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Unleash the Power of Innovation by Incorporating 11 Ingredients Into Your Culture

by Grace G. Gorenflo, MPH, RN 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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Are You Being Exposed to Lead Poisons in Your Own Home?

by Michelle Haberstroh As a graduate student studying public health, I have always been interested in the role the environment plays in impacting health, yet I still wound up living in a home with lead-based paint. When I moved into a nice duplex here in Illinois two years ago, my landlords had the lease in hand, and rather than read

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Is it Time to Host an Unconference?

by Jay Maddock, PhD Mad About Public Health is a series that looks at the health of populations from varying creative and innovative perspectives. Last month, I wrote about making the most of attending a scientific conference. The title of this week’s post may make you think that I have moved to Bizarro World, but an Unconference is actually a

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Infographic: Opioid Abuse Prevention and Treatment: Lessons from South Carolina

A report published in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, “Opioid Abuse Prevention and Treatment: Lessons from South Carolina,” describes several legislative and nonlegislative strategies being considered in South Carolina for addressing the opioid crisis. Lead author Jason F. Arnold and his colleagues assess the strengths and weaknesses of these proposals and how they compare with other states that have also implemented response plans,

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Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome: Yes, Teens, Smoking Marijuana Too Much CAN Hurt You

by Elena Vidrascu, MSc Welcome to Preventing America’s Next Drug Epidemic: A Multidisciplinary Approach, a series designed to introduce the many facets of substance misuse and how integrating the work of multiple partners may be the best approach towards prevention and treatment. The other day I got a text from a friend asking if I was familiar with cannabinoid hyperemesis

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Examining the Effectiveness of Year-Round School Calendars : An Interview with Dr. Robert Hahn

by Michelle Haberstroh As part of my internship with JPHMP Direct, I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Robert Hahn, one of the authors of a systematic review published ahead-of-print in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. A PDF of the article, “Examining the Effectiveness of Year-Round School Calendars on Improving Educational Attainment Outcomes Within the Context of

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The Editor’s Podcast: May 2019 Issue on Substance Abuse

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 looks at articles appearing in

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Grant Writing in Academic Public Health – The Basics

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 a recent series, I laid out some considerations for conducting a successful job search to land a position

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The Shape of a Career: From Country Doctor Aspirations to Public Health Leader, with Dr. Paul Erwin

by Sheryl Monks, MFA “I thought I wanted to be a country doctor and carry my own black bag, but I was open to other possibilities.” Last spring, Dr. Paul Erwin was appointed Dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, but his journey to that position, like many others in public health, wasn’t

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JPHMP Direct Talk Podcast: Dr. Celeste Philip on Preparedness Efforts During a 2016 Zika Outbreak in Florida

JPHMP Direct TALK is a podcast series that explores the many voices of public health and brings listeners conversations that bridge the gap between research and practice. Today’s guests are Dr. Lloyd Novick, editor of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, and Dr. Celeste Philip, former Surgeon General and Secretary of the Flordia Department of Health. In this

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