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Leadership Disparities in State Governmental Public Health Workforce: Examining the Influence of Gender.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Feb 12. Epub 2019 Feb 12.

de Beaumont Foundation, Bethesda, Maryland (Dr Chapple-McGruder and Castrucci, and, Ms Heidari); Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Division of Public Health Practice and Translational Research, The University of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona (Ms Mendoza); Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc, Norfolk, Virginia (Dr Miles); Strategy & Evaluation, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia (Dr Hilson); Department of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida (Dr Wiltshire); Department of Epidemiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, Chicago, Illinois (Ms Wilder); and State/Territorial Development and Engagement, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Arlington, Virginia (Dr Gould).

Objective: To determine the extent to which gender disparities exist in either obtaining a leadership position or pay equity among those with leadership positions in state governmental public health agencies.

Design: Utilizing the 2014 Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey, a nationally representative cross-sectional study of state governmental public health agency employees, the characteristics of the state governmental public health agency leadership were described. We estimated the odds of being a manager or an executive leader and the odds of leaders earning greater than $95 000 annually for women compared with men using polytomous multinomial regression and logistic regression models, respectively. Read More

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February 2019

Enhancing Epidemiology Capacity During the 2014-15 West Africa Ebola Outbreak: An Assessment of the Role of Applied Public Health Epidemiologists.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Feb 7. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, Atlanta Georgia. (Ms Lemmings); and Communicable Disease Branch, Division of Public Health, NC Department of Health and Human Services, Raleigh, North Carolina (Dr Maillard). Dr Perrotta is Independent, Consulting Epidemiologist, Smithville, Texas.

Context: In late 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention requested the support of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists to enhance epidemiologic capacity in the West African countries impacted or threatened by an outbreak of Ebola virus disease. In response, the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists recruited 36 senior epidemiologists who, collectively, made 45 deployments to West Africa, averaging 42 days each.

Objective: To assess the self-reported experiences and contributions of the deployed epidemiologists, as well as the role of nonprofit public health organizations in large-scale emergency response. Read More

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February 2019
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Moving From Data to Action: Necessary Next Steps to a Better Governmental Public Health Workforce.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S185-S187

de Beaumont Foundation, Bethesda, Maryland (Dr Castrucci); Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Arlington, Virginia (Dr Fraser).

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February 2019

Prioritizing the Public Health Workforce: Harnessing PH WINS Data in Local Health Departments for Workforce Development.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S183-S184

Center for Learning & Innovation (Dr Fuchs and Ms Brown), San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH), San Francisco, California; and DuPage County Health Department, DuPage County, Illinois (Ms Ristow).

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February 2019

Using Data to Advance Workforce Development in Public Health Agencies: Perspectives From State and Local Health Officials.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S180-S182

Division of Public Health, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Madison, Wisconsin (Mss McKeown and Matthies); Boston Public Health Commission, Boston, Massachusetts (Dr Valdes Lupi); and Washington County Public Health Department, Hillsboro, Oregon (Ms Mortell).

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February 2019

A Win for Workforce Development: The Value of PH WINS for ASTHO Affiliates.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S177-S179

Association of Public Health Laboratories, Silver Spring, Maryland (Mr Becker); Association of Immunization Managers, Rockville, Maryland (Ms Hannan); and National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, Decatur, Georgia (Mr Robitscher).

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February 2019

Regional Training Needs Assessment: A First Look at High-Priority Training Needs Across the United States by Region.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S166-S176

National Network of Public Health Institutes, Washington, DC, New Orleans, Louisiana (Mss McKeever and Evans, and Dr Alford). Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota (Dr Leider).

Context: Although core scientific skills remain a priority to public health, preventing and responding to today's leading causes of death require the workforce to build additional strategic skills to impact the social, community-based, and economic determinants of health. The 2017 Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey allows novel regional analysis of training needs, both individually and across 8 strategic skill domains.

Objective: The purpose of this article is to describe the training needs of public health staff nationally, across the 10 Department of Health and Human Services Regions. Read More

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February 2019
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Examining Training Motivations Among Public Health Workers.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S157-S165

Health Policy & Management, Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Context: As public health needs and priorities evolve, maintaining a trained public health workforce is critical to the success of public health efforts. Researchers have examined training needs in various contexts and subpopulations, but a nationally representative study of what motivates public health workers to seek out training has yet to be conducted. By understanding these motivations, public health agencies and policy makers can appeal to worker motivations in both training programs and organizational incentives. Read More

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February 2019
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The Financial and Business Analysis Capacities of the State and Local Public Health Workforce.

