Monthly Archives: January 2020

Using Technology to Improve Informed Decision Making

JPHMP Direct TALK is a podcast series that explores the many voices of public health and brings listeners conversations that bridge the gap between research and practice.  In this episode of JPHMP Direct Talk, we speak again with Dr. Shaun Owens, Director of the Healthy Aging Research and Technology (HART) Lab at the University of South Carolina’s College of Social Work,

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Register today! PHAB Webinar – Thursday, January 30th,  2 pm – 3 pm ET

The Benefits to Counties: Public Health Department Accreditation PHAB Webinar – Thursday, January 30th,  2 pm – 3 pm ET Strong public health departments engaged in effective community partnerships make all communities healthier places to live, work, learn, and play. On this webinar, leaders from PHAB and the National Association of Counties (NACo) will join in a discussion of the

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Students Who Rocked Public Health 2019: Pooja Sangha

by Pooja Sangha Last month, Pooja Sangha, a student at Arizona State University, was listed as one of 13 Students Who Rocked Public Health in 2019 for her work in evaluating Arizona school-level vaccination data from 2015 to 2018. Here, she describes her efforts in more detail. Follow along each month as we profile all 13 Students Who Rocked Public Health

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Snacks After Youth Sports Add More Calories than Kids Burn While Playing, Study Says

Youth Sports Snacks

by Jay Maddock, PhD, and Lori Andersen Spruance, Phd, MEd This post originally appeared on The Conversation and is reposted here with permission. Typical soft drink consumed by kids after sporting events and practice. LuckyLife11/Pixabay Youth sports leagues are a great way for children to get physical activity, develop teamwork and create friendships. Research has shown that youth who participate

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Helping Older Adults Age in Place: Podcast with Dr. Shaun Owens

Aging in Place Podcast

JPHMP Direct TALK is a podcast series that explores the many voices of public health and brings listeners conversations that bridge the gap between research and practice. In this episode of JPHMP Direct Talk, we highlight the work of Dr. Shaun Owens, Director of the Healthy Aging Research and Technology (HART) Lab at the University of South Carolina’s College of

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