Tag Archives: Public health

Webinar: Mass Incarceration and Public Health

Join us for a Webinar on Mass Incarceration and Public Health, with featured presenter Patti Rose, MPH, EdD. Dr. Rose, author of the new book, Health Disparities, Diversity, and Inclusion, will discuss: Mass Incarceration and its impact on health disparities … Continue reading

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The Future of the ACA: A Health Policy Expert’s Opinion

by Sara Wilensky, JD, PhD Co-author of Essentials of Health Policy and Law, 3rd Edition With the Republicans in control of the Executive and Legislative branches of government, the outlook for the ACA is grim.  Republicans in Congress consistently tried … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Public Health Education: What’s New and What’s Ahead

By Richard Riegelman, MD, MPH, PhD, Professor and Founding Dean, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University The growth of undergraduate public health education shows no signs of slowing down. The latest Department of Education data shows … Continue reading

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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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Jones & Bartlett Learning Author and Health Policy and Law Expert Joel Teitelbaum Weighs in on the Latest Affordable Care Act Litigation

More than six years after becoming law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) remains heavily litigated.  Since 2010, dozens of lawsuits have been lodged against it, with four of them reaching the United States Supreme Court – a remarkable number given … Continue reading

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New eBook Highlights Undergraduate Public Health Education

Frontiers, one of the world’s largest open-access publishers in the health field, just released a new eBook entitled Undergraduate Education for Public Health in the United States. Faculty from accredited schools and programs across the nation have contributed to the 20 chapters. … 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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King v. Burwell: A Policy Expert’s View, Part 2: The Verdict

This is the second installment of a 2-part commentary by Jones & Bartlett Learning author and health policy expert, Joel Teitelbaum, on the most recent challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) before the U.S. Supreme Court. On June 26th, 2015, … Continue reading

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Support National Public Health Week!

Happy National Public Health Week! Support National Health Week of their goal to make the U.S the Healthiest Nation in One Generation by 2030. Please join us in celebrating National Public Health Week (NPHW) now through April 12th. NPHW has … Continue reading

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King v. Burwell: A Policy Expert’s View, Part 1

This is the first installment of a 2-part commentary by Jones & Bartlett Learning author and health policy expert, Joel Teitelbaum, on the most recent challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), now a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. The … Continue reading

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