Tag Archives: From the Editor

For Public Health Workers, Voting Is a Professional Responsibility

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS On November 6th the United States will hold the 2018 midterm elections. Midterm elections are notoriously low-turnout elections, with disenchantment and apathy usually carrying the day for many if not most eligible voters. However, these are not typical times that we’re living in. As public health is inherently political, this is a time when

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Not to Be Missed: May Recommendations

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS As we welcome in May and increasingly warmer weather, I’d like to bring your attention to two excellent columns and a commentary recently published in the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice. The first is The Management Moment from the May/June issue, which is authored this month by Mark L. Braunstein, Martin LaVenture,

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September 2017 Issue Celebrates ASTHO: Past, Present, and Future

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH This issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice contains a special section celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. This entire section, comprising five articles, is sponsored by ASTHO and the de Beaumont Foundation as open access. As described by Nancy Maddox, in 1935 after

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May 2017 Issue Focuses on Sexually Transmitted Diseases

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH The May/June 2017 issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice has a series of articles focusing on Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infections and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases including Human Papillomavirus (HPV).  As outlined in the lead editorial by Ben Truman, these articles offer practical approaches to the prevention and control of these

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