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    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

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Introduces New Health Navigation Series

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 4, 2016 1:15:31 PM

    As the U.S. health system becomes more and more complex, the term “Health Navigator” is starting to appear in the national media as the newest emerging career. That's why we are excited to announce the launch of the Health Navigation Series.

    Developed under the editorial direction of Richard K. Riegelman, MD, MPH, PhD, this series of four textbooks and accompanying digital learning materials is designed for health navigator associate degree and certificate programs leading to employment as community health workers, patient navigators, and/or health insurance navigators.

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    Topics: Health, Kay Perrin, Health Navigator, Health Navigator Curricula, Health Navigator Degree, Richard Riegelman

    What Is the Role of a Health Navigator on the Health Care Team?

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 8, 2015 10:34:11 AM

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    Topics: Health, Kay Perrin, Health literacy, Health Navigator, Health Navigator Curricula, Health Navigator Degree, Patient Navigator

    Washington Post Makes Health Navigators Front Page News

    Posted by charlottes on Jul 8, 2015 3:29:03 PM

    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.”

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    Topics: Kay Perrin, Navigating Health Insurance, public health education, Association of Schools and Programs of Public Heal, Health Navigator, Jones and Bartlett Learning, Navigating Community and Consumer Health, Navigating the U.S Healthy System, Navigators, Principles of Health Navigation, Public Health, Public Health 101, Richard Riegelman, JBL Health Navigation, JBL Essential Public Health Series

    Health Navigators: Characteristics Through Internships

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 20, 2015 1:51:55 PM

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    Topics: Health, Kay Perrin, Health Navigator, Health Navigator Curricula, Health Navigator Degree, Patient Navigator

    Understanding the Health Navigator

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 12, 2015 10:48:24 AM

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    Topics: Health, Kay Perrin, Health Navigator, Health Navigator Curricula, Health Navigator Degree, Patient Navigator

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