! @CNASdc Shawn Brimley NextGen NatSec Leaders Fellowship applications are open now. Established le… https://t.co/JVO6XPdtYk
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8/25
2020
“It only took one bad platoon chief to influence the entire platoon,” tht the no-drinking rule did not apply to the… https://t.co/9wYcLtnmSJI am Caitlin Gooch. Founder of Saddle Up and Read nonprofit. We have a mini library of almost every published book… https://t.co/G4G8NTav33
Retweeted by Kiersten Downs, PhDMom sent me a mask that says "ewwwww people!" It's so me! @MaureenElias2 @Tammy_Barlet @ASAP_Vets Maureen is it recorded?Just in case you were feeling hopeful tonight, I want to remind you that millions of Americans have been completely… https://t.co/Ep4u360UNY
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8/21
2020
@red_state_tx @1MaidenUSA @DeptVetAffairs I am so so sorry. This is horrible and I can't imagine the pain your fami… https://t.co/gHX7Uqi6du @AlisonCoganOT @DeptVetAffairs This is a win for accountability. I love a lot about VA and it is a critical institu… https://t.co/Tl4irnpzIL @VETSCOUNSELVETS @DeptVetAffairs Please. You are acting like this is an isolated event. The issues are sysyemic. Ho… https://t.co/uaQ8Dc8Re7
8/20
2020
@sailorjenny Same to you my friend. Cheers to a brighter tomorrow and to sleep. I woukd like some really solid sleep soon. ❤7) Follow-up! Just received call from Chief of GI. Had a positive conversation about concerns & shared our experien… https://t.co/FFaLgcMZTf @bdavid52 @Nandi_Bushell Hi stranger!My article is up today in @thewarhorsenews. https://t.co/bNjJnicLHc https://t.co/Qy8TA6W9KO
Retweeted by Kiersten Downs, PhD @lawpayne1 @DeptVetAffairs I feel you friend. Stay strong 😞❤I have a feeling Dave Grohl is totally going to jam with you! @Nandi_Bushell you are a bright light in this world.… https://t.co/A18Cf06Cu9
8/19
2020
@NebulaOcton Ummm no. Don't twist our stories. Institutional stress and challenges with access have gotten worse wi… https://t.co/lEQvAOTJpd @Ami_Marisol @PVA1946 @tomwmartineau @StayInStepOrg We love @StayInStepOrg & Romy and Gaby ❤️ @MMBrown14 @PVA1946 He stayed at VA but it was a fight to get additional testing that revealed actual problem/s. Le… https://t.co/3zzsWG0b8C @KateHoit @PVA1946 Thanks @KateHoit. Sadly, this has been the norm for us. @Ami_Marisol @PVA1946 Common for folx with complex injury & illness unfortunately. Many docs are so overwhelmed & i… https://t.co/3KEIK5wmKd @RWBhoya @DeptVetAffairs Thanks @RWBhoya. There is more to the story too that is just as appalling. I need to take… https://t.co/NXxSxntbTg @Ami_Marisol @PVA1946 It is really scary to me. It is a symptom of larger issues. Failed leadership at institutiona… https://t.co/p4msEfcND4 @CvilleCyber @DeptVetAffairs I recognize this is symptomatic of much larger issues stressing med systems as a whol… https://t.co/8H6l3ZEWI0Thread. @DeptVetAffairs take note. This is NOT how people should be treated and this experience is not just related… https://t.co/zuMop7b4EnPoint of this tweet: you know your body better than anyone else. Dont take no for an answer and always push for co… https://t.co/xipr94mBJM
