Category Archives: Author

Wanted: Public Health Workers!

Much has been written in the popular press about the looming shortage of physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals (Corwin, 2015; Grant, 2016; Mishoe, 2004). Comparatively little ink, however, has been used to discuss the looming shortage of public health … Continue reading

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The Syllabus: The Program Building Block

As undergraduate and graduate healthcare management education programs move to a competency based framework for curricula, one of a program’s hurdles is assessment of student achievement of those competencies. The basis for this assessment begins in the very building block … Continue reading

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What is This Thing Called Competency Based Education?

The buzz in health care management education is all competencies, all the time. Your program, whether at the undergraduate or graduate level, must be anchored in a competency based framework. The framework selected must be based on your program’s mission, … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tips for Publishing a Textbook

As someone who has published three textbooks over the course of a decade, and has another edition of our most popular one in the works as we speak, I frequently am asked two questions: “How much do you earn in … Continue reading

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Author Brian Coyne Elected CEPA President

Great news to share– Brian Coyne, author of Clinical Exercise Electrocardiography, has just been elected President of the Clinical Exercise Physiology Association (CEPA). An affiliate association to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), CEPA is dedicated to: Enhancing the … Continue reading

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Mass Casualties and Health Care Managers

When we think about mass casualty events, we usually think about natural disasters, such as tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires, and earthquakes. As noted in my blog on bioterrorism, we healthcare management educators tend not to dwell on or prepare for these … Continue reading

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Jones & Bartlett Learning Author Elected President of SHAPE America

We’re so proud to share that Jacalyn Lund, author of Standards-Based Physical Education Curriculum Development, Third Edition, has just been elected President of Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America. When asked about her leadership qualities and motivations for … Continue reading

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Vaccinations and Health Care Managers

With the return of Ebola to center stage in world health and the much heralded and anticipated start of vaccine trials for this disease in West Africa, it is easy to forget old diseases and debates. Vaccinations created by man, … Continue reading

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Make Smarter New Year’s Resolutions

This week, our special guest bloggers, Lilah Al-Masri, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, and Simon Bartlett, PhD, CSCS, ATC, authors of 100 Questions and Answers about Sports Nutrition & Exercise, give expert insights into healthy New Year’s resolutions. Three of the most … Continue reading

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New Recorded Webinar: An Update On Undergraduate Public Health

Earlier this week, we conducted an Undergraduate Public Health webinar with featured presenter, Dr. Richard K. Riegelman, MD, MPH. It explored important topics, such as: Recent growth trends in undergraduate Public Health The goals and outcomes of the “Framing the … Continue reading

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