Category Archives: JPHMP Direct Voices

Dr. Abigail Gamble Discusses Healthy Child and Maternal Outcomes for Teen Moms in Mississippi

by Camelia Singletary, MPH 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 this episode of Public Health Perspectives, Dr. Abigail Gamble joins the show to talk about her community-engaged research that focuses

Read more

Diversifying Data: A Precision Medicine Approach to Improving Health Outcomes

by Kimberly Rodgers, MA, and Gulzar Shah, PhD, MStat, MS 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.   America spends more than double on health care per person

Read more

The Free Prescription Doctors Are Writing to Lower Anxiety and Stress

by Elena Vidrascu, MSc Preventing America’s Next Drug Epidemic: A Multidisciplinary Approach is a 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. You don’t need to go to Walmart to get this prescription filled. It’s all around us, yet we miss

Read more

Crafting Richer Messages and Being More Credible Messengers

by Ed Baker, MSc, MD, MPH Drawing upon the popular column published in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, Management Moments with Public Health Leaders is a new series appearing bimonthly on JPHMP Direct and will consist of video interviews with authors appearing in the column. Public health makes life easier for people. That, we know. But convincing populations

Read more

Investing Early to Prevent Hepatitis A Outbreaks Among People Living Homeless

Prevent Hepatitis A Homeless

by Patty Hayes, RN, MN This post is published with permission from Big Cities Health Coalition and originally appeared on the Front Lines Blog. Please visit Big Cities Health Coalition and the Front Lines Blog for more information about the work they’re doing to improve population health. In recent years, urban areas in the US have been grappling with hepatitis A

Read more

Are Health Professional Worksites Promoting Well-being?

by Jay Maddock, PhD Mad About Public Health is a series that looks at the health of populations from varying creative and innovative perspectives. This post looks at worksite well-being. You might also enjoy Dr. Maddock’s previous series, From the Dean’s Perspective.  As public health professionals, many of us spend our time trying to get people to be healthier, move

Read more

Role of Data in Promoting Diversity & Inclusion in Public Health Institutions of Higher Education

data diversity higher education

by Gulzar H. Shah, PhD, MStat, MS; 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.  data diversity higher education In this podcast,

Read more

Improving Health for African-American Women in Columbus, Ohio: An Interview with Dr. Mysheika Roberts

The Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC) is a forum for the leaders of America’s largest metropolitan health departments to exchange strategies and jointly address issues to promote and protect the health and safety of the 62 million people they serve. Together, these public health officials directly affect the health and well-being of one in six Americans. The BCHC is affiliated

Read more

We R-Naught Ready for an Epidemic

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

Read more
« Older Entries