Jones & Bartlett Learning Public Health Blog

    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.)

    http://www.globalhealth101.com/ 

    In the Beginning of Time

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    Topics: Richard Skolnik, Global health

    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: health care management, Sharon Buchbinder

    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

    National Public Health Week Is Here!

    Posted by Sophie Teague on Mar 23, 2018 11:18:11 AM

    April is a wonderful time of year -- the snow starts to melt, the flora begins to blossom, and we start spending more time outdoors. What better time to celebrate National Public Health Week (NPHW)? 

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    Topics: National Public Health Week (NPHW)

    Webinar: 2018 Update on Undergraduate Public Health

    Posted by Sophie Teague on Mar 13, 2018 1:41:22 PM

    If you missed the webinar on March 15, 2018, you can still watch/listen to the recorded session at http://go.jblearning.com/UGPH18.

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    Topics: undergraduate public health, webinar

    Honoring our Women Authors in Public Health

    Posted by Sophie Teague on Mar 8, 2018 5:00:00 AM

    Today is International Women’s Day and I must express what an honor it is to work alongside these highly intelligent and accomplished women—the authors or co-authors of so many of our Public Health or Health Administration textbooks.

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    Topics: Public Health, international womens day

    Working in Global Health: Lessons They Don’t Always Tell You

    Posted by Sophie Teague on Mar 7, 2018 7:26:05 PM

    by Richard Skolnik, MPA, Author of Global Health 101, 3rd Edition

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    Topics: Richard Skolnik, Global health

    Feb. 28 Webinar: The UN Sustainable Development Goals

    Posted by Sophie Teague on Feb 13, 2018 8:23:06 AM

    Kathryn Jacobsen, MPH, PhD, author of Introduction to Global Health, will discuss the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a collection of 17 global goals set by the United Nations and designed to replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which expired in 2015.

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    Topics: Kathryn H. Jacobsen, Global health

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Author Richard Riegelman Recognized for Distinguished Service to Academic Public Health

    Posted by Sophie Teague on Feb 12, 2018 12:26:15 PM

    Dr. Richard Riegelman, professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, and Founding Dean at George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, is the recipient of the 2018 Welch-Rose Award for Distinguished Service to Academic Public Health.

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    Topics: Richard Riegelman, JBL Essential Public Health Series

    4-Star Review for Introduction to Health Behavior Theory, Third Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 2, 2018 2:05:10 PM

    Undergradute students benefit from having an easy to understand, interesting, and engaging introduction to the theoretical basis of health education. Written with the undergraduate in mind, Introduction to Health Behavior Theory, Third Edition by Joanna Hayden uses comprehensive and accessible explanations to help students understand what theory is, how theories are developed, and what factors influence health behavior.

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    Topics: Public Health