Authors:
J Mac McCullough

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S145-S156

School for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona.

Objective: To assess the financial competencies and skills of the state and local public health workforce.

Design: Analysis of the 2017 wave of the Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (PH WINS). Bivariate statistics and logistic regression models identified correlates and predictors of financial skills and skills gaps in the workforce. Read More

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February 2019

Top Training Needs of the Governmental Public Health Workforce.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S134-S144

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Arlington, Virginia (Mss Bogaert and Whang and Dr Gould); de Beaumont Foundation, Bethesda, Maryland (Dr Castrucci and Ms Corcoran); and the Rider Company, LLC, Daphne, Alabama (Dr Rider).

Context: Workforce development in governmental public health has historically focused on discipline-specific skills. However, as the field of public health has evolved, crosscutting skills have become critical. The 2017 fielding of the Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (PH WINS) provides a national benchmark for gaps in crosscutting skills in state and local health departments. Read More

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February 2019

Employee Perceptions About Public Health Agencies' Desired Involvement in Impacting Health Equity and Other Social Determinants of Health.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S124-S133

Department of Health Policy and Behavior (Dr Shah), Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia (Drs Shah and Yin and Ms Waterfield); and Department of Health Studies, American University, Washington, DC (Dr Young).

Context: Despite a growing consensus in public health to address health inequities and leverage social determinants of health (SDoH), the level of public health practitioners' readiness to become the agents of change in promoting health equity and shaping SDoH is not well researched.

Objectives: To examine (1) the level of public health agency employees' perceived desirability for impacting health equity and SDoH, and (2) the impact of employee characteristics such as a (PH WINS) public health degree and awareness of health in all policies on such desirability.

Methods: Data from the 2017 Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey were used in examining the sense of desirability among agency employees for affecting health equity and SDoH in the agency jurisdictions. Read More

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February 2019

The Relationship Between Health Department Accreditation and Workforce Satisfaction, Retention, and Training Needs.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S113-S123

Department of Health Policy and Management, IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indianapolis, Indiana (Dr Yeager and Ms Balio); Public Health Accreditation Board, Alexandria, Virginia (Ms Kronstadt); and Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida (Dr Beitsch).

Background: To improve quality and consistency of health departments, a voluntary accreditation process was developed by the Public Health Accreditation Board. Understanding accreditation's role as a mediator in workforce training needs, satisfaction, and awareness is important for continued improvement for governmental public health.

Objective: To compare differences in training needs, satisfaction/intent to leave, and awareness of public health concepts for state and local health department staff with regard to their agency's accreditation status. Read More

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February 2019
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Perceptions of Public Health 3.0: Concordance Between Public Health Agency Leaders and Employees.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S103-S112

Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indianapolis, Indiana (Ms Balio and Dr Yeager); and Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida (Dr Beitsch).

Context And Background: The newest era of public health, deemed "Public Health 3.0," supports cross-sector collaborations to address social determinants of health. These activities often require collaborations with nontraditional public health entities. Read More

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February 2019

Unleashing the Creativity and Innovation of Our Greatest Resource-The Governmental Public Health Workforce.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S96-S102

de Beaumont Foundation, Bethesda, Maryland (Ms Locke and Drs Castrucci and Sellers); Gambatese Consulting, Wappingers Falls, New York (Ms Gambatese); and Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Arlington, Virginia (Dr Fraser).

Context: Creativity and innovation in the governmental public health workforce will be required to generate new ideas to solve complex problems that extend beyond traditional public health functions such as disease surveillance and monitoring. Creativity and innovation can promote and advance necessary organizational transformation as well as improve organizational culture and workplace environment by motivating employees intrinsically. However, there is little empirical evidence on how rewarding creativity and innovation in governmental public health departments is associated with organizational culture and workplace environments. Read More

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February 2019

Making a Living in Governmental Public Health: Variation in Earnings by Employee Characteristics and Work Setting.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S87-S95

de Beaumont Foundation, Bethesda, Maryland (Drs Sellers and Castrucci); Division of Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota (Dr Leider); Workforce Research, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), Arlington, Virginia (Ms Bogaert); and Department of Community Health, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts (Dr Allen).

Context: This article examines factors related to earnings in the context of the governmental public health system's urgent need to recruit and retain trained public health workers as many in the existing workforce move toward retirement.

