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Staffing Up: Determining Public Health Workforce Levels Needed to Serve the Nation

by Naomi Rich Using Data to Inform Adequate Public Health Staffing Needs Since 2008, there has been a significant decrease in funding for governmental public health, which already operates with minimally sufficient levels of staff. Continued funding reductions have severely impacted staffing capacity and hindered the ability of our nation’s health departments to address community needs and protect and promote

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Partisan Divides on Importance of Public Health Narrowed from 2018 to 2020 in a National Poll

Meditations on the MPH

by JP Leider, PhD In recent decades, public health has become politicized – both the governmental enterprise and the core concepts. There is partisan and ideological disagreement about the role of government, and this has translated pretty directly into disparate views on the role of public health in society. This gap has widened over the last 40 years. The General

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From the Editor: COVID-19 and Public Health–Looking Back, Moving Forward

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH The January/February issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focuses on the Public Health Workforce, and is accompanied by a special supplement on COVID-19, sponsored by the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), Big Cities Health Coalition, and the de Beaumont Foundation. “COVID-19 and Public Health: Looking Back, Moving

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Revised 10 Essential Public Health Services Framework Centers Equity and Propels the Field into the 21st Century

by Naomi Rich On September 9, 2020, the Public Health National Center for Innovations (PHNCI), de Beaumont Foundation, and a Task Force of public health experts revealed a revised 10 Essential Public Health Services (EPHS) framework, updating the recognizable graphic and Essential Services to meet the needs of current and future public health practice. Perhaps the most notable update, and

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PHRASES Offers New Tools for Talking About Public Health

by Sheryl Monks   It’s been said that when public health is working, nothing happens because the 3 Ps upon which public health rests, according to C.E.A. Winslow’s definition — “preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting physical health” — are being effectively carried out. It isn’t until a disease outbreak like the current COVID-19 pandemic that the general public hears

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Practical Playbook: Community Partnerships Improving Health

Since its inception in 2013, the Practical Playbook initiative has provided tools, guidance, and resources that have helped create more than 1,000 programs and more than 600 partnerships among public health, primary care, and others to improve population health. View this new video to learn more about the impact of the initiative, a partnership between Duke University School of Medicine, the Centers for

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New Workforce Estimates Show Public Health Never Recovered from the Great Recession. Then Came COVID-19.

by JP Leider, PhD Source It’s 10 pm. Do you know where your public health workforce is? These next 6 to 8 weeks are likely to represent the midnight hour of the first wave of COVID-19. Models differ, significantly, but as states begin to reopen, we know that thousands of more deaths are on the way. When this pandemic started

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The Wide World of Public Health: Spotlight on Dr. JP Leider

JPHMP Spotlight JP Leider

by Sheryl Monks “[A]s an undergraduate I studied ethics and genetics, so not terribly applied in the way that public health is, and I found that that’s what I loved about it, that there were things that you could do that would really impact a population and that the questions were really tough.” Today, we are shining the spotlight on

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Public Health Workforce Creativity and Innovation Podcast with Rachel Locke and Tiffaney Brown

JPHMP Direct TALK is a podcast series that explores the many voices of public health and brings listeners conversations that bridge the gap between research and practice. Today’s guests are Rachel Locke and Tiffaney Brown. Creativity and Innovation Podcast In this JPHMP Direct Talk feature, Rachel Locke, Program Associate at the de Beaumont Foundation, and Tiffaney Brown, Director of Staff

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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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