What Does a Board of Health Member or Elected Official Get Out of Working With a Local Health Department on Accreditation?

by Harvey Wallace, PhD  Focus on Accreditation and Innovation addresses current issues related to the Public Health Accreditation Board’s national public health department accreditation program, and the Public Health National Center for Innovations. This series highlights the experiences and perspectives of accredited health departments and explores topics related to the Standards and Measures, research and evaluation findings, and the latest

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Finding Time for Scholarly Writing (Part I)

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS, FACSM The Scholarship of Public Health addresses topics relevant to scientific publishing, dissemination of evidence and best practices, and the education of current and future professionals. This column presents some considerations and best practices for finding time to produce scholarship in the form of a manuscript or presentation. One of the most oft repeated

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Tallahassee Public Health Professor Participates in Saturday’s March for Science

On Saturday, thousands of scientists and supporters of science marched in cities across the US and countries around the world to protest a new presidential administration viewed as hostile to issues affecting healthcare, the environment, and other science-related programs and initiatives. Marches took place in major US cities, including Washington, DC, Chicago, New York, and Philadelphia, and also in smaller places such as

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CDC Video: Emerging Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea

Emerging Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea: What’s New and What Now? – Medscape – Mar 06, 2017 Dr. Gail Bolan, director for the Division of STD Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines the latest developments in efforts to fight drug-resistant gonorrhea. As part of its CDC Expert Commentary series on Medscape, Bolan offers advice for responding to the issue while safeguarding patients. Watch the video and read the full

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The Third World in Your Own Backyard

by Jason S. Brinkley, PhD, MA, MS On the Brink addresses topics related to data, analytics, and visualizations on personal health and public health research. This column explores current practices in the health arena and how both the data and mathematical sciences have an impact. (The opinions and views represented here are the author’s own and do not reflect any group

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Using Data to Impact Community Health and Drive Action: A Strategy Brief from the Practical Playbook

. The use of data is central to population health improvement. The 2017 Practical Playbook National Meeting, Improving Population Health: Collaborative Strategies That Work, will feature insights, tools, methods, and examples related to identifying what data to gather, how to locate and collect it, and how to share it with other relevant stakeholders to generate interest and support. Using Data

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Who Is a Scientist, Anyway?

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS, FACSM The Scholarship of Public Health addresses topics relevant to scientific publishing, dissemination of evidence and best practices, and the education of current and future professionals. This column presents some considerations and best practices when producing an abstract for your manuscript or presentation. Ostensibly, this question should be easy to answer. One answer might

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