Monthly Archives: August 2022

Critical Viewpoints of Public Health Career Advancement: Podcast with Dr. Ans Irfan

Public Health Perspectives is a podcast series targeted towards strengthening the future public health workforce. Join us as we explore the narratives of public health care professionals and gain insight on career paths that shape the profession.  In this episode of Public Health Perspectives, I’m speaking with Dr. Ans Irfan, a public health scholar-practitioner currently based at Harvard University, where he is exploring

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Navigating the Peer Review Process as an Author: 10 Steps to Converting Your “Revise & Resubmit” into an Acceptance

In this second post of our three-part series on navigating the peer review process, we provide a 10-step process to convert your “revise & resubmit” into an acceptance.  At long last – after (im)patiently waiting for a determination on your manuscript submission, you receive an Outlook notification from the editorial office! You excitedly click open the email message, anticipating the

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Demystifying the Peer Review Process

In this three-part series, we will demystify the peer review process, provide tips on how to increase your chances of success following a “revise and resubmit,” and explain how to prepare a constructive peer report. The peer review process is a universal source of anxiety and frustration for all scholars, from students to tenured professors. Conflicting reviews, reviewers who seem

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The Public Health Workforce Is Not Okay: Lessons from the Public Health Frontline

The public health workforce is not okay. In this series of articles, I will share what it has been like on the public health frontline and how these experiences have changed me forever. I will share the lessons I have learned and what I want the people around me to know, both inside and outside of the public health sector.

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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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