Monthly Archives: August 2022

The Moderating Role of Race in Turnover Intention at State and Local Public Health Organizations

Our focus was to assess whether race moderated the relationship between work environment factors and turnover in the public health field. This research aligns with the higher goal of recruiting and retaining public health workers that are reflective of the communities they serve. The US population is becoming more racially and ethnically diverse, and the population’s health and health care

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A Portfolio Approach for Innovation in Public Health: Introducing the Innovation for Equity Matrix

Public health organizations should incorporate a strategic innovation process to maximize their likelihood for success. A portfolio approach to innovation is one way to support a strategic innovation process by analyzing the mix of an organization’s current and planned work. A portfolio approach can be an important part to your organization’s idea generation phase. This July, the Journal of Public

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Readying the Applied Epidemiology Workforce for the Future of Public Health Practice

Public health leaders in all settings must be intentional in implementing strategies that strengthen our epidemiology workforce and prepare epidemiologists for the future of public health practice. As public health professionals, we are currently working in an incredibly dynamic era of public health practice. Not only was the field moving forward into “Public Health 3.0,” which calls for us to

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New York State Paid Family Leave Promotes Health Equity

New York’s Paid Family Leave program increased access, promoted health equity, and may reduce health disparities. Why Paid Family Leave Matters The United States (US) is an outlier, one of only three countries worldwide that does not provide national paid maternity leave. Currently, only 19% of US employees have paid family leave (PFL) benefits; they tend to be more highly

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