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New “Writing in Boxes for Scientific Journals” eLearning Module!

New “Writing in Boxes for Scientific Journals” eLearning Module! With grateful assistance from designer Adam Judge and the de Beaumont Foundation, the editors of JPHMP have developed a FREE online learning module, based on the CSTE Scientific Writing Toolkit, which enables authors to create an article from scratch by following user-friendly cues that walk them through the IMRAD process of

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A Conversation with Florida Surgeon General Dr. Celeste Philip

At JPHMP, our mission is to advance and disseminate impactful, practice-based evidence to inform initiatives and policies to improve population health. The public health researchers, academics, policy makers, and practitioners who contribute content to the journal support this mission and strive to improve public health for all communities through their research. We spoke with Dr. Celeste Philip, MD, MPH, Surgeon General and

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Writing the Results Section of Your Manuscript for the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice

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. Ostensibly, the results section of an article

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Infographic: State and Local Health Department Activities Related to Abortion

A new article published ahead-of-print in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice looks at abortion-related activities of state and local health departments. Author Nancy Berglas, DrPH, concludes that “[w]hile most state health departments engage in abortion-related activities, they appear to reflect what the law requires rather than the range of core public health activities.” Read “State and Local Department Activities Related to

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The Public Health National Center for Innovations: Strengthening Innovation in Public Health

by Travis Parker Lee, BS Focus on Accreditation and Innovation addresses current issues related to the Public Health Accreditation Board’s national public health department accreditation program, and the Public Health National Center for Innovations. This series highlights the experiences and perspectives of accredited health departments and explores topics related to the Standards and Measures, research and evaluation findings, and the

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Nov 2017 Focus: Communicable Disease

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH The November/December issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, focusing on the public health aspects of communicable diseases, emphasizes new initiatives at the cutting edge of prevention, surveillance, and control. As JPHMP enters its 24th year of publication in 2018, the mission of this publication in bringing new advances to practice

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How Can Schools of Public Health Provide Surge Capacity?

by Jay Maddock, PhD The Dean’s Perspective focuses on issues pertinent to the relationship between academic public health and the practice community. Over the last month, we have witnessed catastrophic hurricane landfalls in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico. Here in College Station, Texas, we waited out three feet of rain from Hurricane Harvey while we watched as our nearest city,

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Authors Discuss Highlights of the First 15 Years of Environmental Public Health Tracking Program

At JPHMP, our mission is to advance and disseminate impactful, practice-based evidence to inform initiatives and policies to improve population health. The public health researchers, academics, policy makers, and practitioners who contribute content to the journal support this mission and strive to improve public health for all communities through their research. We sat down with Holly R. Wilson, MHSE, CHES,

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Authors Discuss Self-directed Online Leadership Learning Choices of Public Health Professionals

  At JPHMP, our mission is to advance and disseminate impactful, practice-based evidence to inform initiatives and policies to improve population health. The public health researchers, academics, policy makers, and practitioners who contribute content to the journal support this mission and strive to improve public health for all communities through their research. We sat down with Claudia Fernandez, DrPH, MS, RD,

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15 Things You Need to Know about Environmental Public Health Tracking

A newly released article in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice highlights advances and successes of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Environmental Public Health Tracking Program since it began in 2002. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Tracking Program. In recognition of this milestone, we’ve put together a list of 15 important facts

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