Category Archives: Videos

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 study, identifying

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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 guide you through the

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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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Making an Impact on Public Health: Video Interview with Dr. Jay Maddock

In this video, Dr. Jay Maddock, Dean of the School of Public Health at Texas A&M University and co-author of “The Role of Dissemination in Promotion and Tenure for Public Health” explains why impact factor and h-index only measure part of the public health scholar’s impact in the field and offers tips on disseminating research to achieve greater success, at

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A Lesson in Gaining Buy-In from Policy Makers: An Author Q&A with Dr. Daniel Bornstein

A group of researchers, led by Dr. Daniel Bornstein, is receiving media attention from news outlets across the country, including USA Today, for an article recently published in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice. The article,  “Which US States Pose the Greatest Threats to Military Readiness and Public Health? Public Health Policy Implications for a Cross-sectional Investigation of Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Body

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A Chilling Experience on the Ice: Large-Scale Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Wisconsin Leads to Improved Outreach and Surveillance Efforts

by Christy Vogt, MPH, CHES and Paul Creswell, PhD It was a chilly December night in Lake Delton, Wisconsin, a summer tourism town of about 3,000 people that lies 45 minutes north of the state capitol, Madison. A hockey game finished at the local ice rink and players were goofing around with parents and friends. The fun stopped suddenly when a player

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Video Abstract: Authors Discuss Federal Funding of Public Health Law Evaluation in New Study in The Journal of Public Health Management & Practice

The Journal of Public Health Management & Practice sat down with Jennifer Ibrahim, PhD, the lead author of “Supporting a Culture of Evidence-Based Policy: Federal Funding for Public Health Law Evaluation Research, 1985-2014.” In their new study, Dr. Ibrahim, along with colleagues at Temple University Scott Burris, JD, and Heidi Grunwald, PhD, and Aaron Sorensen, MS at UberResearch, assessed trends

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