Category Archives: Author

Sports Drinks: To Drink or Not to Drink?

Would you like to learn more about sports drinks? Read a special guest blog post from Lilah Al-Masri, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, and Simon Bartlett, PhD, CSCS, ATC, authors of 100 Questions and Answers about Sports Nutrition & Exercise. One … Continue reading

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Navigate 2 Advantage Access: Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination: Patient Interview and Tests & Measures

Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination: Patient Interview and Tests & Measures is available. This bundle, including the text, Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination: Patient Interview and Tests & Measures, packs not only the same price, but also-includes access, … Continue reading

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Just Published: Patient Assessment in Pharmacy: A Culturally Competent

    Just Published: Patient Assessment in Pharmacy: A Culturally Competent Patient Assessment in Pharmacy: A Culturally Competent is now available. Patient Assessment in Pharmacy: A Culturally Competent Edition by Yolanda M. Hardy prepares pharmacy students to assess patients from … Continue reading

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University of Miami President Dr. Donna Shalala to retire in 2015

Earlier this week, Dr. Donna Shalala, current President of the University of Miami and former Clinton U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), announced that she plans to retire. In her departure letter, Dr. Shalala writes that, “a long time … Continue reading

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Just Published: Drug Delivery by Ashim K. Mitra

Just Published: Drug Delivery Drug Delivery by Ashim K. Mitra is the latest and most up-to-date text on drug delivery. This resource is an admirable foundation for health profession students, clinicians, and graduate students, as well as researchers and scientists. … Continue reading

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Some “Crowdsourcing” on Teaching Global Health

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 In April 2014, Unite for Sight asked me to facilitate a workshop on teaching global health at its annual Global Health and Innovation Conference. The aims of the 90-minute workshop were to … Continue reading

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Teaching About Violence in Healthcare Settings

Almost daily, it seems the media is filled with reports of violence, so much so that we almost become numb to them. An active shooter in a popular mall. A disgruntled employee returns to his former place of employment armed … Continue reading

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Keeping Up in Global Health – What’s New, Important, and Valuable for Teaching

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 As the school semester begins, many of us who teach Global Health are busy updating our syllabi. This would be important in any field. However, it is especially important in Global Health, … Continue reading

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Update on Undergraduate Public Health Initiatives

Written by Richard K. Riegelman, MD, MPH, PhD – Editor and Author of the Essential Public Health Series Undergraduate public health education is booming. According to the College Board there are now approximately 500 public health and related undergraduate programs. … Continue reading

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Copyright and Piracy

Once upon a time, before the Internet, the only pirates authors worried about were the handsome, dashing ones in movies and novels. Fast forward a few decades and not only do we have pirates of the Caribbean and Somalia, but … Continue reading

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