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    5 Classroom Assignments That Revive the Art of Letter Writing

    Posted by Sophie Teague on Apr 14, 2017 2:05:27 PM

    By Sharon Buchbinder, RN, PhD
    Author of Introduction to Health Care Management, 3rd Edition

    Once upon a time, before computers, Internet, email, and texting, there was something known as the “letter.” This ancient form of communication provided people who did not live near one another the opportunity to share news and feelings. When I was a child <cough, cough> a hundred years ago, I had a pen pal. We sent letters back and forth, each trying to outdo the other with our creativity. Now those letters and postage stamps have been replaced with OMG! ROFL! TTYL! and unlimited data plans for all household members with opposable thumbs.

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    Topics: Epidemiology, flipped classroom, health policy, Sharon B. Buchbinder, Public health management, Sharon Buchbinder Blog, Classroom Assignments, Public Administration

    Just Published: Introduction to Human Disease: Pathophysiology for Health Professionals, Sixth Edition

    Posted by Tory Jones on Mar 27, 2014 9:35:15 AM

    The all-new Sixth Edition of the best-selling Introduction to Human Disease: Pathophysiology for Health Professionals is here.

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    Topics: allied health, Epidemiology, Health, New Edition, Global health, health administration, health professionals, Health Professions, Health Science, New Text, Medication, new edition, Disease, Mental Illness, National Health, Treatment, Diagnosis, Diseases, Human Diseases

    New Review: "no other book covers the breadth of topics this one does"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 3, 2013 11:53:52 AM

    Doody’s Review Service recently reviewed Epidemiology of Women's Health by Ruby T. Senie. According to reviewer, Cassandra N. Spracklen, BA, MS, from the University of Iowa College of Public Health, "no other book covers the breadth of topics this one does."

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    Topics: Epidemiology, women's health, Doody's Review Service, Review, Ruby T. Senie, Public health management

    5-Star Review: Introduction to Research and Medical Literature for Health Professionals, 3e

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 27, 2012 4:46:59 PM

    We are thrilled that Doody’s Review Service just awarded 5-stars and a score of 98 to Introduction to Research and Medical Literature for Health Professionals, Third Edition by J. Dennis Blessing and J. Glenn Forister. According to Diane M. Tomasic, EdD, RN from Slippery Rock University,

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    Topics: Epidemiology, J. Dennis Blessing, J. Glenn Forister, Research and Medical Literature, Review, Ethical considerations in research, Grant writing, medical literature, medical research, Dealing with Institutional Review Boards, Writing for publication and poster presentations

    Announcing the First Annual Riegelman Award

    Posted by admin on Mar 6, 2012 2:18:13 PM

    The 2012 Call for Nominations and nomination materials are now available for the First Annual Riegelman Award for Undergraduate Public Health Education. This award was made possible by a generous grant from Dr. Richard Riegelman, founding dean of the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, and his wife, Linda.  The Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) is pleased to support this unique award to encourage and recognize excellence in teaching of public health to undergraduate students.

    This unique national award will recognize one full-time, undergraduate public health faculty at a university with a Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited school of public health or a CEPH-accredited program of public health. The award supports faculty who have demonstrated exemplary efforts to start a new program, have collaborated both with community partners and other disciplines, and have garnered respect and enthusiasm from students.

    Dr. Richard Riegelman, MD, MPH, PhD is the editor of the acclaimed Essential Public Health Series, including Public Health 101: Healthy People, Health Populations, Global Health 101 and Epidemiology 101.

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    Topics: Epidemiology, public health education, Author, Dr. Richard Riegelman, Public Health, Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH), Public health management, Riegelman Award, Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), George Washington University School of Public Heal, Global health

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