Category Archives: Author

Spaced Out

Read a new post from our guest blogger, Dr. Karen Hessler, PhD, FNP-C, author of Flipping the Nursing Classroom: Where Interactive Learning Meets Technology. Happy Fall to everyone! I trust that nursing classrooms across the country and around the world … Continue reading

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One Health: From AIDS to Zika, Just In Time for One Health Day

By Richard Riegelman MD, MPH, PhD, Professor and Founding Dean, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University As Zika spreads to the U.S., climate change becomes a daily reality, and the presence of antibiotic resistance becomes a … Continue reading

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Flip or Flop?

Please welcome our guest blogger, Dr. Karen Hessler, PhD, FNP-C, author of Flipping the Nursing Classroom: Where Interactive Learning Meets Technology, for a post on the highs and lows of flipped classrooms. Summer is such a great time to take … Continue reading

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Author Tim Porter-O’Grady Named Chair of American Nurses Foundation

We are so proud to share that our author, Tim Porter-O’Grady, has been named the new chair of the Board of Trustees for the American Nurses Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Nurses Association (ANA). “I look forward to … Continue reading

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November 24th is Evolution Day!

Today marks the 156th anniversary since the publication of Charles Darwin’s On The Origin of Species. Every year scientists celebrate Evolution Day to commemorate Darwin’s contributions to science and to focus on and educate the public about evolutionary biology. Today, … Continue reading

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Attention Nurse Authors: Have You Thought About Publishing A Paper?

Please welcome Dr. Lisa Kennedy Sheldon, author of Communication for Nurses: Talking with Patients, Third Edition, for a special guest blog post on the importance of writing and publishing in the nursing community. Many nurses struggle with wanting to write, … Continue reading

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What Is the Role of a Health Navigator on the Health Care Team?

In 2015, Kay Perrin, PhD, MPH, joined us as a guest blogger for a series of five blog posts on the topic of the exciting new career field of the Health Navigator. This is the third of five. The purpose … Continue reading

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Washington Post Makes Health Navigators Front Page News

Guest blogger, author, and editor of the Essential Public Health Series, Richard Riegelman MD, MPH, PhD, writes about the emerging career field known as “Health Navigator.” On July 4, the Washington Post featured a front page article, “Navigators’ for cancer … Continue reading

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Dan Chiras Encourages Critical Thinking About Sustainable Solutions to Environmental Issues in Best-Selling Environmental Science Text

Happy Earth Day from Jones & Bartlett Learning! Today is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day and is a time to think critically about sustainable solutions to environmental issues. Dan Chiras encourages students to do just that in his best-selling … Continue reading

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Review: “Introduction to Homeland Security…is logical and easy to understand”

Great news – the recently published Introduction to Homeland Security: Policy, Organization, and Administration by Willard M. Oliver, Nancy E. Marion, and Joshua B. Hill was warmly reviewed by Professor Ostrowidzki of El Paso Community College. Professor Ostrowidzki said “Introduction … Continue reading

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