Category Archives: APHA HA Section

Health Administration Research for the Future: Building on 5 Years of Progress

The APHA Health Administration Section Public Health Management to Practice Series focuses on current and relevant issues, concepts, and events that emphasize health administration from all disciplinary perspectives as both art and science. In October, the APHA Health Administration Section hosted a virtual roundtable at the 2021 APHA annual meeting (a blend of online and on-site sessions) to highlight the

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A Conversation with 2021 Research to Practice Award Winner Soumya Upadhyay

Congratulations to Dr. Soumya Upadhyay, the 2021 Research to Practice Award winner! Dr. Upadhyay was presented the award at a ceremony in October during the APHA annual meeting in Denver, Colorado, for her winning abstract “Do patient engagement IT functionalities influence patient safety outcomes.” APHA Health Administration Section Chair (2020-21) Michele McCay, DrPH, MPH, presided over the ceremony and presented

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Public Health Finance

In the first of a two-part series on public health finance, three public health department administrators discuss their positions and the importance of financial literacy in public health practice. In the Health Administration Section, we strive to create a mentoring culture that promotes the professional development of our members. This webinar is the first of a two-part series designed to

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Racism Is a Public Health Crisis Policies and COVID-19

by Jeanette Kowalik, PhD, MPH, MCHES This is the third 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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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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The Power of Introducing Racism as a Public Health Crisis Policies

by Jeanette Kowalik, PhD, MPH, MCHES This is the first installment of the APHA HA Section–Public Health Management to Practice series. We will begin to discuss 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 implications

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APHA Health Administration Section Launches a New Series on JPHMP Direct

by Brenda Stevenson Marshall, PhD, MPH, MAE In 2015, the APHA Health Administration Section partnered with the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice to develop the annual Research to Practice Award to encourage the translation of research findings to inform decision making and action by public health practice and policy stakeholders, development of new and/or effective dissemination strategies for

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