Category Archives: special supplement

July 2017: Health in All Policies & Special Supplement on Community Health Needs Assessment

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS The July/August issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (JPHMP) includes a number of articles focused on obesity prevention and active living. Marissa Zwald and colleagues present a thorough examination of the role of elected and appointed local officials in transportation policy and planning decisions in “Understanding Municipal Officials’ Involvement in

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Highlights of Public Health Informatics Supplement

by Gulzar H. Shah, PhD, MStat, MS This special issue on local public health informatics is an inclusive collection of articles, highlighting the current landscape of informatics needs and capacities of local health departments (LHDs). Gibson and colleagues note in their editorial “Urgent Challenges for Local Public Health Informatics,” that good informatics can improve public health practice, but LHDs face

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