Tag Archives: The Journal of Public Health Management & Practice

Arnold School of Public Health Alumna Uses Degree to Address Health Disparities as Director with Special Olympics Florida

by Erin Bluvas Students of Public Health focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. This series is guest edited by Johanzynn Gatewood, an MPH candidate in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Florida-Gainesville [Full bio]. STUDENT PROFILES — If someone had told Allison Rapp that she would earn a master’s degree

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Featured Collection on Accreditation

by Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH The Journal of Public Health Management & Practice is the leading publication for articles on the accreditation of public health agencies with three entire issues devoted to this theme in July/August 1998, July/August 2007, and January/February 2014, as well as other articles on this subject in other issues of the Journal. An important collection of 100+ articles

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The Unrealistic Gold Standard

by Jason S. Brinkley, PhD, MA, MS On the Brink addresses topics related to data, analytics, and visualizations on personal health and public health research. This column explores current practices in the health arena and how both the data and mathematical sciences have an impact. (The opinions and views represented here are the author’s own and do not reflect any group

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Charlotte Baker, DrPH, MPH, CPH, Teaches “Real Data” to Find Solutions to Pressing Public Health Issues Right Now

by Sheryl Monks, MFA Academic Public Health Practice profiles university faculty engaging with communities, collaborating with state and local health departments, or training the current or future public health workforce across the full spectrum of population health. In a broad sense, Charlotte Baker, DrPH, MPH, CPH, is a true public health practitioner, as her work crosscuts epidemiology, health behaviors, biostatistics, policy, sports injury,

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Health Department Leaders Urged to Stand Against a Repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

by Sheryl Monks, MFA Both the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) are urging their members to stand against the proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which could severely jeopardize the Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF). In a statement posted on its website, NACCHO

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Why National Accreditation Is Important to Tribes

by Lisa Pivec, MS   Focus on Accreditation and Innovation addresses current issues related to the Public Health Accreditation Board’s national public health department accreditation program, and the Public Health National Center for Innovations. This series highlights the experiences and perspectives of accredited health departments and explores topics related to the Standards and Measures, research and evaluation findings, and the

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Programs Manager, April Reese, MPH, Educates Communities on Diabetes Prevention

by Sheryl Monks, MFA Profiles of Public Health Practice highlights practitioners working in state, local, and tribal health departments; community settings; and other non-governmental agencies with a mission to improve the health of populations. April Reese is happy that diabetes awareness has reached a broader segment of the public in recent years. As the Programs Manager for the Community and

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Colorado School of Public Health Student Jillian Foss Explores the Intersectionality of Mental Health and Obesity

by Jillian Foss Students of Public Health focuses on research projects and other contributions students are making to advance public health. This series is guest edited by Johanzynn Gatewood, an MPH candidate in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Florida-Gainesville [Full bio]. STUDENT VOICES — Can mindfulness lower your risk of developing obesity over time? If mental states

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Make a Public Health Resolution

by Jay E. Maddock, PhD, FAAHB The Dean’s Perspective focuses on issues pertinent to the relationship between academic public health and the practice community. One of the benefits of being in academia is the cycle of beginnings and endings. As the fall semester draws to a close, we know that we will be turning in final grades, graduating students, and

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Celebrating the First Year of the Public Health National Center for Innovations at PHAB

by Jessica Solomon Fisher, MCP, and Travis Parker Lee, BS Focus on Accreditation and Innovation addresses current issues related to the Public Health Accreditation Board’s national public health department accreditation program, and the Public Health National Center for Innovations. This series highlights the experiences and perspectives of accredited health departments and explores topics related to the Standards and Measures, research

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