Methods: This article characterizes annualized earnings from state and local public health practitioners in 2017, using data from the 2017 Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (PH WINS), which was fielded in fall/winter 2017 to more than 100 000 state and local public health practitioners in the United States. The response consisted of 47 604 public health workers for a response rate of 48%. Read More

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February 2019

Considering Leaving, But Deciding to Stay: A Longitudinal Analysis of Intent to Leave in Public Health.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S78-S86

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Bethesda, Maryland (Mss Bogaert and Whang); Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota (Dr Leider); and de Beaumont Foundation, Bethesda, Maryland (Drs Castrucci and Sellers).

Context: Public health has been hit by the first wave of the "silver tsunami"-baby boomers retiring en masse. However, thousands of staff members say they are considering voluntarily leaving for other reasons as well.

Objective: To identify characteristics of staff who said they were planning on leaving in 2014 but stayed at their organizations through 2017. Read More

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February 2019

Public Health Informatics in Local and State Health Agencies: An Update From the Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S67-S77

Department of Epidemiology, Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indianapolis, Indiana (Mr McFarlane and Dr Dixon); Center for Biomedical Informatics, Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana (Drs Dixon and Grannis); Center for Health Information and Communication, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Health Services Research and Development Service, Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana (Dr Dixon); Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana (Dr Grannis); and Department of Epidemiology, Marion County Public Health Department, Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County, Indianapolis, Indiana (Dr Gibson).

Objective: To characterize public health informatics (PHI) specialists and identify the informatics needs of the public health workforce.

Design: Cross-sectional study.

Setting: US local and state health agencies. Read More

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February 2019

Changes in the State Governmental Public Health Workforce: Demographics and Perceptions, 2014-2017.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S58-S66

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Arlington, Virginia (Ms Bogaert and Dr Gould); de Beaumont Foundation, Bethesda, Maryland (Drs Castrucci and Sellers); and Division of Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota (Dr Leider).

Context: Workforce is a critical cog in the governmental public health enterprise in the United States. Until 2014, workforce research was largely conducted at the organizational level. However, the fieldings of the Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey allow for nationally representative comparisons with individual respondents. Read More

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February 2019
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The Methods of PH WINS 2017: Approaches to Refreshing Nationally Representative State-Level Estimates and Creating Nationally Representative Local-Level Estimates of Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S49-S57

Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota (Dr Leider); NORC at the University of Chicago, Bethesda, Maryland (Mss Pineau and Ma); Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Arlington, Virginia (Ms Bogaert); and de Beaumont Foundation, Bethesda, Maryland (Dr Sellers).

Context: The Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (PH WINS) was first fielded in 2014 and is the largest public health workforce survey in the nation. This article elucidates the methods used for the 2017 PH WINS fielding.

Program Or Policy: PH WINS was fielded to a nationally representative sample of State Health Agency Central Office (SHA-CO) staff, as well as local health department (LHD) staff. Read More

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February 2019

The Governmental Public Health Workforce in 26 Cities: PH WINS Results From Big Cities Health Coalition Members.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S38-S48

Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC), National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), Washington, District of Columbia (Ms Juliano and Dr McGinty); de Beaumont Foundation, Bethesda, Maryland (Dr Castrucci); Division of Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (Dr Leider); and Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), Arlington, Virginia (Ms Bogaert).

Context: More than 80% of Americans live in urban areas. Over the past 20 years, an increasing number of local governmental public health departments, particularly those in big cities, have taken pioneering action to improve population health. This article focuses on members of the Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC) who participated in the 2017 Public Health Workforce Interest and Needs Survey (PH WINS). Read More

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February 2019
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The First Nationally Representative Benchmark of the Local Governmental Public Health Workforce: Findings From the 2017 Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S26-S37

National Association of County & City Health Officials, Washington, District of Columbia (Ms Robin, Dr McGinty, and Ms Edmiston); de Beaumont Foundation, Bethesda, Maryland (Dr Castrucci); and Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Arlington, Virginia (Ms Bogaert).

Context: A changing public health landscape requires local governmental health departments (LHDs) to have a workforce prepared to meet complex challenges. While previous assessments looked at organizational data on the LHD workforce, the Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (PH WINS) is the first nationally representative survey to examine individual perceptions of training needs, workplace environment, job satisfaction, and awareness of emerging concepts in public health.

Objectives: Characterize key interests and needs of the local governmental public health workforce. Read More

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February 2019

The Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (PH WINS 2017): An Expanded Perspective on the State Health Agency Workforce.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S16-S25

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Arlington, Virginia (Mss Bogaert and Whang, Drs Gould and Fraser, and Mr Whitten); de Beaumont Foundation, Bethesda, Maryland (Drs Castrucci and Sellers); and Division of Health Policy & Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota (Dr Leider).

