Category Archives: Videos

10 Recommendations for Improving Data-Driven Communication about the Opioid Epidemic

by Andy Krackov, MA, and Erika G. Martin, PhD, MPH With a 200% increase in the rate of opioid-involved deaths since 2000, many US states and the federal government have declared states of public health emergency. In response, many state and local health departments are developing opioid data dashboards with visualizations, descriptive information, and downloadable data or reports. Visualizing the

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Giving a Voice to Public Health Practitioners: An Interview with JPHMP Founding Editor Dr. Lloyd F. Novick

by Sheryl Monks, MFA For 25 years, the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice has captured the most pressing issues in public health practice, including the movement for health department accreditation, public health preparedness, workforce development, and quality improvement, and at the same time, it has given a voice to public health practitioners. Dr. Lloyd Novick, who founded the

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Examining the Effectiveness of Year-Round School Calendars : An Interview with Dr. Robert Hahn

by Michelle Haberstroh As part of my internship with JPHMP Direct, I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Robert Hahn, one of the authors of a systematic review published ahead-of-print in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. A PDF of the article, “Examining the Effectiveness of Year-Round School Calendars on Improving Educational Attainment Outcomes Within the Context of

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A Closer Look at the Public Health Perspectives Podcast

Public Health Perspectives is a podcast series on JPHMP Direct targeted towards strengthening the future public health workforce. The show is hosted by Camelia Singletary, MPH, who has made it her mission to learn and share information about as many public health career paths as possible. She has spoken now to nearly a dozen different public health professionals and MPH

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School Health Alliance Mobile Medical Unit Is Keeping Students Healthy, Fit, and Ready to Learn

by Camelia Singletary, MPH, and Elena Vidrascu, MSc Mobile Medical Unit Background Mobile Medical Units were pioneered by the Children’s Health Fund (CHF) over 30 years ago by Paul Simon, Dr. Irwin Redlener, and Karen Redlener. The CHF was founded after several individuals took a tour of a New York City shelter and observed the poor conditions that the children

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New Tutorial: How to Write the Methods Section of a Scientific Article

This new tutorial helps you write the methods section of a scientific article. Dr. Justin B. Moore shares writing advice in his column The Scholarship of Public Health. In “Writing the Methods Section of Your Manuscript for the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice,” he offers tips on study design, setting, participants, data source or measure, quantification of variables, and statistical methods,

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New Tutorial: How to Write the Discussion Section of a Scientific Article

This new tutorial helps you write the discussion section of a scientific article. In a recent post in Dr. Justin B. Moore’s column The Scholarship of Public Health, he outlined the steps to “Writing the Discussion Section of Your Manuscript for the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.” This tutorial offers tips on putting your results into context, highlighting strengths and limitations of your

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Video Tutorial: How to Write the Results Section of a Scientific Article

Try our new tutorial to learn how to write the results section of a scientific article. If you follow Dr. Justin Moore’s column The Scholarship of Public Health, you might’ve read his recent post “Writing the Results Section of Your Manuscript for the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.” This tutorial offers tips on using multiple covariates, interpreting coefficients, using P values, describing significance, and including tables and figures.

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How to Write an Abstract for a Scientific Article

Dr. Justin B. Moore is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. If you’ve been following his column The Scholarship of Public Health, you might’ve read his in depth guidance on “Writing an Abstract for Publication.” Now we’ve created this video tutorial based on Dr. Moore’s extensive experience both writing and editing scholarly manuscripts to help

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Promoting Health Department Opioid-Prescribing Guidelines for NYC Emergency Departments (video)

A new article published in the July 2018 issue of the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice  evaluates voluntary guidelines for the judicious prescribing of opioids upon discharge from an emergency department. The guidelines were developed by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and an expert panel of emergency medicine physicians to address the opioid epidemic.

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