Retweeted by Kiersten Downs, PhD @ProfDaveAndress Thank you ❤️ @dr_seminnis @DeptVetAffairs Thanks Sarah. So frustrating. @ProfDaveAndress This is true...and I fully acknowledge that this dismissiveness is a symptom of much larger instit… https://t.co/ZbNTegku78 @veteranesquire Thank you for reading. We are so tired of having to fight so hard. And I have this overwhelming fee… https://t.co/HGfOOkcrb2 @BlushingEagle @PVA1946 Thank you. This happens so often with SCI patients. They are treated like "lost causes" and… https://t.co/I4KXYzFGut6) ....And this is horrifying to me. @PVA1946 your work is more necessary than ever. Thank you for what you do.… https://t.co/umBtFm4J1n5) As a caregiver I can't be there to advocate in this environment and am just grateful my partner can still advoca… https://t.co/tlSPA0xPrH4) And I get that we are all stressed with COVID. But to dismiss a patients healthcare concerns, not even read his… https://t.co/AF7spQ8wfJ3) He pushes for further testing and today scopes reveal extensive inflammation in his stomach and intestine as wel… https://t.co/6CXpgwbDGA2) Husband replies, "if you even glanced at my chart you would know I have a spinal cord injury and can't feel pain… https://t.co/6N4Ptpnfqn1) Husband is in hospital getting a series of tests, admitted bc of pretty bad delays in accessing care… https://t.co/bNPrmDEupB
8/18
2020
Melania should vote for Biden/Harris. Then divorce his crazy ass. And then write/dictate a book from maralago of wh… https://t.co/kuG7Kzq74S
8/14
2020
@Tooterbelle Save yourself! @Tooterbelle 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 and this is why I love youAnd today on this episode of where did Kiersten put her glasses and her cell phone.....le sigh. Why!!!!During the recent @CNASdc virtual discussion on military sexual assault as a national security issue,… https://t.co/80nVVjTT2M
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8/13
2020
Challenges to Improving Racial Representation in the Military: https://t.co/lFitJVFmDN Check out the latest piece i… https://t.co/4Wx9PFjm1V
Retweeted by Kiersten Downs, PhDMVA's COVID-19 Relief Fund accepts applications on a rolling basis. ▪️Minority veterans are encouraged to apply at… https://t.co/2X8ZNYT7kp
Retweeted by Kiersten Downs, PhD @megkabat Gross. @Ami_Marisol Ewwww. Jack is a creep. Good riddens. @lclobrano @Twitter @tomwmartineau Omg please please please come visit the farm and all our babies!!!! @lclobrano @Twitter @tomwmartineau You know me. I love a good challenge. Plus, when people tell Thomas and I that w… https://t.co/nxUx9SsTkz @lclobrano @Twitter @tomwmartineau We are excited! Most therapeutic riding programs don't work with people who have… https://t.co/nzQjxRLgsh
8/12
2020
@Pooterbugsmom @travisakers Riiiiight. White women are largely to blame why this fool got elected in the first plac… https://t.co/q9F5b7HjhtThis is one reason I love my new company @ForsMarshGroup and @BCorporation! #PeopleMatter #PeopleFirst https://t.co/6t2FyoLlB7 @lclobrano @Twitter @tomwmartineau "should see..." Oy @lclobrano @Twitter @tomwmartineau I think the pepper part has to do with his sire's name. We call him Bugs 🥰🥰🥰 you… https://t.co/NinU2TU6uRhttps://t.co/Acp6XrLwsyHey @Twitter my partner @tomwmartineau brought his new horse home to the Ranchette tonight!! Meet #BugsPepper ❤️🥰❤️… https://t.co/JCf2MOWZfV
8/11
2020
@angelfanderson We made this mistake! When we bought our house we didn't even think about it bc we are not THAT rur… https://t.co/a1yVdzI8NSSatellite internet is the worst. I've said it a million times. But the disparities the US of A is experiencing in i… https://t.co/SK3BwhSq6g @Tooterbelle I did this too and my brain is functioning so much better bc of it.
8/10
2020
Really good analysis on the complexity of immunity and what we know and don't know about covid immune response. https://t.co/X1lRje53HEEd Cohen on why immunity needs to be understood as a form of cultivating collective vitality rather than individual… https://t.co/WqzLp5zVYw
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8/8
2020

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