Category Archives: Author

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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21st Century Global Mental Health: Intersecting with Scientific Debates and Global Mental Health Policy

Written by Eliot Sorel, MD – Author of 21st Century Global Mental Health DSM 5, the latest diagnostic and statistics manual of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) was launched in San Francisco on Saturday, May 18th, 2013 during the APA’s … Continue reading

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Two Jones & Bartlett Learning Titles Selected by AUPHA for Bugbee Falk Book Award

Two Jones & Bartlett Learning titles were selected by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) for this year’s Bugbee Falk Book award. Basics in Health Care Performance Improvement by Donald Lighter and Integrating Quality and Strategy in … Continue reading

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Teaching Tuberculosis

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 Despite substantial progress in reducing the burden of TB disease, TB remains the leading cause of curable communicable diseases in the world. It is estimated that about 8.7 million people fell ill … Continue reading

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Discussion Boards: How Can We Improve Them?

If you teach in a fully online or a hybrid class, you know the Discussion Board, Forum, or Threads, whatever name they go by, are considered the “heart” of the online classroom. At least that’s what these vehicles for asynchronous … Continue reading

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Managing Stress Author Brian Luke Seaward Lends Expertise on Holistic Heart Health

In Susanna Bair’s recent Huffington Post blog post entitled “Take Heart! 4 Experts Discuss the Mechanics, Energy, and Health of the Human Heart,” she explores “the many unique ways of perceiving and working with the heart.” By interviewing “four diverse … Continue reading

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Advising on Global Health Internships and Jobs

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 Students don’t just want to take Global Health courses…they also want internships and jobs in Global Health. If students and teachers are ‘lucky,’ then they may have access to advisory services on … Continue reading

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Going Beyond the Page with Case Studies

Nothing makes an author quite as happy as seeing their book on the shelf, virtual or real, available to the world, at last! Now that our book “baby,” Cases in Health Care Management has been released, inquiring minds want to … Continue reading

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Interview with Dale Buchbinder, Co-author of Cases in Health Care Management

I am delighted to have Dale Buchbinder, MD, FACS, my fellow Jones & Bartlett Learning author, good friend, and husband with me to talk about his new book to be released in Spring, 2013, Cases in Health Care Management http://www.jblearning.com/catalog/9781449674298/ … Continue reading

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New Foundations for Global Health – “The Global Burden of Disease, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2010”

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 (A major new study on the burden of disease has just been published. This builds on and updates the data on the burden of disease that appears in Global Health 101. Richard … Continue reading

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