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Using a Public Health Approach to Reach Zero Youth Detention

by Kate Cole This post is re-published with permission. It originally appeared on The Public Health Insider provides timely, interesting, behind-the-scenes news about efforts to protect the health and well-being of all people in Seattle and King County. It’s written by members of the Communications Team at Public Health – Seattle & King County, with contributions from the many

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Improving Health for African-American Women in Columbus, Ohio: An Interview with Dr. Mysheika Roberts

The Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC) is a forum for the leaders of America’s largest metropolitan health departments to exchange strategies and jointly address issues to promote and protect the health and safety of the 62 million people they serve. Together, these public health officials directly affect the health and well-being of one in six Americans. The BCHC is affiliated

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Tips and Tools Round-Up: Learn How to Write a Scientific Article

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Inexperienced authors often encounter difficulty writing a scientific article. That’s partly because guidelines vary widely between journals. For instance, some ask for no more than a 150-word abstract, whereas others require 300 words, not counting headings. Then, too, depending upon the journal (or conference) you’re submitting to, the type of information required will vary, and much of the variability pertains

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Setting Out the Framework for Public Health Finance: Spotlight on Dr. Peggy Honoré

by Sheryl Monks “I was the Vice President of Finance and Administration for a two-year campus of a four-year university system. So I understand quite well the role community colleges play in educating the workforce in America, not only the role but the value.” JPHMP Spotlight Peggy Honore This July, we shine the spotlight on JPHMP editorial board member Dr.

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We R-Naught Ready for an Epidemic

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

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The Editor’s Podcast: July 2019 Issue on Investments in Population Health

The Editor’s Podcast with Dr. Lloyd F. Novick will appear with each new issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice and will offer 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. Novick discusses articles that appear in

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Podcast: Gregory Sunshine on CDC’s Public Health Emergency Law Online Training Program

by Camelia Singletary, MPH  Gregory Sunshine podcast JPHMP presents Public Health Perspectives, a podcast series targeted towards strengthening the future public health workforce. We will explore the narratives of public health care professionals and gain insight on career paths that shape the profession.  On this episode of Public Health Perspectives, Gregory Sunshine talks about the CDC’s Public Health Emergency Law online

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Infographic: Incentivizing Healthy Snacks During Out-of-School-Time Through Grocery Store Partnerships

A report published in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, “Incentivizing Healthy Snacks During Out-of-School-Time Grocery Store Partnerships,” examines partnerships between grocery stores and out-of-school-time (OST) programs, such as 4-H, scouting, and youth sports, to determine promising avenues for promoting healthier snacks during OST. Lead author Stephanie Anzman-Frasca and her colleagues assess discounts offered through grocery store partnerships to help address cost barriers in

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Public Health Workforce Creativity and Innovation Podcast with Rachel Locke and Tiffaney Brown

JPHMP Direct TALK is a podcast series that explores the many voices of public health and brings listeners conversations that bridge the gap between research and practice. Today’s guests are Rachel Locke and Tiffaney Brown. Creativity and Innovation Podcast In this JPHMP Direct Talk feature, Rachel Locke, Program Associate at the de Beaumont Foundation, and Tiffaney Brown, Director of Staff

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