Category Archives: From the Editor-in-Chief

Infographic: Preventive Medicine Physician Workforce Supply & Distribution

A new report published in a special supplemental issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focusing on HRSA’s Investment in Public Health describes trends in both the number of board-certified preventive medicine physicians and those physicians who self-designate preventive medicine as a primary or secondary specialty and examines the age, gender distribution, and geographic distribution of this

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10 Ways HRSA-Supported Preventive Medicine Residencies Responded to COVID-19

A new report published in a special supplemental issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focusing on the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA’s) Investment in Public Health looks at the programs and activities involving HRSA-supported preventive medicine residencies in response to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. Dr. Lisa A. Miller and the HRSA-Funded Preventive Medicine Residency Program Director’s

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May 2021: COVID-19 Policy Implications

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH This May/June issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice contains a series of articles on COVID-19 that have important policy implications for the prevention and response to this pandemic. The lead scientific article by Marielle Fricchione and co-authors from the Chicago Department of Health describes reopening in-person education in the Archdiocese

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Call for Abstracts: Public Health Interventions to Address Health Disparities Associated with Structural Racism

by JPHMP Direct CALL FOR ABSTRACTS In January 2022, the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice will publish a supplemental issue: “Public Health Interventions to Address Health Disparities Associated with Structural Racism.” This is a call for abstracts, not to exceed 250 words, to be submitted by March 1, 2021. Of abstracts submitted, a number will be selected to

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From the Editor: COVID-19 and Public Health–Looking Back, Moving Forward

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH The January/February issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focuses on the Public Health Workforce, and is accompanied by a special supplement on COVID-19, sponsored by the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), Big Cities Health Coalition, and the de Beaumont Foundation. “COVID-19 and Public Health: Looking Back, Moving

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From the Editor: Public Health Surveillance of Infectious Disease Attention to COVID-19

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH The November-December issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focuses on surveillance of infectious disease attention to COVID-19. As this issue goes to press, the presidential election is on the near horizon. The decision of the electorate on choosing the next president has public health implications. This is reflected in the lead scientific

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From the Editor: Our Time of Challenge

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH This issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focuses on COVID-19 and the health of the public. This coronavirus pandemic, the public health crisis of our era, presents challenges unlike those ever faced before by our health agencies, at local, state, and federal levels. The surge of illnesses and deaths has overwhelmed our

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Mar 2020: Vaccine Preventable Disease

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH The March/April issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focuses on vaccine preventable disease. The lead editorial, authored by Kevin Dombkowski, highlights the importance of vaccinations as one of the most important public health interventions of our time. He outlines the challenges in the delivery of vaccines to children and adults

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January 2020: From the Editor

Jan 2020 Health Leaders

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH The January/February issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focuses on State Health Officials (SHOs). Following a lead editorial “SHOing the Way Forward: Mapping a Path for State Public Health CEO Success” by Beitsch, four articles from the SHO-CASE study illustrate the backgrounds, qualifications, tenure, and turnover of these leaders of

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