Category Archives: Author Q&As

Examining the Effectiveness of Year-Round School Calendars : An Interview with Dr. Robert Hahn

by Michelle Haberstroh As part of my internship with JPHMP Direct, I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Robert Hahn, one of the authors of a systematic review published ahead-of-print in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. A PDF of the article, “Examining the Effectiveness of Year-Round School Calendars on Improving Educational Attainment Outcomes Within the Context of

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PHAB Interview with Drs. Les Beitsch and Ron Chapman on Health Department Quality Improvement and Performance Management

In this episode of JPHMP Direct TALK, Les Beitsch, MD, JD, and Ron Chapman, MD, MPH, chat with PHAB Communications Manager Teddi Nicolaus about how public health accreditation is driving the use of Quality Improvement and Performance Management at health departments. Dr. Beitsch is the Chair of the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine at Florida State University College

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Making an Impact on Public Health: Video Interview with Dr. Jay Maddock

In this video, Dr. Jay Maddock, Dean of the School of Public Health at Texas A&M University and co-author of “The Role of Dissemination in Promotion and Tenure for Public Health” explains why impact factor and h-index only measure part of the public health scholar’s impact in the field and offers tips on disseminating research to achieve greater success, at

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Q&A with Dr. Simpson A. Boateng the former Director of Public Health, Accra Metropolitan Assembly

by Audra Gold, MS 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. Our Author Q&A series provides

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Estimating the Economic Burden Related to Older Adult Falls by State: Author Q&A with Dr. Yara Haddad

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 spoke with Dr. Yara Haddad about her new article “Estimating

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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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The Impact of Four State-Specific MBHCPs and Lessons Learned from a Multistate Collaborative Effort

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 Jennifer Langhinrichsen-Rohling, PhD, and other experts

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A Conversation with Florida Surgeon General Dr. Celeste Philip

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 spoke with Dr. Celeste Philip, MD, MPH, Surgeon General and

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Authors Discuss Highlights of the First 15 Years of Environmental Public Health Tracking Program

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 Holly R. Wilson, MHSE, CHES,

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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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