JPHMP Editors Unveil New Public Health Case Studies Book at APHA in Atlanta

Journal of Public Health Management & Practice founder and editor-in-chief Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH, along with co-editors Carole Novick, BA, and Cynthia Morrow, MD, MPH, signed copies of a new compilation of public health case studies released at the American Public Health Association annual conference in Atlanta on November 5, 2017. The new text, JPHMP’s 21 Public Health Case Studies on Policy & Administration (LWW; first edition, 2017) features actual scenarios of public health professionals facing and overcoming myriad challenges and the policy and administrative interventions that made each success story possible. The editors carefully selected 21 cases based on a broad range of real events that will appeal to those already working in or studying public health. Each case tells a “story” with characters facing obstacles that test and challenge at every turn. The case study method itself is a proven strategy for engaging readers and students by allowing them to experience real-world challenges vicariously, questioning why decisions were made and how they might respond themselves if faced with similar situations. In addition to tables and exhibits that accompany detailed narratives, students will benefit from questions designed to facilitate discussion (and possibly even debate) at the end of each case.

Editors Cynthia Morrow, Carole Novick, and Lloyd Novick sign copies of the new book at APHA 2017

“As editors, we enjoyed working with the authors of the cases in the book, the majority of whom were stakeholders in these real-life public health challenging situations, deciding on their goals and employing strategies that ultimately had great impact on the health of their communities.​” ~ Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH

A few key features of JPHMP’s 21 Case Studies on Policy and Administration:
  • Each “story” includes the core problem, stakeholders, steps taken, challenges, results, conclusions, and discussion questions for analysis.
  • More than 60 contributors—experts in public policy, clinical medicine, pediatrics, social work, pharmacy, bioethics, and healthcare management.
  • Ideal for public health practitioners as well as students in graduate and undergraduate public health and medical education programs.
  • Tracks 2016 CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health) accreditation criteria, and may be used as a tool to develop CEPH competencies.
  • Each book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC, and Mac.

To order your copy of JPHMP’s 21 Case Studies on Policy and Administration, visit our publisher Wolters Kluwer.

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