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    New Recorded Webinar: An Update On Undergraduate Public Health

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 5, 2014 4:27:07 PM

    Earlier this week, we conducted an Undergraduate Public Health webinar with featured presenter, Dr. Richard K. Riegelman, MD, MPH. It explored important topics, such as:

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    Topics: Health, Richard K. Riegelman, Author, Navigate 2, Public Health, undergraduate public health, Webinar

    October Is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 9, 2014 1:46:47 PM

    Bullying has far-reaching impacts on education, health, wellness, and safety. Created in 2006 by PACER's National Center for Bullying Prevention, National Bullying Prevention Month raises awareness through events, activities, outreach, and education to reduce and prevent bullying in schools and communities across the country. This year's theme is "The End of Bullying Begins with Me."

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    Topics: Health, national bullying prevention month, PACER's National Center for Bullying Prevention, Public Health

    Discover Navigate 2: Eight Demo Courses Available

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 10, 2014 11:48:41 AM

    Navigate 2 is arriving-- and now you can try it! We've just released eight demo courses in a variety of areas, including:

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    Topics: Computer Science, Health Professions, Health Science, Higher Education, Navigate, Navigate 2, nursing, Online Learning, Public Health, Science, Webinar

    National Public Health Week Is Here

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 7, 2014 5:37:12 PM

    Please join us in celebrating National Public Health Week (NPHW) today through April 13. For nearly two decades, NPHW has raised awareness of the important role public health plays in keeping communities both healthy and safe. This year’s theme is “Public Health: Start Here.”

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    Topics: Brenda Kirkwood, National Public Health Week, NPHW, Public Health, Public Health 101, Richard Riegelman

    Review: Understanding Environmental Health, Second Edition is “a fun read on a vitally important topic”

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 31, 2014 5:02:47 PM

    Understanding Environmental Health: How We Live in the World, Second Edition by Nancy Irwin Maxwell recently received 4 stars from Doody’s Review Service. According to reviewer, J. Thomas  Pierce, MBBS  PhD, from Navy Environmental Health Center, “at a time when our globe faces an undefined, changed future, it is hard to overestimate the importance of books such as this.”

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Nancy Irwin Maxwell, Public Health, Review

    Introduction to Air Pollution Science Earns a 4-Star Review

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 23, 2014 4:52:48 PM

    Introduction to Air Pollution Science: A Public Health Perspective by Robert F. Phalen and Robert N. Phalen just received 4 stars from Doody's Review Service! According to reviewer, J. Thomas Pierce, MBBS, PhD, from Navy Environmental Health Center, it provides a straightforward "public health perspective that variously emphasizes air pollution impacts while placing them in the context of many public health concerns such as nutrition and infectious diseases."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Public Health, Review, Robert F. Phalen, Robert N. Phalen

    New Review: Introduction to Health Behavior Theory, Second Edition is "a perfect book for undergraduate students in nursing and public health programs"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 13, 2014 2:58:34 PM

    Doody's Review Service recently reviewed Introduction to Health Behavior Theory, Second Edition by Joanna Aboyoun Hayden. According to reviewer, Karen N. Ouzts, BSN, MSN, PhD, from Walden University, it is "a perfect book for undergraduate students in nursing and public health programs."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Joanna Aboyoun Hayden, nursing, Public Health, Review

    Join Us for a Free Webinar on Undergraduate Public Health

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 22, 2013 4:39:24 PM

    Would you like to learn more about significant national initiatives related to undergraduate Public Health studies? Join us on Tuesday, December 3 at 1:00 pm EST for a free webinar with featured presenter Richard K. Riegelman, MD, MPH, PhD, founding Dean of The George Washington University School of Public Health & Health Services and editor of the Jones & Bartlett Learning Essential Public Health series. Register now at go.jblearning.com/Dec3.

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    Topics: Essential Public Health series, Richard K. Riegelman, Public Health, Webinar

    Jones & Bartlett Learning to Exhibit at the American Public Health Association 141st Annual Meeting and Expo in Boston

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 1, 2013 1:11:18 PM

    APHA is coming to Boston! Starting this weekend, we'll be at the American Public Health Association 141st Annual Meeting and Expo, displaying more than 100 new and notable titles for the study and practice of Public Health.

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    Topics: Isaac Weisfuse, Linda Landesman, Mary-Jane Schneider, Public Health

    New Webinar: Teaching the Affordable Care Act with Health Care USA

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 25, 2013 4:26:34 PM

    Have you been looking for ways to engage your students in understanding the complexities of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? Earlier this week, we conducted a webinar on teaching the ACA in the college classroom. Our special guest presenter was Kristina M. Young, co-author of Health Care USA, Eighth Edition.

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    Topics: New Edition, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Health Administration, Kristina M. Young, Public Health

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