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Sep 2019: The Positive Influence of Local Public Health Agencies on the Populations They Serve

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by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH Our September/October issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice illustrates the positive influence of local public health agencies on the populations they serve. Mazzucca and colleagues write that fostering evidence-based decision making (EBDM) within local health determinants is crucial to translating research to prevent public health practice into public health practice

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Setting Out the Framework for Public Health Finance: Spotlight on Dr. Peggy Honoré

by Sheryl Monks “I was the Vice President of Finance and Administration for a two-year campus of a four-year university system. So I understand quite well the role community colleges play in educating the workforce in America, not only the role but the value.” JPHMP Spotlight Peggy Honore This July, we shine the spotlight on JPHMP editorial board member Dr.

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10 Recommendations for Improving Data-Driven Communication about the Opioid Epidemic

by Andy Krackov, MA, and Erika G. Martin, PhD, MPH With a 200% increase in the rate of opioid-involved deaths since 2000, many US states and the federal government have declared states of public health emergency. In response, many state and local health departments are developing opioid data dashboards with visualizations, descriptive information, and downloadable data or reports. Visualizing the

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July 2019: Investments in Population Health

The July/August issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focuses on investments in population health. The lead commentary by Adam Lustig of the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) calls for a greater emphasis on the importance of multisector solutions beyond health care. He refers to a newly released TFAH report, Promoting Health and Cost Control in States,

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Infographic: Implementation and Effectiveness of an Online Responsible Vendor Training Program for Recreational Marijuana Stores

Six US states have implemented retail sales of recreational marijuana. Training in responsible sales practices has been effective in the alcohol market. A study published in the May 2019 issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focusing on substance abuse and related disorders examines an online responsible marijuana vendor (RMV) training. Using a randomized controlled trial, the study authors examined

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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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The Shape of a Career: From Country Doctor Aspirations to Public Health Leader, with Dr. Paul Erwin

by Sheryl Monks, MFA “I thought I wanted to be a country doctor and carry my own black bag, but I was open to other possibilities.” Last spring, Dr. Paul Erwin was appointed Dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, but his journey to that position, like many others in public health, wasn’t

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JPHMP Direct Talk Podcast: Dr. Celeste Philip on Preparedness Efforts During a 2016 Zika Outbreak in Florida

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 Dr. Lloyd Novick, editor of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, and Dr. Celeste Philip, former Surgeon General and Secretary of the Flordia Department of Health. Celeste Philips

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