Should You Know Your Doctor’s Home Address?

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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Gulf Region Health Outreach Program (GRHOP) Stands Out as an Outlier in Public Health Funding Support — Make Your Program One Too!

In a moment of profound reflection, following a slow deep breath, exhaled gently but completely, ask yourself the last time you recall a public health program receiving funding support of $105 million? Odds are that even after a Google search, a reasonable public health practitioner is likely to conclude never, or not in my lifetime. The cynical among us might

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Med School Professor Pursues MPH in Health Services Policy and Management to Enhance His Career

by Erin Bluvas Students of Public Health focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. This series is guest edited by Johanzynn Gatewood, an MPH candidate in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Florida-Gainesville [Full bio]. STUDENT PROFILES — Sonal Mehta already has a terminal degree, but he wants to keep learning

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JPHMP Editors Unveil New Public Health Case Studies Book at APHA in Atlanta

Journal of Public Health Management & Practice founder and editor-in-chief Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH, along with co-editors Carole Novick, BA, and Cynthia Morrow, MD, MPH, signed copies of a new compilation of public health case studies released at the American Public Health Association annual conference in Atlanta on November 5, 2017. The new text, JPHMP’s 21 Public Health Case Studies on

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Writing a Cover Letter to a Journal

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. Writing a manuscript for publication can

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15 Things You Need to Know About the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program (GRHOP)

15 Things You Need to Know About the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program (GRHOP) A newly released supplement in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice highlights the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program (GRHOP), a series of integrated, five-year projects created as part of the Deepwater Horizon Medical Benefits Class Action Settlement and designed to strengthen healthcare in Gulf Coast communities

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Fall 2017 Recommendations From the Editor

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS As the weather cools and we recover from the sugary temptation of Halloween, I would like to bring your attention to a few recent articles in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice. The first by Megan Evans is Revolving Loan Fund: A Novel Approach to Increasing Access to Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Methods

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Promoting Health Equity Through Social Media

by Jonathan Bell Students of Public Health: Voices & Profiles focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. STUDENT VOICES — Thankfully, “health equity” is becoming a more commonly used phrase in the health care field. People are beginning to see that not everyone is granted the same resources, living environment, and privileges as the

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The Population Bullet

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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