Mad About Public Health
Mad About Public Health is a series that looks at the health of populations from varying creative and innovative perspectives.
Jay E. Maddock, PhD is the former Dean of the School of Public Health at Texas A&M University. He is internationally recognized for his research in social ecological approaches to increasing physical activity. He has served as principal investigator on over $18 million in extramural funding and authored over 100 scientific articles. [Full Bio]
Read all columns in this series:
- Snacks After Youth Sports Add More Calories Than Kids Burning While Playing, Study Says
- Working with Industry to Promote Public Health
- Are Health Professional Worksites Promoting Well-being?
- Why Some Doctors Are Prescribing a Day in the Park or a Walk on the Beach for Good Health
- Is it Time to Host an Unconference?
- Making the Most of Scientific Conferences
Check out Dr. Maddock’s Previous Series, The Dean’s Perspective:
- Should We Be Teaching a Public Health Diet?
- Can Public Health and Planetary Health Coexist?
- Genius, Creativity, and Healthy Aging
- Summer Reading List
- Life Lessons from the Ambassador to Roberto
- Creating a Writing Habit
- Professional Networking in the Digital Age
- Using Improv to Improve Public Health
- Sugar Free January and the Modeling of Health Behaviors
- Zen and the Art of Tenure and Promotion
- Getting Back to Nature
- How Can Schools of Public Health Provide Surge Capacity?
- Skills for Public Health Graduates
- New Measures of Academic Impact
- Health in the South
- The Value of a Global Experience
- Make a Public Health Resolution
- Creating a National Dialogue Around Public Health Issues
- The Executive-in-Residence: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?
- Can Public Health Be the New Psychology?