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How to Write an Abstract for a Scientific Article

Dr. Justin B. Moore is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. If you’ve been following his column The Scholarship of Public Health, you might’ve read his in depth guidance on “Writing an Abstract for Publication.” Now we’ve created this video tutorial based on Dr. Moore’s extensive experience both writing and editing scholarly manuscripts to help guide you through the

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Health Information Technology with Terri Floyd, MS

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 our journey, we will use JPHMP’s 21 Public Health Case Studies on Policy & Administration, which provides case studies that help students and practitioners

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Standing Up for Breastfeeding Promotion: A Q&A with Dr. Scott Krugman

On Sunday, July 8, the New York Times published an article on what it characterizes as a stunning opposition to a UN-affiliated World Health Assembly resolution on breastfeeding. The Times reports that US delegates used “strong-arm tactics,” acting in opposition of evidence-based research supporting breastfeeding as the healthiest option for children, and embraced instead interests of infant formula manufacturers. Read “Opposition

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Pay to Play? Author Interview with Dr. Amy Eyler

Participation in high school sports can impact the physical and mental health of students and influence other positive social and economic outcomes. To maintain sports programs amidst school budget deficits, many districts are implementing sports participation fee policies. A new article by Dr. Amy Eyler, et al, looks at state laws and regulations related to high school sports participation fees. We spoke with Dr. Eyler

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New Case Studies Detail the Work of the 21st Century Learning Community

by Nicole Pettenati, MSLS 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 latest

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Infographic: Prescriber Perceptions of an Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution Program

A new article published in the July 2018 issue of the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice looks at increased efforts to tackle the opioid epidemic by developing more overdose education and naloxone distribution (ONED) programs. Author Alyssa Peckham and colleagues survey prescribers’ attitudes and comfort levels dispensing naloxone, and find that barriers to OEND implementation continue to exist as not all

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Designing University Writing Assignments to Foster Interest in Public Health Issues and Build Professional Skills

by Erika Martin, PhD, MPH 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. Today’s post comes from guest contributor Erika Martin. There

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Sunscreen and Summer Reading

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS Summer is has officially arrived, bringing sunshine, outdoor activities, and (hopefully) sun protective behaviors. As I’m sure you bring JPHMP Direct on your beach and mountain vacations, I wanted to highlight a few articles from the July/August issue of the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice that you might have missed, starting with an

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The New Public Health Generation: When I Grow Up, I Want To Be a Public Health Hero

by Lizzie Corcoran, MPH This post originally appeared on the de Beaumont Foundation blog and is republished here with the author’s permission. I earned a master’s in public health (MPH) with a concentration in Behavioral Science and Health Education. Right out of school, I accepted the ASPPH Philanthropy Fellowship at the de Beaumont Foundation. One of the best parts of

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Screen Time and Content Might Increase Youth’s Risk to Future Substance Abuse, Part I

by Elena Vidrascu, MSc JPHMP presents Preventing America’s Next Drug Epidemic: A Multidisciplinary Approach, a new 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. Elena Vidrascu, MSc Are we inadvertently increasing our children’s risk to drug and alcohol addiction later in life?

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