Context: Workforce surveillance efforts have long been called for in public health: the Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (PH WINS) answers that call.

Objective: To characterize the state of the governmental public health workforce among State Health Agency-Central Office (SHA-CO) staff across the United States.

Design: The SHA leadership were contacted and invited to have their agency participate in PH WINS 2017 as a census-based fielding. Read More

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February 2019
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Can a Public Health Department Perform Well Without a Strong Workforce?

Authors:
Kaye Bender

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S13-S15

Public Health Accreditation Board, Alexandria, Virginia.

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February 2019

PH WINS and the Future of Public Health Education.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S10-S12

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland.

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February 2019

Public Health Workforce 3.0: Recent Progress and What's on the Horizon to Achieve the 21st-Century Workforce.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S6-S9

Division of Scientific Education and Professional Development, Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia (Drs Glynn and Simone); Behavioral and Public Health Branch, Division of Nursing and Public Health, Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland (Mr Jenkins and Ms Ramsey).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHH.0000000000000971DOI Listing
February 2019

PH WINS as a Tool for Growth: Strengths and Weaknesses.

Authors:
Colleen Bridger

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S4-S5

San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, Texas.

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February 2019

Ensuring a Strong Public Health Workforce for the 21st Century: Reflections on PH WINS 2017.

Authors:
Paul K Halverson

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25 Suppl 2, Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey 2017:S1-S3

Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indianapolis University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana.

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February 2019

Be First, Be Right, and Be Credible: Translating Lessons From Crisis Communications.

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Karen Remley

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25(2):208-209

The de Beaumont Foundation, Bethesda, Maryland.

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February 2019
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Implementing Smoke-Free Housing Policies at the Local Level: Local Health Department Successes.

Authors:
Melanie Ruhe

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25(2):205-207

National Association of County and City Health Officials, Washington, District of Columbia.

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February 2019

The Science and Practice of Applied Public Health.

Authors:
Marcus Plescia

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25(2):201-204

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Arlington, Virginia.

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February 2019

Millennials as New Messengers for Public Health.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25(2):197-200

Network for Public Health Law, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan (Dr Boufides); de Beaumont Foundation, Bethesda, Maryland (Ms Corcoran); and Network for Public Health Law and NC Institute for Public Health (Dr Matthews and Ms Herrick) and Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health (Dr Baker), The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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February 2019

Combatting and Preventing Preemption: A Strategic Action Model.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Mar/Apr;25(2):101-103

Grassroots Change | Preemption Watch, Oakland, California (Mr Bare and Dr Pertschuk); and Department of Public Health Policy and Management, College of Global Public Health, New York University, New York, New York (Dr Pomeranz). Dr Zellers is a senior legal and policy consultant, Oakland, California. Ms Sullivan is a senior strategy and planning consultant, Oakland, California.

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February 2019

Assessing Organizational Supports for Evidence-Based Decision Making in Local Public Health Departments in the United States: Development and Psychometric Properties of a New Measure.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jan 8. Epub 2019 Jan 8.

Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri (Drs Mazzucca, Tabak, Allen, and Brownson and Ms Parks); National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools and Health Evidence, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada (Dr Dobbins); Department of Epidemiology, College for Public Health & Social Justice, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri (Dr Stamatakis); and Department of Surgery (Division of Public Health Sciences) and Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri (Dr Brownson).

Context: Fostering evidence-based decision making (EBDM) within local public health departments and among local health department (LHD) practitioners is crucial for the successful translation of research into public health practice to prevent and control chronic disease.

Objective: The purpose of this study was to identify organizational supports for EBDM within LHDs and determine psychometric properties of a measure of organizational supports for EBDM in LHDs.

Design: Cross-sectional, observation study. Read More

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January 2019
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Developing Core Capabilities for Local Health Departments to Engage in Land Use and Transportation Decision Making for Active Transportation.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jan 8. Epub 2019 Jan 8.

UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts (Dr Lemon and Mss Goins and Sreedhara); Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts (Dr Arcaya); Department of Health Management and Policy, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire (Dr Aytur); Department of Kinesiology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas (Dr Heinrich); National Association of County and City Health Officials, Washington, District of Columbia (Ms Kerner); Division of Health Management and Policy, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia (Dr Lyn); School of Public Health, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (Dr Maddock); UMass Transportation Center, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts (Ms Riessman); and Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia (Dr Schmid).

