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Is Public Health Missing a Bountiful Feast? Taking on the Social Determinants of Health

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, PHF News, and Strategic Planningby Margie Beaudry

November 1, 2017

 

In October 2017, a colleague and I attended an outstanding meeting convened by the Root Cause Coalition in Louisville, KY. The group’s second annual Summit on the Social Determinants of Health drew some 450 attendees from hospitals and health systems, health plans, social service agencies, and community-based...

 

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Assessing, Improving, and Evaluating Unregulated Drinking Water Programs

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Vanessa Lamers

October 10, 2017

 

Approximately 13% of U.S. Households, or about 43 million people, use drinking water systems and sources that are not covered by the federal Safe Drinking Water Act1. These systems are primarily private wells but may also include springs, cisterns, and hauled water systems. Most private well programs...

 

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Ask the AHD Expert: Creating a Job Description for an AHD Coordinator

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

September 29, 2017

 

Bill Keck, MD, MPH, Chair, Academic Health Department Learning Community; Chair, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice; Professor Emeritus, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University   With excellent staff being key to the successful operation...

 

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Feedback from the Public Health Community Helping to Refine Legal Epidemiology Competencies

Posted in: Workforce Development

September 26, 2017

 

Montrece McNeill Ransom, JD, MPH, Team Lead, Training and Workforce Development, Public Health Law Program (PHLP), Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (OSTLTS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)    Rose Meltzer, PHLP Intern, OSTLTS, CDC, and MPH student (2018),...

 

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Top 5 Ways the TRAIN Learning Network Builds Public Health Workforce Capacity

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Patricia Abshier

September 1, 2017

 

The TRAIN Learning Network continues to grow at an impressive rate - now serving the needs of over 1.75 million health workers – showing a sharp 50% increase in learners since late 2015. This expansion is fueled by impactful partnerships with 29 TRAIN affiliates, which are states, national organizations,...

 

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Engaging Learners with Online Training Series: Leila Filson

Posted in: TRAINby Erin Bougie

August 29, 2017

 

​Engaging Learners with Online Training is a five-part blog series featuring stories from E-learning Institute Fellowship (ELI) alumni. Alumni have different stories to tell about the impact ELI had on their work in public health.   Nurses and clinical laboratory personnel in Florida must complete...

 

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Blasting Off: Achieving Team Success Using Quality Improvement Tools

Posted in: Infrastructure, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Strategic Planningby Julie Sharp

August 25, 2017

 

“Houston, we have a problem.” The story of the Apollo 13 mission stands as a shining example of a high-functioning and effective team, one that brought a damaged spacecraft, and its astronauts, home safely. But what should you do when your quality improvement (QI) team is stuck on the launch pad or...

 

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Engaging Learners with Online Training Series: Kim Sandrock

Posted in: TRAINby Erin Bougie

August 21, 2017

 

Engaging Learners with Online Training is a five-part blog series featuring stories from E-learning Institute Fellowship (ELI) alumni. Alumni have different stories to tell about the impact ELI had on their work in public health.   I learned about ELI from my department’s Training Coordinator who...

 

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Engaging Learners with Online Training Series: Rachel MacLean

Posted in: TRAINby Erin Bougie

August 15, 2017

 

Engaging Learners with Online Training is a five-part blog series featuring stories from E-learning Institute Fellowship (ELI) alumni. Alumni have different stories to tell about the impact ELI had on their work in public health.   As a Project Officer at the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA),...

 

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Engaging Learners with Online Training Series: Britta Cedergren

Posted in: TRAINby Erin Bougie

August 8, 2017

 

Engaging Learners with Online Training is a five-part blog series featuring stories from E-learning Institute Fellowship (ELI) alumni. Alumni have different stories to tell about the impact ELI had on their work in public health.   My former supervisors at the Yale Office of Public Health Practice...

 

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