Category Archives: Bridging Research, Practice, and Policy

Video Abstract: Authors Discuss Federal Funding of Public Health Law Evaluation in New Study in The Journal of Public Health Management & Practice

The Journal of Public Health Management & Practice sat down with Jennifer Ibrahim, PhD, the lead author of “Supporting a Culture of Evidence-Based Policy: Federal Funding for Public Health Law Evaluation Research, 1985-2014.” In their new study, Dr. Ibrahim, along with colleagues at Temple University Scott Burris, JD, and Heidi Grunwald, PhD, and Aaron Sorensen, MS at UberResearch, assessed trends

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New Measures of Academic Impact

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. Recently, I published an article in an online publication called The Conversation. This outlet consists of scientific articles for lay audiences written by scientists. I wrote an article examining whether parks in the United States should be

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APHA Health Administration Section Partners With JPHMP to Present Inaugural Research to Practice Award

PUTTING RESEARCH TO PRACTICE On Nov. 1, members of the APHA Health Administration Section and the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice met at the Health Administration Section Social and Awards ceremony at APHA in Denver to celebrate and honor the first winner of the Research to Practice Award. Discussion of implementing this new collaborative award between the Health

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The Executive-in-Residence: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

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. This month we hired our first Executive-in-Residence for the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at Texas A&M. Mr. Dennis Johnson joined us part-time after a long, distinguished career as a health and safety officer in

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Highlights of Sep. 2016 Issue

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH As DeGroff and colleagues point out in their article “Using Evidence-Based Interventions to Improve Cancer Screening in the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program,” the Affordable Care Act, with its expansion of insurance to 24 million individuals, has removed barriers to cancer screening. This legislation has required many plans to require preventive

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