Category Archives: Special Features

Authors Discuss Self-directed Online Leadership Learning Choices of Public Health Professionals

  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 Claudia Fernandez, DrPH, MS, RD,

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15 Things You Need to Know about Environmental Public Health Tracking

A newly released article in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice highlights advances and successes of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Environmental Public Health Tracking Program since it began in 2002. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Tracking Program. In recognition of this milestone, we’ve put together a list of 15 important facts

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Featured Collection – Extreme Weather Event Preparedness

The Journal of Public Health Management & Practice is pleased to bring you the latest public health research regarding extreme weather event preparedness. A timely and important collection of articles, including a special full issue of the journal focused on Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Centers, is now featured on the JPHMP website. You might also enjoy reading: Hurricane Preparedness and Public Health by Justin B. Moore

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Dr. Nancy Berglas on State and Local Health Department Activities Related to Abortion

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 Nancy F. Berglas, DrPH, to

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Using Interactive Maps to Streamline Access to Pesticide Data

by Max Richardson, MPH, MCP, and Zev Ross, MS Our article, published in a special issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, examines agricultural pesticide use in California and the multiple approaches the California Environmental Health Tracking Program has taken to increase the utility and accessibility of pesticide use data for public health practice. This includes a pesticide linkage service for highly

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ASTHO President’s Challenge Takes on Substance Misuse and Addiction

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 Jay Butler, MD, president of the Association

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JPHMP Direct Adds Camelia Singletary as Editorial Assistant

JPHMP Direct, the online companion site of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, the leading practice-based public health journal, is pleased to announce that Camelia Singletary, MPH, has been hired as a part-time editorial assistant. Singletary will lend her efforts to the Journal’s ongoing social media outreach efforts and assist with developing a new podcast series as well as the JPHMP Direct newsletter.

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Dr. Justin Moore Discusses “Cost-effectiveness of Community-based Minigrants to Increase Physical Activity in Youth”

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 Justin Moore, PhD, associate editor

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Cost-Effectiveness of Minigrants to Increase Physical Activity

A new study published in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice looks at the cost-effectiveness of minigrant programs that promote strategies for increasing physical activity levels in youth. Author Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS, and colleagues, sampled students in grades 4 through 8 in 20 North Carolina counties in observation waves over a two-year period to determine the cost per child per minute of moderate-to-vigorous physical

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