Video Abstract: Authors Discuss Federal Funding of Public Health Law Evaluation in New Study in The Journal of Public Health Management & Practice

The Journal of Public Health Management & Practice sat down with Jennifer Ibrahim, PhD, the lead author of “Supporting a Culture of Evidence-Based Policy: Federal Funding for Public Health Law Evaluation Research, 1985-2014.” In their new study, Dr. Ibrahim, along with colleagues at Temple University Scott Burris, JD, and Heidi Grunwald, PhD, and Aaron Sorensen, MS at UberResearch, assessed trends

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Skills for Public Health Graduates

by Jay E. Maddock, PhD, FAAHB The Dean’s Perspective focuses on issues pertinent to the relationship between academic public health and the practice community. As May comes around every year, our thoughts in academia turn to graduation.  Another class of our students has finished its degrees and is heading out into the world. Many of them are looking for jobs. Like most

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CDC Video: A Clinician’s Role in Protecting the Health of Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex with Men

The May/June issue of the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice puts the spotlight on sexually transmitted diseases with a research brief report on delivering partner services to reduce transmission of chlamydial infection, gonorrhea, HIV, and syphilis and five research articles covering partner notification methods to improve retention in HIV care;  the role of patient navigators in assisting HIV-positive homeless populations ;

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Arnold School of Public Health Doctoral Student Shelby Butz Researches Her Way Around the World

by Erin Bluvas Students of Public Health focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. This series is guest edited by Johanzynn Gatewood, an MPH candidate in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Florida-Gainesville [Full bio]. STUDENT PROFILES — Shelby Butz had her career goals narrowed down to two paths when she

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Effective Strategies to Build Momentum and Realign Population Health Programs in a Changing Healthcare Landscape: A Strategy Brief from the Practical Playbook

The United States’ health landscape is rapidly changing. Although it is difficult, it is time to start reimagining the future. The 2017 Practical Playbook National Meeting, Improving Population Health: Collaborative Strategies That Work will share specific, workable steps for addressing the social determinants of health and proven best practices for working across sectors effectively — no matter what direction emerging

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North Carolina Pediatrician Julie Linton Advocating on Behalf of Immigrant Children

Public Health Advocacy and Policy Watch profiles academics, practitioners, and other public health leaders calling for legislative reform to address the changing needs of public health. Julie M. Linton, MD, FAAP, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Wake Forest School of Medicine and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Immigrant Health Special Interest Group, is joining her colleagues at AAP to call on legislators in

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