Category Archives: special supplement

Guiding the Nation’s Health Statistics to Improve Population Health

Brian C Moyer Podcast

Editor-in-chief Lloyd F. Novick speaks with Dr. Brian C. Moyer, Director of the National Center for Health Statistics, about Healthy People 2030. Dr. Brian C. Moyer is the Director of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), an important resource guiding America’s health. As director, Dr. Moyer provides executive leadership and strategic direction for the Center’s statistical programs and policies.

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Advancing Racial Equity in Buncombe County, North Carolina

Dawn Hunter and Zo Mpofu talk about their work in developing a countywide Racial Equity Action Plan to support transformative dialogue, increase civic engagement, and formalize efforts to advance racial equity in Buncombe County, North Carolina. Within the past year, the City of Asheville and Buncombe County, NC, have declared racism a public health crisis and implemented a number of

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When Communities Lead, Positive Health Outcomes Advance

We must learn and understand our collective history as a culture to get to the root cause of the racial disparities. This post originally appeared on Every Child Thrives | W.K. Kellogg Foundation and is reposted here with permission by the author and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Read the original post here. For many of us working in public health

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Using Human-Centered Design for More Inclusive Maternal Health

We uncovered the social support gaps in maternal health and co-designed solution prototypes with community-based organizations through design workshops, highlighting the potential of design thinking as a tool for centering equity in public health practice. At Ariadne Labs, clinical teams use human-centered design to develop solution prototypes for documented gaps in health care delivery. We recently described one such initiative

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Making the “Invisible” Visible: Battling Structural Racism Against Asians in the US

Editor-in-chief Dr. Lloyd Novick speaks with Dr. Naoko Muramatsu about Battling Structural Racism Against Asians in the United States: Call for Public Health to Make the “Invisible” Visible, an article which appears in a new supplement, Public Health Interventions to Address Health Disparities Associated with Structural Racism. Violence and discrimination against Asians escalated during the COVID-19 pandemic, fueled by slurs

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Perspective Transformation on Structural Racism: Learning to See Racism

Understanding how different groups experience Perspective Transformation can help advance efforts to promote health equity. A new article published in a special JPHMP supplement, Public Health Interventions to Address Health Disparities Associated with Structural Racism, highlights a concept known as perspective transformation. Perspective transformation centers on “the idea that once a person knows, think[s], and believes something different, they will

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Infographic: Community Resilience: A Dynamic Model for Public Health 3.0

Community Resilience as a framework for Public Health 3.0 to address structural racism, foster equity, and improve population health. The article, “Community Resilience: A Dynamic Model for Public Health 3.0” presents an innovative model for Chief Health Strategists to measure and define place-based community resilience. The paper describes methods for measuring equity and addressing structural racism as a public health

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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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