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Preparing Health Departments for Climate Change: Podcast with Elena Grossman and Emily York

In this episode of JPHMP Direct Talk, authors Elena Grossman and Emily York discuss their article, “Minigrants to Local Health Departments: An Opportunity to Promote Climate Change Preparedness,” published in the March/April 2019 issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.                            Preparing Climate Change Podcast

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Creating a Space for Pracademics: Prioritizing the Academic-Practice Partnership, an Interview with Tom Gonzales

Tom Gonzales Interview

by Molly Gutilla, DrPH, MS After 22 years of experience working in local public health, Tom Gonzales was hired to direct the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment in Northern Colorado. Among a long list of to-dos, Tom has prioritized the creation of a formal partnership between public health practitioners and academics in our community. I sat down with

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Become a Super-Mentee: 10 Strategies to Improve Your Relationship with Your Adviser

Become a Super-Mentee

by Erika Martin, PhD, MPH The PhD Comics provide endless spoofs on academic advisers, including deciphering their email punctuation marks, managing their cryptic instructions, endless cycles of paper revisions, and their lack of awareness about your research. Students across disciplines offer colorful descriptions of their dissertation supervisors, ranging from dark villains (Darth Vader, Voldemort) and disordered personalities (Dr. Jekyll and

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Public Health and Health Systems Can Work Together to Address SDOH – Here’s How

by John Auerbach, MBA The momentum to tackle the social determinants of health is growing within the health care sector, where financial support is sometimes available to focus attention on identifying and helping to address the non-medical social and economic needs of patients. This new focus on the root causes of poor health is welcome, but for it to succeed

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Infographic: Multidisciplinary Team Reviews of Drug Overdose Deaths

A new report published in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, “Multidisciplinary Team Reviews of Drug Overdose Deaths and the Use of Minigrants to Advance Recommendations: A Statewide Pilot in Rhode Island,” highlights the impact that small financial investments can have to address the opioid epidemic and may be a model for other jurisdictions seeking to advance recommendations

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Halloween by the Numbers 2019

Halloween Numbers 2019

by Jason S. Brinkley, PhD, MA, MS On the Brink addresses topics related to data, analytics, and visualizations on personal health and public health research. This column explores current practices in the health arena and how both the data and mathematical sciences have an impact. (The opinions and views represented here are the author’s own and do not reflect any group

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The Editor’s Podcast: November 2019 Issue Focuses on Tobacco

Editor's Podcast Tobacco

The Editor’s Podcast appears with each new issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice and offers a closer look at the articles published in the latest issues with guest appearances by authors, guest editors, and others. In this episode of the editor’s podcast, Dr. Justin Moore, Associate Editor, discusses articles that appear in the November/December issue of

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Thinking Like Bill Gates

Thinking Like Bill Gates

by Jay Maddock, PhD Mad About Public Health is a series that looks at the health of populations from varying creative and innovative perspectives. You might also enjoy Dr. Maddock’s previous series, From the Dean’s Perspective.  Netflix recently released a three-part docuseries entitled, Inside Bill’s Brian: Decoding Bill Gates. While anybody working in public health will be familiar with the

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