Category Archives: JPHMP Direct Voices

What Were Your Favorite JPHMP Direct Podcasts of 2019?

Podcast Poll 2019

We Want to Hear from YOU! Thanks for tuning in to Public Health Perspectives, the Editor’s Podcast, and JPHMP Direct Talk. We produced over 30 fantastic podcasts this year with public health leaders, top scholars, emerging professionals, and students on topics such as lead poisoning prevention, gun violence, creativity and innovation, smart health communities, physical activity in rural communities, climate

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Health Informatics and Smart Health Communities: Podcast with Valerie Rogers

by Gulzar H. Shah, PhD, MStat, MS; Valerie N. Rogers, MPH; and Kristie C. Waterfield, DrPH, MBA Health Informatics Innovations and Applications highlights ways that health informatics innovations and applications are supporting stakeholders in public health practice and policy to advance their mission of improved population health. The series will also highlight innovations in health care informatics.   Some innocent questions

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How Has the Field Responded to the 2012 Report on Public Health Financing?

2012 Report PH Financing

by Jessica Solomon Fisher, MCP In 2012, President Obama was elected to his second term, ‘Obamacare’ was upheld by the Supreme Court, the Transit of Venus occurred, and Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her diamond jubilee. Amidst this revelry, the Institute of Medicine (IOM), now the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, published three reports on public and population health.

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Grant Writing in Academic Public Health – Applying to the National Institutes of Health

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS, FACSM The Scholarship of Public Health addresses topics relevant to scientific publishing, dissemination of evidence and best practices, and the education of current and future professionals. This post offers advice on writing public health grants. In previous posts, I’ve covered the basics of grant writing and the identification of a funder for your work.

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The Editor’s Podcast: Dr. Mark Levine on a Near Miss Mass Shooting in Vermont

The Editor’s Podcast with Dr. Lloyd F. Novick will appear with each new issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice and will offer a closer look at the articles published in the latest issues with guest appearances by authors, guest editors, and others. In this episode of the Editor’s Podcast, Dr. Novick talks with Dr. Mark Levine,

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Sport and Collaborations for Physical Activity in Rural America: Interview with Mike Edwards

by Christiaan Abildso, PhD In the second episode of Views from the Front Porch, my guest is Dr. Michael B. Edwards, Associate Professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at North Carolina State University. Mike’s research is guided by the idea that developing and managing socially responsible sport and recreational facilities, programs, services, and events will encourage

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Creating a Space for Pracademics: Prioritizing the Academic-Practice Partnership, an Interview with Tom Gonzales

Tom Gonzales Interview

by Molly Gutilla, DrPH, MS After 22 years of experience working in local public health, Tom Gonzales was hired to direct the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment in Northern Colorado. Among a long list of to-dos, Tom has prioritized the creation of a formal partnership between public health practitioners and academics in our community. I sat down with

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Become a Super-Mentee: 10 Strategies to Improve Your Relationship with Your Adviser

Become a Super-Mentee

by Erika Martin, PhD, MPH The PhD Comics provide endless spoofs on academic advisers, including deciphering their email punctuation marks, managing their cryptic instructions, endless cycles of paper revisions, and their lack of awareness about your research. Students across disciplines offer colorful descriptions of their dissertation supervisors, ranging from dark villains (Darth Vader, Voldemort) and disordered personalities (Dr. Jekyll and

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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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