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:
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."
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.”
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.”
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."
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."
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.
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.
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.
Did you know that today is Get Ready Day? Every year to coincide with National Preparedness Month, the American Public Health Association (APHA) designates the third Tuesday in September as Get Ready Day. Launched in 2006, it helps prepare families, communities, and individuals for disasters ranging from the pandemic flu to hurricanes and heat waves.