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What Were Your Favorite JPHMP Direct Podcasts of 2019?

Podcast Poll 2019

We Want to Hear from YOU! Thanks for tuning in to Public Health Perspectives, the Editor’s Podcast, and JPHMP Direct Talk. We produced over 30 fantastic podcasts this year with public health leaders, top scholars, emerging professionals, and students on topics such as lead poisoning prevention, gun violence, creativity and innovation, smart health communities, physical activity in rural communities, climate

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Health Informatics and Smart Health Communities: Podcast with Valerie Rogers

by Gulzar H. Shah, PhD, MStat, MS; Valerie N. Rogers, MPH; 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.   Some innocent questions

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How Has the Field Responded to the 2012 Report on Public Health Financing?

2012 Report PH Financing

by Jessica Solomon Fisher, MCP In 2012, President Obama was elected to his second term, ‘Obamacare’ was upheld by the Supreme Court, the Transit of Venus occurred, and Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her diamond jubilee. Amidst this revelry, the Institute of Medicine (IOM), now the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, published three reports on public and population health.

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Bridging Silos: Collaborating for Environmental Health and Justice in Urban Communities

Bridging Silos Book Review

Book Review by Greg Kearney, DrPH Bridging Silos: Collaborating for Environmental Health and Justice in Urban Communities, by Katrina Smith Korfmacher. 2019. Cambridge, MA; London, England: The MIT Press. ISBN: 978-0-262-53756-8 In her timely new book, Bridging Silos: Collaborating for Environmental Health and Justice in Urban Communities (MIT Press), Dr. Katrina Smith Korfmacher offers refreshing insight and social guidance for

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Grant Writing in Academic Public Health – Applying to the National Institutes of Health

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 previous posts, I’ve covered the basics of grant writing and the identification of a funder for your work.

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The Editor’s Podcast: Dr. Mark Levine on a Near Miss Mass Shooting in Vermont

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 talks with Dr. Mark Levine,

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January 2020: From the Editor

Jan 2020 Health Leaders

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH The January/February issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focuses on State Health Officials (SHOs). Following a lead editorial “SHOing the Way Forward: Mapping a Path for State Public Health CEO Success” by Beitsch, four articles from the SHO-CASE study illustrate the backgrounds, qualifications, tenure, and turnover of these leaders of

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Sport and Collaborations for Physical Activity in Rural America: Interview with Mike Edwards

by Christiaan Abildso, PhD In the second episode of Views from the Front Porch, my guest is Dr. Michael B. Edwards, Associate Professor in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at North Carolina State University. Mike’s research is guided by the idea that developing and managing socially responsible sport and recreational facilities, programs, services, and events will encourage

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Preparing Health Departments for Climate Change: Podcast with Elena Grossman and Emily York

In this episode of JPHMP Direct Talk, authors Elena Grossman and Emily York discuss their article, “Minigrants to Local Health Departments: An Opportunity to Promote Climate Change Preparedness,” published in the March/April 2019 issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.                            Preparing Climate Change Podcast

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Creating a Space for Pracademics: Prioritizing the Academic-Practice Partnership, an Interview with Tom Gonzales

Tom Gonzales Interview

by Molly Gutilla, DrPH, MS After 22 years of experience working in local public health, Tom Gonzales was hired to direct the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment in Northern Colorado. Among a long list of to-dos, Tom has prioritized the creation of a formal partnership between public health practitioners and academics in our community. I sat down with

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