Tag Archives: Public health

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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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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4-Star Review for Introduction to Air Pollution Science

Introduction to Air Pollution Science: A Public Health Perspective by Robert F. Phalen and Robert N. Phalen just received 4 stars from Doody’s Review Service! According to reviewer, J. Thomas Pierce, MBBS, PhD, from Navy Environmental Health Center, it provides … Continue reading

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Review: Introduction to Health Behavior Theory, Second Edition is “a perfect book for undergraduate students in nursing and public health programs”

Doody’s Review Service recently reviewed Introduction to Health Behavior Theory, Second Edition by Joanna Aboyoun Hayden. According to reviewer, Karen N. Ouzts, BSN, MSN, PhD, from Walden University, it is “a perfect book for undergraduate students in nursing and public … Continue reading

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