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Podcast: Gregory Sunshine on CDC’s Public Health Emergency Law Online Training Program

by Camelia Singletary, MPH 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.  On this episode of Public Health Perspectives, Gregory Sunshine talks about the CDC’s Public Health Emergency Law online training. Gregory Sunshine

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Infographic: Incentivizing Healthy Snacks During Out-of-School-Time Through Grocery Store Partnerships

A report published in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, “Incentivizing Healthy Snacks During Out-of-School-Time Grocery Store Partnerships,” examines partnerships between grocery stores and out-of-school-time (OST) programs, such as 4-H, scouting, and youth sports, to determine promising avenues for promoting healthier snacks during OST. Lead author Stephanie Anzman-Frasca and her colleagues assess discounts offered through grocery store partnerships to help address cost barriers in

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Public Health Workforce Creativity and Innovation Podcast with Rachel Locke and Tiffaney Brown

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 Rachel Locke and Tiffaney Brown. In this JPHMP Direct Talk feature, Rachel Locke, Program Associate at the de Beaumont Foundation, and Tiffaney Brown, Director of Staff Training and Development at

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The PhD Knowledge Lifecycle: Actual Versus Perceived Knowledge

by Erika Martin, PhD, MPH Surviving your dissertation and the job market requires a secret sauce of excellent research, strong work ethic, and effective project management. Dissertation advisers typically focus on the first two ingredients. However, project management skills are equally important, and not just for MBA, MPA, MHA, and other terminal degree students who are training for managerial positions.

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Improving the Lives of People and Communities: Spotlight on Dr. Kate Beatty

by Michelle Haberstroh “Every day I get to work with students who will go out into the world and improve the lives of people in their communities.” This June, we shine the spotlight on JPHMP editorial board member Dr. Kate Beatty. Dr. Beatty is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Services Management and Policy, Director of the Tennessee Public Health

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Grant Writing in Academic Public Health – The Funder

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 my previous post in this series, I covered the basics of getting started on the grant writing process.

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10 Recommendations for Improving Data-Driven Communication about the Opioid Epidemic

by Andy Krackov, MA, and Erika G. Martin, PhD, MPH With a 200% increase in the rate of opioid-involved deaths since 2000, many US states and the federal government have declared states of public health emergency. In response, many state and local health departments are developing opioid data dashboards with visualizations, descriptive information, and downloadable data or reports. Opioid data

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Promoting Health and Cost Control in States: A Podcast Interview with Adam Lustig of Trust for America’s Health

by Camelia Singletary, MPH 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.  In this episode of JPHMP Direct Talk, we highlight Trust for America’s Health and its recent report titled Promoting Health and Cost Control in States (PHACCS). Adam Lustig, who

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July 2019: Investments in Population Health

The July/August issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focuses on investments in population health. The lead commentary by Adam Lustig of the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) calls for a greater emphasis on the importance of multisector solutions beyond health care. He refers to a newly released TFAH report, Promoting Health and Cost Control in States,

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