Objective: To develop a core set of capabilities and tasks for local health departments (LHDs) to engage in land use and transportation policy processes that promote active transportation.

Design: We conducted a 3-phase modified Delphi study from 2015 to 2017.

Setting: We recruited a multidisciplinary national expert panel for key informant interviews by telephone and completion of a 2-step online validation process. Read More

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January 2019
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The HEAAL Project: Applying Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Methodology in a Health and Mental Health Needs Assessment With an African Immigrant and Refugee Faith Community in Lowell, Massachusetts.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):E1-E6

Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts (Ms Oppenheim and Drs Tam, Henderson, and Borba); Department of Psychiatry, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts (Ms Oppenheim and Drs Tam, Henderson, and Borba); Innovations in Healthcare, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina (Ms Axelrod); and Christ Jubilee International Ministries, Lowell, Massachusetts (Mr Menyongai and Ms Chukwuezi).

Community-based participatory research methodology is driven by community interests and rooted in community involvement throughout the research process. This article describes the use of community-based participatory research methodology in the HEAAL project (Health and Mental Health Education and Awareness for Africans in Lowell), a research collaboration between Christ Jubilee International Ministries-a nondenominational Christian church in Lowell, Massachusetts, that serves an African immigrant and refugee congregation-and the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry. The objective of the HEAAL project was to better understand the nature, characteristics, scope, and magnitude of health and mental health issues in this faith community. Read More

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January 2020
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Better Storytelling for the Public Health Workforce.

Authors:
Soledad OʼBrien

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):98-99

Starfish Media Group, New York, New York. Mrs. O'Brien is an executive producer of the What Works Media Project.

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December 2018

The Medical Reserve Corps: Volunteers Augmenting Local Public Health Preparedness and Response.

Authors:
Kamya Raja

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):95-97

Medical Reserve Corps, NACCHO, Washington, District of Columbia.

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December 2018

Taking Care of Business-Lessons Learned Through Collaborative Process Mapping in Pacific and Atlantic Jurisdictions.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):92-94

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Arlington, Virginia (Mr Ensign and Ms Silva); and Pacific Island Health Officers Association, Honolulu, Hawaii (Ms Chutaro and Dr Durand).

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December 2018

Reflections on Public Health Leadership.

Authors:
Edward L Baker

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):90-91

Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indianapolis, Indiana.

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December 2018
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Dissemination and Implementation: The Final Frontier.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):34-35

School of Public Health, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (Dr Maddock); and Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina (Dr Moore).

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December 2018
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The Academic Health Department: Aging Gracefully?

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):32-33

School of Public Health, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama (Dr Erwin); Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School (Dr Brownson), and Division of Public Health Sciences and Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine (Dr Brownson), Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri.

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December 2018
13 Reads

Promoting Physical Activity Across the Life Span: Progress and Promise.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):30-31

Department of Health Education and Behavior, College of Health and Human Performance, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida (Dr Jake-Schoffman); and Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama (Dr Baskin).

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December 2018
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Publishing on Topics in Public Health Informatics for a Quarter Century.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):27-29

Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia (Dr Shah); and Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society North America, Chicago, Illinois (Ms Rogers).

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December 2018

Celebrating 25 Years of Publishing Peer-Reviewed Articles on Infectious Diseases.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):25-26

Office of the Associate Director for Science, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia.

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December 2018
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JPHMP 25th Anniversary on Environmental Health.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):22-24

Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana (Dr Lichtveld); Department of Public Health, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina (Dr Kearney).

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December 2018
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Preparedness for Public Health: A Long Story, Short.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):19-21

Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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December 2018

Public Health Finance: Contributions From the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice.

Authors:
Peggy A Honoré

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):17-18

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Public Health, and School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana.

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December 2018

In Need of Strategic Skills and National Alignment.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):14-16

de Beaumont Foundation, Bethesda, Maryland.

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December 2018
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Paving the Way for the Road Taken: Accreditation and Quality Improvement.

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):12-13

Center for Medicine and Public Health, Florida State University College of Medicine, and Florida Department of Health, Tallahassee, Florida (Dr Beitsch); Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indianapolis, Indiana (Dr Yeager); and Public Health Foundation, Washington, District of Columbia (Dr Moran).

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December 2018
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State Public Health Departments: Reflections on the Last 25 Years and Future Challenges.

Authors:
Paul K Halverson

J Public Health Manag Pract 2019 Jan/Feb;25(1):7-11

Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI, Indianapolis, Indiana.

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December 2018