Tag Archives: Journal of Public Health Management and Practice

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. In this

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New Public Health Approaches to Infectious Disease Threats

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH The November-December issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focuses on new public health approaches to infectious disease. These important trends are crystallized in our lead editorial “Infectious Disease Threats and Opportunities for Prevention” by Benjamin J. Silk, editorial board member who leads molecular epidemiology activities at the Centers for Disease

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Sunscreen and Summer Reading

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS Summer is has officially arrived, bringing sunshine, outdoor activities, and (hopefully) sun protective behaviors. As I’m sure you bring JPHMP Direct on your beach and mountain vacations, I wanted to highlight a few articles from the July/August issue of the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice that you might have missed, starting with an

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Planting Seeds for the Future of Tanzania

by Rae Lynn Mitchell Students of Public Health: Voices & Profiles focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. STUDENT PROFILES–In a small town mainly comprised of houses made of mud and tin, Texas A&M University School of Public Health graduate Jill Jahns spent eight months without running water, speaking a language she had started

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Authors Discuss the Impact of the Primary Care Capacity Project

At JPHMP, our mission is to advance and disseminate impactful, practice-based evidence to inform initiatives and policies to improve population health. The public health researchers, academics, policy makers, and practitioners who contribute content to the journal support this mission and strive to improve public health for all communities through their research. We sat down with Heather Farb, MPH, and Jamie

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