Category Archives: From the Associate Editor

Not to Be Missed: May Recommendations

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS As we welcome in May and increasingly warmer weather, I’d like to bring your attention to two excellent columns and a commentary recently published in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice. The first is The Management Moment from the May/June issue, which is authored this month by Mark L. Braunstein, Martin LaVenture,

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From the Editor: Spring Is Upon Us!

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS If you haven’t noticed (and judging by the weather reports, you haven’t), spring is upon us! With spring comes the May/June issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, which features a number of excellent articles to inform public health policy and practice across a broad spectrum of topics. The issue begins

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Fall 2017 Recommendations From the Editor

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS As the weather cools and we recover from the sugary temptation of Halloween, I would like to bring your attention to a few recent articles in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice. The first by Megan Evans is Revolving Loan Fund: A Novel Approach to Increasing Access to Long-Acting Reversible Contraception Methods

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July 2017: Health in All Policies & Special Supplement on Community Health Needs Assessment

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS The July/August issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (JPHMP) includes a number of articles focused on obesity prevention and active living. Marissa Zwald and colleagues present a thorough examination of the role of elected and appointed local officials in transportation policy and planning decisions in “Understanding Municipal Officials’ Involvement in

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Public Health Is Inherently Political

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS As I learned while teaching my first undergraduate public health course in 2004, public health is inherently political. In attempting to present the material in an apolitical manner, I failed miserably, (as indicated by my teaching evaluations). Contributing to my failure was undoubtedly the raging presidential election, my red state address, and my relatively

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