Category Archives: JPHMP Direct Voices

Sound Healing for Treatment of Chronic Pain, Anxiety, Stress, and Drug Addiction, Part 1: An Introduction

by Elena Vidrascu, MSc JPHMP presents Preventing America’s Next Drug Epidemic: A Multidisciplinary Approach, a new series designed to introduce the many facets of substance abuse, and how integrating the work of multiple partners may be the best approach towards prevention and treatment. Can sound waves heal our bodies and minds? There’s a growing belief that certain holistic healing methods such

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Building a Global Research Network

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 column presents some considerations and best practices for finding time to produce scholarship in the form of a manuscript or presentation.  I have been fortunate throughout my

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Student Helps to Stamp Out Smoking at Sporting Events in Ireland

by Jennifer Lawless Students of Public Health: Voices & Profiles focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. Student Voices — When I was looking for an internship, I knew I wanted to do something different. I wanted to travel and to see whether I could make a difference in other people’s lives abroad. With

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The Golden Age of Health Research Funding

by Jason S. Brinkley, PhD, MA, MS On the Brink addresses topics related to data, analytics, and visualizations on personal health and public health research. This column explores current practices in the health arena and how both the data and mathematical sciences have an impact. (The opinions and views represented here are the author’s own and do not reflect any group

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Whitney Hewlett Noël, MPH, on Roots of Health Inequities Course

JPHMP presents Public Health Perspectives, a podcast series targeted towards strengthening the future public health workforce. We will explore the narratives of public health care professionals and gain insight on career paths that shape the profession. In our journey, we will use JPHMP’s 21 Public Health Case Studies on Policy & Administration, which provides case studies that help students and practitioners

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Screen Time and Content Might Increase Youth’s Risk to Future Substance Abuse, Part II

by Elena Vidrascu, MSc JPHMP presents Preventing America’s Next Drug Epidemic: A Multidisciplinary Approach, a new series designed to introduce the many facets of substance abuse, and how integrating the work of multiple partners may be the best approach towards prevention and treatment. In this two-part series, I examine the potential consequences and correlations of screen time, attention, and substance abuse. Last time,

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Introducing a New Series of Epidemiologic Case Studies: Podcast with Dr. John Marr

Welcome to another episode of JPHMP Direct TALK. Today, Elena Vidrascu speaks with Dr. John Marr, former director of the New York City Bureau of Communicable Diseases, about a new collection of case studies called Backstories in Epidemiology: True Medical Mysteries, which he co-edits with Carole Novick and JPHMP Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lloyd Novick. The first story in the collection, “Mystery in the

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A Willingness to Try New Things Led MPH Student Zoha Anjum to a Career in Global Health

by Zoha Anjum Students of Public Health: Voices & Profiles focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. Student Voices — During my undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto, I worked with the Youth Health Action Network (YHAN) on accessibility to mental health services in post-secondary institutions. My involvement led to the publication of

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Spotlight on Dr. Valerie Yeager

The Journal of Public Health Management & Practice welcomes Dr. Valerie Yeager to its editorial board. Dr. Yeager is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Indiana University’s Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health in Indianapolis. Before joining the Fairbanks School of Public Health, Dr. Yeager was an Assistant Professor at Tulane University’s School of Public

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