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Infographic: Updating Health Literacy for Healthy People 2030

A new article, “Updating Health Literacy for Healthy People 2030: Defining Its Importance for a New Decade in Public Health,” published ahead of print in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, describes the evolution of Healthy People 2030’s definition of health literacy. Healthy People 2030 (HP2030), the fifth iteration of the Healthy People initiative, provides science-based national health objectives with targets to improve the health and

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Video Summary: Outcomes of an Intervention to Increase Physicians Underrepresented in Medicine in Occupational Medicine Training

Diversity in the US physician workforce is important. Physicians Underrepresented in Medicine (UIM) are more likely to serve poor, uninsured, and vulnerable populations. In a new article in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, Dr. Judith Green-McKenzie and colleagues describe outcomes of an intervention aimed at increasing the number of UIM physicians in Occupational Medicine. Read Our Special

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Podcast: Updating Health Literacy for Healthy People 2030

In this episode of JPHMP Direct Talk, authors Dushanka Kleinman and Cindy Brach discuss their article, “Updating Health Literacy for Healthy People 2030,” published ahead of print in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Healthy People 2030 (HP2030), the fifth iteration of the Healthy People initiative, provides science-based national health objectives with targets to improve the health and well-being of Americans. For the first time

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Infographic: Preventive Medicine Physician Workforce Supply & Distribution

A new report published in a special supplemental issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focusing on HRSA’s Investment in Public Health describes trends in both the number of board-certified preventive medicine physicians and those physicians who self-designate preventive medicine as a primary or secondary specialty and examines the age, gender distribution, and geographic distribution of this

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10 Ways HRSA-Supported Preventive Medicine Residencies Responded to COVID-19

A new report published in a special supplemental issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focusing on the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA’s) Investment in Public Health looks at the programs and activities involving HRSA-supported preventive medicine residencies in response to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. Dr. Lisa A. Miller and the HRSA-Funded Preventive Medicine Residency Program Director’s

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Podcast: Addressing Health Equity and SDOH Through Healthy People 2030

In this episode of JPHMP Direct Talk, authors Cynthia A. Gómez and Carter Blakey discuss their article, “Addressing Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health Through Healthy People 2030,” published ahead of print in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. The evolution of Healthy People reflects growing awareness of health inequities over the life course. Each decade, the initiative has gained

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Investing in Evidence to Inform How to Rebuild the US Public Health System in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic

JPHMP Editorial Board Member Erika Martin (Associate Professor and PhD Director at Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany-SUNY) and Betty Bekemeier (Associate Professor at the University of Washington (UW) School of Nursing and Director of the UW School of Public Health’s Northwest Center for Public Health Practice) reflect on the gaps in information about the public health delivery system

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Declaring Racism as a Public Health Crisis, Part 2 with Dr. Jeanette Kowalik

by Jeanette Kowalik, PhD, MPH, MCHES This is the second installment of the APHA HA Section–Public Health Management to Practice series. Here, we continue our discussion of the significance of introducing racism as a public health crisis. Due to the nature of this topic, it will be delivered in three parts to capture the background of this work, application, and

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Dr. Jeff Koplan on the Practice of Leadership in Public Health

by Ed Baker, MD, MPH This series of video interviews with public health leaders is related to topics discussed in columns in the JPHMP series, The Management Moment. These brief interviews provide tips on putting into practice information from these columns. It has been said that one of the central tasks for leaders is to “positively impact the way others feel.” (1)

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Advocacy and Accreditation: PHAB’s Focus on Advancing Public Health Infrastructure

by Paul Kuehnert, DNP, RN, FAAN Strong public health departments are essential for healthy and safe communities. This simple truth—evident to all of us in the “public health choir” before the COVID-19 pandemic tore through our communities—should be evident to all community members and policymakers now. Unfortunately, I think it is not. To change what otherwise may default to a

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