Category Archives: Announcements

Q & A with Research to Practice Award Winner Janina Lord Morrison

Last fall, Janina Lord Morrison, MD, MPH, was presented the 2018 Research to Practice award at the APHA annual meeting in San Diego, California, for her winning abstract “Wellness Center as a Model for Strengthening Community-clinical Linkages to Improve Chronic Disease Management.” Christina Welter was awarded Runner-up for her abstract, “Understanding and Catalyzing Sustainable Policy, Systems and Environmental Change Using

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JPHMP Direct Wins Awards from ASHPE!

We are very pleased to announce that JPHMP Direct, the companion site of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, has been awarded a Bronze Award in the Best Website category by the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors. ASHPE recognizes editorial excellence in the field of health care publishing and annually holds a competition that provides editors an

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New Review of JPHMP’s 21 Public Health Case Studies on Policy & Administration in March Issue of AJPH

JPHMP’s 21 Public Health Case Studies on Policy & Administration by Lloyd Novick, Cynthia Morrow, and Carole Novick, a collection of real-world scenarios of public health professionals overcoming challenges and the policy interventions that led to success, is reviewed in the March issue of AJPH.  Julie Kornfeld PhD, MPH, writes in “A Case for Real-World Thinking” : “Lloyd Novick and his

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Intern Michelle Haberstroh Joins JPHMP Direct

  Please help us welcome Michelle Haberstroh to JPHMP Direct. Michelle is a graduate student at University of Illinois Springfield who will be lending a hand with various communications efforts this semester.  JPHMP Direct: Welcome, Michelle. Tell us about your interest in public health. What experiences influenced your career path? Michelle Haberstroh: My interest in public health sparked relatively recently. However,

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JPHMP Direct Welcomes New Intern Haley Cornwell

We’re pleased to announce that Haley Cornwell, BS, has been selected for our summer internship position. Haley will be helping with our social media efforts, serving as the guest editor of our Students of Public Health series, and assisting on various other communications projects. Please help us welcome Haley to JPHMP Direct! JPHMP Direct: Welcome, Haley. Tell us about your interest in public health. What experiences

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JPHMP Direct Welcomes New Editorial Assistant Elena Vidrascu

We’re pleased to announce that Elena Vidrascu, MSc, has been hired as a fulltime editorial assistant. Elena will be helping with various editorial and administrative tasks, serving as the guest editor of our Students of Public Health series, and developing a brand new serial for JPHMP Direct, among other projects, which she discussed with us in the following interview. Please help us welcome Elena by

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Publishing Opportunity for Students of Public Health

Our friends at the Practical Playbook and the de Beaumont Foundation are sponsoring an exciting opportunity for students of public health. The “New Voices Essay Contest” is a chance for students and recent graduates of health-related training programs to share their perspectives and interests. Winning entries will be published in the second printed version of the Practical Playbook. The first printed Practical Playbook focused

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Author Interview with Research to Practice Award Winner Jennifer Torres Mosst

Congratulations to Jennifer Torres Mosst, PhD, MPH, MSSW, whose abstract “Demonstration Project to Test Medicaid Reimbursement Models for Coverage of the National Diabetes Prevention Program in Los Angeles” was selected as the winner of the 2017 Research to Practice Award, co-sponsored by the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice and the APHA Health Administration Section. The Research to Practice Award solicits best

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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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Effective Strategies to Build Momentum and Realign Population Health Programs in a Changing Healthcare Landscape: A Strategy Brief from the Practical Playbook

The United States’ health landscape is rapidly changing. Although it is difficult, it is time to start reimagining the future. The 2017 Practical Playbook National Meeting, Improving Population Health: Collaborative Strategies That Work will share specific, workable steps for addressing the social determinants of health and proven best practices for working across sectors effectively — no matter what direction emerging

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