Authors Discuss Self-directed Online Leadership Learning Choices of Public Health Professionals

  At JPHMP, our mission is to advance and disseminate impactful, practice-based evidence to inform initiatives and policies to improve population health. The public health researchers, academics, policy makers, and practitioners who contribute content to the journal support this mission and strive to improve public health for all communities through their research. We sat down with Claudia Fernandez, DrPH, MS, RD,

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15 Things You Need to Know about Environmental Public Health Tracking

A newly released article in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice highlights advances and successes of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Environmental Public Health Tracking Program since it began in 2002. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Tracking Program. In recognition of this milestone, we’ve put together a list of 15 important facts

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Alignment of PHAB Accredited State Health Agency Public Health Workforce Development Plans and the Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (PH WINS)

by Kathy Dunn, RN, MS Focus on Accreditation and Innovation addresses current issues related to the Public Health Accreditation Board’s national public health department accreditation program, and the Public Health National Center for Innovations. This series highlights the experiences and perspectives of accredited health departments and explores topics related to the Standards and Measures, research and evaluation findings, and the

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Featured Collection – Extreme Weather Event Preparedness

The Journal of Public Health Management & Practice is pleased to bring you the latest public health research regarding extreme weather event preparedness. A timely and important collection of articles, including a special full issue of the journal focused on Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Centers, is now featured on the JPHMP website. You might also enjoy reading: Hurricane Preparedness and Public Health by Justin B. Moore

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The Unknown Unknowns of Missing Data

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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A Few Tips on Avoiding Burnout in Academic Public Health

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS, FACSM The Scholarship of Public Health addresses topics relevant to scientific publishing, dissemination of evidence and best practices, and the education of current and future professionals. This column presents some considerations and best practices for finding time to produce scholarship in the form of a manuscript or presentation. Burnout can affect anyone but can

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Dr. Nancy Berglas on State and Local Health Department Activities Related to Abortion

At JPHMP, our mission is to advance and disseminate impactful, practice-based evidence to inform initiatives and policies to improve population health. The public health researchers, academics, policy makers, and practitioners who contribute content to the journal support this mission and strive to improve public health for all communities through their research. We sat down with Nancy F. Berglas, DrPH, to

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Change

by Jay E. Maddock, PhD, FAAHB The Dean’s Perspective focuses on issues pertinent to the relationship between academic public health and the practice community. “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow.  Let reality be reality.  Let things flow naturally in whatever way they like.” –Lao Tzu The end of summer and

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Using Interactive Maps to Streamline Access to Pesticide Data

by Max Richardson, MPH, MCP, and Zev Ross, MS Our article, published in a special issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, examines agricultural pesticide use in California and the multiple approaches the California Environmental Health Tracking Program has taken to increase the utility and accessibility of pesticide use data for public health practice. This includes a pesticide linkage service for highly

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