Tag Archives: Workforce Development

Meditations on the MPH, Part 1

Meditations on the MPH

by JP Leider, PhD When I was a boy, I had a dream. It was to be a veterinarian, I think. Honestly, it’s a bit hard to remember. In the intervening decades, that dream changed and morphed, dozens of times. I was less motivated and gifted than Jeff Lynne’s titular character, but generally these (professionally-oriented) dreams revolved around being of

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Alignment of PHAB Accredited State Health Agency Public Health Workforce Development Plans and the Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (PH WINS)

by Kathy Dunn, RN, 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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Reflections of the Accreditation Committee

by Douglas Scutchfield, MD; Robin Wilcox, MPA; and Wilma J. Wooten, MD, MPH The Accreditation Committee of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) is charged with determining the accreditation status of Tribal, state, local, and territorial governmental public health departments. Appointed by the PHAB Board of Directors, Committee members have current or recent experience in leadership positions in health departments.

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Skills for Public Health Graduates

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. As May comes around every year, our thoughts in academia turn to graduation.  Another class of our students has finished its degrees and is heading out into the world. Many of them are looking for jobs. Like most

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Letting Journal Editors Do (Some of) Your Work for You

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS, FACSM The Scholarship of Public Health addresses topics relevant to scientific publishing, dissemination of evidence and best practices, and the education of current and future professionals. This column presents some considerations and best practices when producing an abstract for your manuscript or presentation. This post suggests letting journal editors do (some) of the work

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JPHMP Editors Deliver Webinar on Scientific Writing for the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)

January 1, 2017 — Editors Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS, and Lloyd F. Novick, MD, MPH, of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice have written a comprehensive toolkit to assist applied epidemiologists in writing scientific articles about their research. In partnership with the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), Moore and Novick, along with Theresa M. Oniffrey, MPH, EMT-P, of Cerus

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