Category Archives: Management Moments

Providing Health Leadership During the COVID Pandemic

In this video, Dr. John Wiesman describes his experience as the Washington State Secretary of Health during COVID-19. This series of video interviews with public health leaders is related to topics discussed in columns in the JPHMP series, The Management Moment. These brief interviews provide tips on putting into practice information from these columns. John Wiesman, DrPH, MPH, is a Professor of

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Dr. Paul Halverson on Leading State and Local Public Health Agencies

Paul Halverson SHO leadership

This series of video interviews with public health leaders is related to topics discussed in columns in the JPHMP series, The Management Moment. These brief interviews provide tips on putting into practice information from these columns. In this video, produced by the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health SHO-Case Study, Dr. Hugh Tilson spoke with Dr. Paul Halverson about the qualities

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Building a Coaching Culture: The Roles of Coaches, Mentors, and Sponsors

by Edward L. Baker MD, MPH; Helena Hengelbrok, MPH; Susan A. Murphy MBA, PhD; and Roderick Gilkey, PhD Growth and development as a leader can best be achieved by a disciplined approach involving formal development experiences, self-assessment, and a commitment to taking time for reflection and renewal. Although some of this work can be done alone, support from a coach,

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Dr. Jeff Koplan on the Practice of Leadership in Public Health

by Ed Baker, MD, MPH This series of video interviews with public health leaders is related to topics discussed in columns in the JPHMP series, The Management Moment. These brief interviews provide tips on putting into practice information from these columns. It has been said that one of the central tasks for leaders is to “positively impact the way others feel.” (1)

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Conducting Successful Virtual Meetings While Managing COVID Fatigue

by Edward Baker, MD, MPH; and Susan Murphy MBA, PhD This article originally appeared in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice and is shared here with permission from the authors and publisher. Read the article in JPHMP. Life has changed in so many ways since the COVID pandemic began. As public health has become front page news, the

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Dr. Bill Roper Discusses Best Practices in Leadership

by Ed Baker, MD, MPH This series of video interviews with public health leaders is related to topics discussed in columns in the JPHMP series, The Management Moment. These brief interviews provide tips on putting into practice information from these columns. As I reflect on my own process of learning about the practice of leadership in public health, I’m drawn

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Dr. Stephanie Bailey on Leading Organizational Change

by Ed Baker, MD, MPH, MSc This series of video interviews with public health leaders is related to topics discussed in columns in the JPHMP series, The Management Moment. These brief interviews provide tips on putting into practice information from these columns. When I’m in the presence of Dr. Stephanie Bailey, I know that I will feel the warmth and joy she

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John Auerbach on Health Agency Leadership

by Ed Baker, MD, MPH, MSc This series of video interviews with public health leaders is related to topics discussed in columns in the JPHMP series, The Management Moment. These brief interviews provide tips on putting into practice information from these columns. As the COVID-19 pandemic expands across the nation, public health leaders are faced with unprecedented challenges. In this context, wise

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Dr. Bill Foege on the Practice of Leadership in Public Health

by Ed Baker, MSc, MD, MPH This series of video interviews with public health leaders is related to topics discussed in columns in the JPHMP series, The Management Moment. These brief interviews provide tips on putting into practice information from these columns. When I think of public health leaders whom I most respect and admire, my mind turns to Dr. Bill Foege,

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