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A Tribute to Dr. Philip C. Nasca

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH Dr. Philip C. Nasca, an editorial board member of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, sadly passed away on December 6, 2019. He was the former dean of the University at Albany’s School of Public Health and professor of epidemiology. Prior to assuming his position in Albany, Dr. Nasca was a professor

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Mar 2020: Vaccine Preventable Disease

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH The March/April issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice focuses on vaccine preventable disease. The lead editorial, authored by Kevin Dombkowski, highlights the importance of vaccinations as one of the most important public health interventions of our time. He outlines the challenges in the delivery of vaccines to children and adults

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The Editor’s Podcast: Dr. Mark Levine on a Near Miss Mass Shooting in Vermont

The Editor’s Podcast with Dr. Lloyd F. Novick will appear with each new issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice and will offer a closer look at the articles published in the latest issues with guest appearances by authors, guest editors, and others. In this episode of the Editor’s Podcast, Dr. Novick talks with Dr. Mark Levine,

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Nov. 2019: Tobacco

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by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS Fall is finally upon us, and with it comes the November/December issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. In this issue, we have a collection of wonderful articles, with many focusing on tobacco control. Other articles such as this excellent commentary by John Auerbach highlight the pressing need to focus on

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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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Infographic: Incentivizing Healthy Snacks During Out-of-School-Time Through Grocery Store Partnerships

A report published in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, “Incentivizing Healthy Snacks During Out-of-School-Time Grocery Store Partnerships,” examines partnerships between grocery stores and out-of-school-time (OST) programs, such as 4-H, scouting, and youth sports, to determine promising avenues for promoting healthier snacks during OST. Lead author Stephanie Anzman-Frasca and her colleagues assess discounts offered through grocery store partnerships to help address cost barriers in

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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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