Jones & Bartlett Learning Public Health Blog

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

    Health Systems Thinking: The Time is Now

    Posted by Susanne Walker on Dec 6, 2018 9:42:08 AM

    By James Johnson, Author of Health Systems Thinking:  A Primer (with co-authors Douglas E. Anderson and Caren C. Rossow), Comparative Health Systems (with co-author Carleen Stoskopf and Leiyu Shi), and  Health Organizations (with co-author Caren C. Rossow).

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    Topics: systems thinking

    From the Desk of Mike Brown, Publisher

    Posted by Susanne Walker on Sep 27, 2018 5:33:34 PM

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    Topics: health adminstration, publishing, Jones & Bartlett Learning

    5 Assignments to Address the Opioid Epidemic as a Public Health Problem

    Posted by Susanne Walker on Sep 10, 2018 12:51:18 PM

    By Sharon Buchbinder, Author of Introduction to Health Care Management, Cases in Health Care Management, and Career Opportunities in Health Care Management

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    Topics: opioid epidemic, Sharon Buchbinder, student assignments

    Global Health and the SDGs: Communicating Public Health Successes

    Posted by Susanne Walker on Aug 7, 2018 9:00:00 AM

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

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    Topics: kathryn jacobsen, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

    What is the Future of Blockchain Technology in the Health Records Sector?

    Posted by Susanne Walker on Aug 1, 2018 2:18:10 PM
    By Donna K. Hammaker, JD, MGA  
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    Topics: health care management, Donna Hammaker, health care records, blockchain

    50 Countries Later, Global Lessons for Improving America’s Health

    Posted by Sophie Teague on Apr 24, 2018 12:39:07 PM

    By Richard Skolnik, MPA (author of Global Health 101, 3rd Ed.) 

    In the Beginning of Time

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    Topics: Global health, Richard Skolnik

    Health Care Management Internships, Capstones, and Working Adults

    Posted by Sophie Teague on Apr 12, 2018 12:28:09 PM

    By Sharon Buchbinder, RN, PhD

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    Topics: Sharon Buchbinder, health care management

    Why It's Important to Study Health Behavior in the Context of the "New" Public Health

    Posted by Sophie Teague on Mar 26, 2018 3:39:20 PM

    An Excerpt from the Foreword for
    Health Behavior Theory for Public Health, 2nd Edition

    by John S. Santelli, MD, MPH

    Theory is essential in understanding health behaviors and is critical in guiding health research. Theory helps us organize and understand information; it focuses attention on key issues; and it helps us select constructs for questionnaires.  Theory is fundamental in designing, implementing, and evaluating interventions and in constructing policies to improve health and prevent disease. Thus, theory is essential to the work of public health. 

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    Topics: Health Behavior