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Call for Applications: Interest Group Advisory Committee

AcademyHealth Call for Nominations Are you interested in providing leadership to the field of Public Health Services and Systems Research? Is AcademyHealth on your conference circuit? If so, please consider nominating yourself to AcademyHealth’s PHSSR Interest Group advisory committee! Your volunteer work will place you alongside your peers in the field to plan and develop engagement activities for the PHSSR

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A Tribute to Dr. Kristine Gebbie

Dr. Kristine Gebbie served on the inaugural editorial board of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, contributing and tirelessly reviewing articles. Those of us at the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (JPHMP) mourn the passing of Kristine Gebbie, DrPH, RN, recognizing her as an exceptional public health advocate, leader, and policy expert. Most important was her

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The Novel Adenovirus: A Call for Advances in Health Infrastructure and Pandemic Preparedness

The next biothreat is inevitable, and the absence of policies to combat it will lead to disaster. The COVID-19 pandemic has revolutionized public health infrastructure in the United States. Health care expenditures have grown at a record-high rate, the development of vaccinations has been streamlined, and the federal government has enacted several policies aimed to support pandemic preparedness through disease

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Equity in Communication: A Policy Template for Promoting Organizational Health Literacy

The policy template presented here provides ideas on how to promote organizational health literacy within organizations.  The work presented in this post was supported by the William and Linda Frost Fund (College of Science and Mathematics, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo), in the form of a Frost Undergraduate Student Research Award awarded to the first author (CNS). This

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NACCHO Releases the 2020 Forces of Change Report

The 2020 Forces of Change survey captures a mid-pandemic picture of the public health response to COVID-19. The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has surveyed local health departments (LHDs) since 2008 to assess changes in LHD capacity driven by public health trends. The results are then released in the Forces of Change report, the latest iteration

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