Category Archives: special supplement

Infographic: Conquering the Health Disparities of Structural Racism

My new commentary “Conquering the Health Disparities of Structural Racism,” published in a special supplement of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, presents best practices for mitigating the effects of structural racism on the social determinants of health and thus, health disparities. Policies, processes, and systems rooted in racist ideologies, like redlining, and school segregation directly impact the health

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Data Moves at the Speed of Trust: Cross-sector Data Sharing to Support Community Violence Prevention  

We built stakeholder trust and engagement through a series of interviews and group discussions and used results to design a responsive strategy for cross-sector data sharing. Solutions to complex public health challenges are increasingly reliant on cross-sector collaboration between public health, healthcare, governmental and nonprofit entities. Data sharing can broaden the scope of work and improve the collective impact of

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A Conversation About Healthy People 2030 with Assistant Secretary for Health, Admiral Rachel L. Levine

Associate Editor Justin B. Moore speaks with Admiral Rachel L. Levine, Assistant Secretary for Health, about the role of Healthy People 2030. Admiral Rachel L. Levine serves as the 17th Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the head of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. She fights every day to

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Podcast: The Unique Role (and Challenges) of the Preventive Medicine Workforce

Drs. Deborah Porterfield, Linda Hill, and Lisa Miller describe the unique role and challenges of the preventive medicine workforce. As Jung and Russell highlight in “HRSA’s Investment in Preventive Medicine,” the lead editorial in a recent supplemental issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, preventive medicine (PM) is a unique medical specialty that requires training in not

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Podcast: Law and Policy as Tools in Healthy People 2030

Laws and policies are critical determinants of health and well-being. They can encourage positive behaviors and discourage harmful behaviors, and they can enhance or worsen health, health equity, health disparities, and health literacy. In this episode of JPHMP Direct TALK, Angela McGowan and Joel Teitelbaum, two of the authors of an article published in the Journal of Public Health Management

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Video Q&A — Preventive Medicine for Rural America: Why More Training Programs Must Be Here

While there is a well-recognized national shortage of Preventive Medicine (PM) physicians, there is also a marked maldistribution. In a new article in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, Drs. Jennifer Lultschik and Christopher Martin describe one approach to address the disparity in PM specialists in practice within rural regions such as Appalachia by supporting a greater number of Graduate Medical Education

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Why Is the Diverse Field of Occupational and Environmental Medicine One of the Best Kept Secrets in Medicine?

by Judith Green-McKenzie, MD A new report published in a special supplemental issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focusing on the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA’s) Investment in Public Health looks at the factors contributing to the shortage of formally trained Occupational Physicians in the United States. In “Outcomes of a Survey-Based Approach to Determine Factors Contributing to the Shortage

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Infographic: Updating Health Literacy for Healthy People 2030

A new article, “Updating Health Literacy for Healthy People 2030: Defining Its Importance for a New Decade in Public Health,” published ahead of print in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, describes the evolution of Healthy People 2030’s definition of health literacy. Healthy People 2030 (HP2030), the fifth iteration of the Healthy People initiative, provides science-based national health objectives with targets to improve the health and

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Video Summary: Outcomes of an Intervention to Increase Physicians Underrepresented in Medicine in Occupational Medicine Training

Diversity in the US physician workforce is important. Physicians Underrepresented in Medicine (UIM) are more likely to serve poor, uninsured, and vulnerable populations. In a new article in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, Dr. Judith Green-McKenzie and colleagues describe outcomes of an intervention aimed at increasing the number of UIM physicians in Occupational Medicine. Read Our Special

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Podcast: Updating Health Literacy for Healthy People 2030

In this episode of JPHMP Direct Talk, authors Dushanka Kleinman and Cindy Brach discuss their article, “Updating Health Literacy for Healthy People 2030,” published ahead of print in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. Healthy People 2030 (HP2030), the fifth iteration of the Healthy People initiative, provides science-based national health objectives with targets to improve the health and well-being of Americans. For the first time

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