Jones & Bartlett Learning Public Health Blog

    Maternal Mortality and Black Women

    Posted by Susanne Walker on Apr 16, 2019 2:09:12 PM

    By Dr. Patti R. Rose, Ed.D, author of Health Disparities, Diversity, and Inclusion

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    Topics: health disparities, Patti Rose, maternal mortality and black women

    Infant Mortality and Black Women Flipped Assignment

    Posted by Susanne Walker on Apr 16, 2019 2:08:11 PM

     

    By Dr. Patti R. Rose, Ed.D, author of Health Disparities, Diversity, and Inclusion

    Among the headlines this morning came some great news. Reps. Lauren Underwood (D-Ill.) and Alma Adams (D-N.C.) announced that they have created a Black Maternal Health Caucus.  "Our caucus will elevate black maternal health as a national priority and explore and advocate for effective, evidence-based, culturally competent policies and best practices for improving black maternal health," Underwood said at a press conference. Read the full story:  
    https://thehill.com/homenews/house/438004-dem-reps-form-black-maternal-health-caucus

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    Topics: flipping the classroom, health disparities, Classroom Assignments, Patti Rose, maternal mortality and black women

    Climate Change, Allergies, and Health

    Posted by Susanne Walker on Apr 5, 2019 8:28:07 AM

    by Mona Sarfaty, MD, MPH 
    Director, Program for Climate and Health, Center for Climate Change Communication,
    George Mason University.  She is also the author of the forthcoming text Climate Change and Population Health. 

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    Topics: Climate Change

    Dr. Patti Rose to Give the Keynote at Upcoming Conference

    Posted by Susanne Walker on Apr 3, 2019 8:45:00 AM

    Dr. Patti Rose, author of Health Disparities, Diversity, and Inclusion will give the keynote address at the upcoming Inaugural National Association for Black Veterinarians (NABV) Conference on June 7 - 8, 2019 at NOPSI Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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    Topics: diversity, Patti Rose, veterinary medicine

    5 Reasons to Celebrate Global Health during National Public Health Week

    Posted by Susanne Walker on Apr 1, 2019 8:45:00 AM

    By Kathryn H. Jacobsen, MPH, PhD
    Author of Introduction to Global Health,Third Edition

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    Topics: National Public Health Week (NPHW), Global health, Global Health Blog, kathryn jacobsen

    Webinar: Integrating a Public Health Approach into your Health and Wellness Course

    Posted by Susanne Walker on Feb 27, 2019 9:40:52 AM

     

     
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    Topics: public health education, health education, Health foundations, health and wellness

    Who Cares About Healthcare Ethics?

    Posted by Susanne Walker on Feb 13, 2019 2:58:22 PM

    By Eileen Morrison, EdH, MPH, CHES, Professor, Health Administration, Texas State University, San Marcos; author of Ethics in Health Administration, Fourth Edition and Health Care Ethics, Fourth Edition

    Who cares about healthcare ethics?  If you are part of healthcare that represents public health, your answer is “we do”. When you examine your responsibilities in public health practice, you can see that they are founded in concern for others, and go beyond the individual. Your mission is never simple because public health deals with the complexities of educating, changing behaviors, and protecting the community through legislation and action. In addition, there is never enough funding to do all that needs to be done. Public health is often the unnoticed hero.

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    Topics: healthcare ethics, Eileen Morrison

    See how timely public health case studies can be used to teach required CEPH competencies

    Posted by Susanne Walker on Feb 7, 2019 10:07:47 AM

     

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    Topics: public health education, Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), Masters of Public Health competencies

    Community Colleges & Public Health: What is Public Health and How to be Part of It?

    Posted by Susanne Walker on Jan 24, 2019 3:38:19 PM

    By Richard Riegelman MD, MPH, PhD, Professor and Founding Dean, The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, author of Public Health 101, Third Edition and Population Health: A Primer

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    Topics: NPHW, Richard Riegelman, undergraduate public health, National Public Health Week (NPHW), public health education, Health foundations

    Epidemiology, 4e is "a worthwhile contribution to the field"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 11, 2018 5:16:01 PM

    Epidemiology: Beyond the Basics, Fourth Edition by Moyses Szklo and F. Javier Nieto just received a 4-star review from Doody's Review Service. According to Natalie J. Del Vecchio, MS, BS, from the University of Iowa College of Public Health, the text is,

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    Topics: Epidemiology, Doody's Review Service