Category Archives: infographics

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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Infographic: How to Build a Pandemic-Ready Public Health System

A new commentary published in a special JPHMP supplement COVID-19 and Public Health: Looking Back, Moving Forward describes the limited capabilities of the US public health response to COVID-19. “Four Steps to Building the Public Health System Needed to Cope With the Next Pandemic” explains how our failure to invest in our nation’s state and local governmental public health infrastructure,

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Infographic: Promoting Health and Well-being in Healthy People 2030

A new report published in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, “Promoting Health and Well-being in Healthy People 2030,” describes the vision of Healthy People 2030 and outlines health promotion, which has been a cornerstone of the Healthy People initiative since its inception in 1979. The focus of Healthy People 2030, however, expands beyond health promotion to the broader purpose of

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What Factors Led to the Adoption of Stay-at-Home Orders, and Did They Change Public Behavior?

by Philip Gigliotti, MPA, and Erika Martin, PhD, MPH As the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated in March 2020, US states adopted “stay at home” orders (SHOs) to limit their residents’ movements away from home and slow the spread of the virus. However, this public health intervention became politically polarized as many Democratic governors rushed to adopt SHOs, while many Republican governors

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Infographic: Defining Legal Epidemiology for Practice

by Colleen Barbero, Lindsay K. Cloud, Lance Gable, Siobhan Gilchrist, Bethany Saxon Law is indispensable to public health management and practice. The field of legal epidemiology has emerged to provide public health law and non-lawyer professionals with the research tools to conduct timely and rigorous evaluations of the impact of law and legal practices on health. The field also helps

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Infographic: Multidisciplinary Team Reviews of Drug Overdose Deaths

A new report published in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, “Multidisciplinary Team Reviews of Drug Overdose Deaths and the Use of Minigrants to Advance Recommendations: A Statewide Pilot in Rhode Island,” highlights the impact that small financial investments can have to address the opioid epidemic and may be a model for other jurisdictions seeking to advance recommendations

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Infographic: Incentivizing Healthy Snacks During Out-of-School-Time Through Grocery Store Partnerships

A report published in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, “Incentivizing Healthy Snacks During Out-of-School-Time Grocery Store Partnerships,” examines partnerships between grocery stores and out-of-school-time (OST) programs, such as 4-H, scouting, and youth sports, to determine promising avenues for promoting healthier snacks during OST. Lead author Stephanie Anzman-Frasca and her colleagues assess discounts offered through grocery store partnerships to help address cost barriers in

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Infographic: Implementation and Effectiveness of an Online Responsible Vendor Training Program for Recreational Marijuana Stores

Six US states have implemented retail sales of recreational marijuana. Training in responsible sales practices has been effective in the alcohol market. A study published in the May 2019 issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focusing on substance abuse and related disorders examines an online responsible marijuana vendor (RMV) training. Using a randomized controlled trial, the study authors examined

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Infographic: Opioid Abuse Prevention and Treatment: Lessons from South Carolina

A report published in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, “Opioid Abuse Prevention and Treatment: Lessons from South Carolina,” describes several legislative and nonlegislative strategies being considered in South Carolina for addressing the opioid crisis. Lead author Jason F. Arnold and his colleagues assess the strengths and weaknesses of these proposals and how they compare with other states that have also implemented response plans,

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Infographic: A Spoonful of Lead

A study published in a special supplement issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focusing on Lead Poisoning Prevention highlights the potential risks of lead exposure from nontraditional sources, including spices, especially those purchased abroad. Dr. Paromita Hore and colleagues tested over 3,000 samples of consumer products, including nearly 1,500 samples of spices from 41 countries, and concluded that

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