Monthly Archives: October 2017

Promoting Health Equity Through Social Media

by Jonathan Bell Students of Public Health: Voices & Profiles focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. STUDENT VOICES — Thankfully, “health equity” is becoming a more commonly used phrase in the health care field. People are beginning to see that not everyone is granted the same resources, living environment, and privileges as the

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The Population Bullet

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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New “Writing in Boxes for Scientific Journals” eLearning Module!

New “Writing in Boxes for Scientific Journals” eLearning Module! With grateful assistance from designer Adam Judge and the de Beaumont Foundation, the editors of JPHMP have developed a FREE online learning module, based on the CSTE Scientific Writing Toolkit, which enables authors to create an article from scratch by following user-friendly cues that walk them through the IMRAD process of

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A Conversation with Florida Surgeon General Dr. Celeste Philip

At JPHMP, our mission is to advance and disseminate impactful, practice-based evidence to inform initiatives and policies to improve population health. The public health researchers, academics, policy makers, and practitioners who contribute content to the journal support this mission and strive to improve public health for all communities through their research. We spoke with Dr. Celeste Philip, MD, MPH, Surgeon General and

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Writing the Results Section of Your Manuscript for the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice

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 for finding time to produce scholarship in the form of a manuscript or presentation. This post looks at writing the

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Infographic: State and Local Health Department Activities Related to Abortion

A new article published ahead-of-print in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice looks at abortion-related activities of state and local health departments. Author Nancy Berglas, DrPH, concludes that “[w]hile most state health departments engage in abortion-related activities, they appear to reflect what the law requires rather than the range of core public health activities.” Read “State and Local Department Activities Related to

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The Public Health National Center for Innovations: Strengthening Innovation in Public Health

by Travis Parker Lee Focus on Accreditation and Innovation addresses current issues related to the Public Health Accreditation Board’s national public health department accreditation program, and the Public Health National Center for Innovations. This series highlights the experiences and perspectives of accredited health departments and explores topics related to the Standards and Measures, research and evaluation findings, and the latest

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Nov 2017 Focus: Communicable Disease

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH The November/December issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, focusing on the public health aspects of communicable diseases, emphasizes new initiatives at the cutting edge of prevention, surveillance, and control. As JPHMP enters its 24th year of publication in 2018, the mission of this publication in bringing new advances to practice

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