Tallahassee Public Health Professor Participates in Saturday’s March for Science

On Saturday, thousands of scientists and supporters of science marched in cities across the US and countries around the world to protest a new presidential administration viewed as hostile to issues affecting healthcare, the environment, and other science-related programs and initiatives. Marches took place in major US cities, including Washington, DC, Chicago, New York, and Philadelphia, and also in smaller places such as

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CDC Video: Emerging Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea

Emerging Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea: What’s New and What Now? – Medscape – Mar 06, 2017 Dr. Gail Bolan, director for the Division of STD Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines the latest developments in efforts to fight drug-resistant gonorrhea. As part of its CDC Expert Commentary series on Medscape, Bolan offers advice for responding to the issue while safeguarding patients. Watch the video and read the full

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The Third World in Your Own Backyard

by Jason S. Brinkley, PhD, MA, MS On the Brink addresses topics related to data, analytics, and visualizations on personal health and public health research. This column explores current practices in the health arena and how both the data and mathematical sciences have an impact. (The opinions and views represented here are the author’s own and do not reflect any group

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Using Data to Impact Community Health and Drive Action: A Strategy Brief from the Practical Playbook

. The use of data is central to population health improvement. The 2017 Practical Playbook National Meeting, Improving Population Health: Collaborative Strategies That Work, will feature insights, tools, methods, and examples related to identifying what data to gather, how to locate and collect it, and how to share it with other relevant stakeholders to generate interest and support. Using Data

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Who Is a Scientist, Anyway?

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS, FACSM The Scholarship of Public Health addresses topics relevant to scientific publishing, dissemination of evidence and best practices, and the education of current and future professionals. This column presents some considerations and best practices when producing an abstract for your manuscript or presentation. Ostensibly, this question should be easy to answer. One answer might

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Register for the 2017 Practical Playbook National Meeting by Tuesday, April 18th, to receive Early Bird Rates

The game’s the same: Improved population health. But the rules and playing field are shifting. Be ready.   The 2017 Practical Playbook National Meeting will bring together diverse stakeholders in population health to share strategies for impactful cross-sector collaborations.  Learn proven best practices and winning action plans addressing the social determinants of health you can put to use to drive

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Featured Collection on Accreditation

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH The Journal of Public Health Management & Practice is the leading publication for articles on the accreditation of public health agencies with three entire issues devoted to this theme in July/August 1998, July/August 2007, and January/February 2014, as well as other articles on this subject in other issues of the Journal. An important collection of 100+ articles

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