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    Jones & Bartlett Learning Author Featured in ASHA Article on PhD Programs in Communication Sciences

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 6, 2017 12:41:26 PM

    Ronald B. Gillam, co-author of Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice, Third Edition, recently published an article for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) entitled "ASHA Report: PhD Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders: Innovative Models and Practices of PhD Education." In the featured piece, Gillam discusses a report from the Academic Affairs Board (AAB) of ASHA following interviews in fall 2016 from "73 of the 76 directors of PhD programs in communication sciences and disorders (CSD) in the United States."

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    Topics: Health, Health Professions, ASHA

    Informatics for Health Professionals is "an effective introduction to informatics"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 21, 2017 3:10:24 PM

    Informatics for Health Professionals by Kathleen Mastrian and Dee McGonigle recently received a 4-star review. David M. Liebovitz, MD, from the University of Chicago Medicine, writes for Doody's Review Service that it is,

    "…an effective introduction to informatics for a broad audience of allied health professionals. The pairing of the online site with the book…augments the high quality through reinforcing key concepts."

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    Topics: allied health, Health, informatics, Dee McGonigle, Doody's Review Service, health professionals, Kathleen Mastrian, Review

    Preventing Sudden Death in Sport & Physical Activity, Second Edition Receives 5 Stars

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 27, 2017 3:45:48 PM

    Athlete safety and the prevention of sudden death on the field are growing concerns in sports and physical activity. That's what makes the groundbreaking Preventing Sudden Death in Sport and Physical Activity, Second Edition by Douglas J. Casa and Rebecca L. Stearns so essential. In a recent 5-star review, Ernest Eugene, MS, BS, from Virginia Tech, writing for Doody's Review Service raves that,

    “The new edition of this important book reflects the updates in this field as a result of the research since the previous edition. I will use in my daily practice.”

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    Topics: American College of Sports Medicine, Douglas J. Casa, Health, ACSM, Doody's Review Service, Rebecca L. Stearnsso, Review, Sports

    Webinar: Health Care Leadership

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Apr 24, 2017 10:00:05 AM

    Join us for a free webinar on Wednesday May 3rd at 2pm EST. In this webinar, you’ll hear from Gerald (Jerry) R. Ledlow, PhD, MHA, FACHE, author of Leadership for Health Professionals, Third Edition, about how he created and incorporated his “Focused Content Cycling” model into the text. Learn best practices for teaching complex leadership principles to your health care students.

    Register today at: go.jblearning.com/Leadershipwebinar

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    Topics: allied health, Health, health administration, Webinar, Leadership, ledlow, webinar, health care leadership, leadership for health professionals

    10 Reasons to Adopt Stanfield's Intro to Health Professions, 7e

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Mar 27, 2017 10:00:51 AM

    Stanfield's Introduction to Health Professions, Seventh Edition by Nanna Cross and Dana C. McWay provides a comprehensive introduction to over 75 health careers. Introduce your students to the world of health care and get them excited about choosing a profession! REQUEST A REVIEW COPY

    1. Comprehensive Coverage of 75+ Health Careers—Typical work settings; educational, licensure, and certification requirements; salary and growth projections; and internet resources on educational programs
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    Topics: allied health, health, Health, Health Professions, health careers, cross, health education, stanfield

    10 Reasons to Adopt Leadership for Health Professionals, Third Edition

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Mar 22, 2017 10:53:38 AM

    Leadership for Health Professionals: Theory, Skills and Applications, Third Edition by Dr. Gerald "Jerry" Ledlow and Dr. James Stephens is the first textbook of its kind to apply classical knowledge of leadership theory and time-honored best practices of industry leaders to a health organization context.

    Here are 10 reasons to adopt this text:

    1. Comprehensive and Well-Organized—Grounded in real-world applications of theoretical concepts and focused on practical examples of leadership in actual healthcare scenarios
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    Topics: allied health, health, Health, New Edition, Health Professions, New Text, Leadership, ledlow, health care leadership, health leadership, leadership for health professionals

    2017 General Health Professions Catalog

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Mar 16, 2017 10:32:27 AM

    New in Health Professions

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    Topics: allied health, Health, Catalog, Health Professions, allied health, health education

    One Health: From AIDS to Zika - Webinar Recording Now Available

    Posted by Sophie Teague on Dec 15, 2016 1:25:02 PM

    by Richard Riegelman MD, MPH, PhD Profession and Founding Dean, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University

    As Zika spreads to the U.S., climate change becomes a daily reality, and the presence of antibiotic resistance becomes a threat to human health, the One Health movement has emerged to help us understand how it all fits together. One Health looks at the relationship between human, animal, and ecosystem health and offers the potential for dramatic progress if the health professions work together to address these issues.

    Learn more about the One Health initiative in this webinar recorded on December 1st, 2016.

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    Topics: allied health, Health, Author, Global health, health administration, Health Science, Richard Riegelman, Webinar, Diseases

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

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 19, 2016 11:15:00 AM

    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 over 10,000 bachelor's degree graduates per year. This does not include the growing number of public health and global health minors or courses designed for general education or to prepare student for clinical graduate education.

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    Topics: Health, public health education, Health Navigator, Public Health, Richard Riegelman

    Oct 20 Webinar: Writing Success Strategies for Scholars in the Health Sciences

    Posted by Sophie Teague on Oct 6, 2016 1:44:19 PM

    Webinar Topic: Writing Success Strategies for Scholars in the Health Sciences
    Presenter: Kathryn Jacobsen, PhD, MPH, Author of Introduction to Health Research Methods, 2nd Ed.
    Recorded on: Thu Oct 20, 2:00 pm EDT
    Watch Recording at:

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    Topics: allied health, Health, public health education, Author, Global health, health administration, Health Science, Webinar, Public health management

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