Monthly Archives: August 2023

Training Underrepresented Students to Enhance the Diversity of the Biomedical, Behavioral, and Clinical Research Workforce

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Diversifying the Field of Science

The STEP-UP program at Wake Forest University School of Medicine supports 25 trainees annually, who are recruited from 6 unique sources of underrepresented undergraduate students that are placed with outstanding mentors at top-notch participating doctoral granting, research intensive universities.

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Large Local Health Department Use of Evidence-Based Interventions to Promote Healthy Weight in Their Community Health Improvement Plans

This entry is part 11 of 12 in the series September 2023

Strategies to promote healthy weight, nutrition, and physical activity are commonly identified in large local health department Community Health Improvement Plans, yet not all strategies have the strongest evidence for effectiveness or for reducing health disparities.

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The Roles that Governmental Public Health Staff Can Play to Mitigate Climate Change

This entry is part 35 of 40 in the series Wide World of Public Health Systems

Climate change is already here and not a threat in the distant future. As public health departments make plans for mitigating its impacts on the communities they serve, these climate considerations might help governmental public health workers in their current job responsibilities.

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