Category Archives: Special Features

Innovative Methods for Designing Actionable Program Evaluation: Behind the Article with Authors Brandon Nesbit and Sally Thigpen

Hi there! We are Brandon Nesbit and Sally Thigpen, two of the authors of “Innovative Methods for Designing Actionable Program Evaluation.” It’s one of the papers in Catalyzing State Public Health Agency Actions to Prevent Injury and Violence, a supplement of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Funded programs are expected to demonstrate implementation progress and outcome impact,

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The Impact of Four State-Specific MBHCPs and Lessons Learned from a Multistate Collaborative Effort

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 Jennifer Langhinrichsen-Rohling, PhD, and other experts

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Publishing Opportunity for Students of Public Health

Our friends at the Practical Playbook and the de Beaumont Foundation are sponsoring an exciting opportunity for students of public health. The “New Voices Essay Contest” is a chance for students and recent graduates of health-related training programs to share their perspectives and interests. Winning entries will be published in the second printed version of the Practical Playbook. The first printed Practical Playbook focused

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Authors Discuss the Impact of the Primary Care Capacity Project

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 Heather Farb, MPH, and Jamie

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Infographic: Collectively Enhancing Mental and Behavioral Health Capacity Throughout the Gulf Coast

A new article published in the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program supplement issue of the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice describes strategies used to collectively enhance the impact of four state-specific Mental Behavioral Health Capacity Projects and shares lessons learned from a multistate collaborative effort, flexibly designed to meet a shared mission. Author Jennifer Langhinrichsen-Rohling, PhD, and colleagues, found the Collective Impact (CI)

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Author Interview with Research to Practice Award Winner Jennifer Torres Mosst

Congratulations to Jennifer Torres Mosst, PhD, MPH, MSSW, whose abstract “Demonstration Project to Test Medicaid Reimbursement Models for Coverage of the National Diabetes Prevention Program in Los Angeles” was selected as the winner of the 2017 Research to Practice Award, co-sponsored by the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice and the APHA Health Administration Section. The Research to Practice Award solicits best

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The Gulf Region Health Outreach Program (GRHOP) and a Public Health Mantra

In public health we repeat over and over again, in suitably hushed tones, the phrase “There is no major public health problem that can be solved by one discipline working alone.” Our literature contains reverent references to the need for the hyphen disciplinaries (multi-; trans- and cross-); to systems approaches, and, coming soon, to convergent science. For accreditation, our schools

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Gulf Region Health Outreach Program (GRHOP) Stands Out as an Outlier in Public Health Funding Support — Make Your Program One Too!

In a moment of profound reflection, following a slow deep breath, exhaled gently but completely, ask yourself the last time you recall a public health program receiving funding support of $105 million? Odds are that even after a Google search, a reasonable public health practitioner is likely to conclude never, or not in my lifetime. The cynical among us might

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JPHMP Editors Unveil New Public Health Case Studies Book at APHA in Atlanta

Journal of Public Health Management & Practice founder and editor-in-chief Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH, along with co-editors Carole Novick, BA, and Cynthia Morrow, MD, MPH, signed copies of a new compilation of public health case studies released at the American Public Health Association annual conference in Atlanta on November 5, 2017. The new text, JPHMP’s 21 Public Health Case Studies on

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15 Things You Need to Know About the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program (GRHOP)

15 Things You Need to Know About the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program (GRHOP) A newly released supplement in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice highlights the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program (GRHOP), a series of integrated, five-year projects created as part of the Deepwater Horizon Medical Benefits Class Action Settlement and designed to strengthen healthcare in Gulf Coast communities

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