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50 Accredited Health Departments Are Using the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals for Workforce Development. Are You?

Posted in: Council on Linkages, Data Analysis, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

July 22, 2016

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation Health departments across the nation are pursing accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), and many of them are using the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Com...

 

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Using The Community Guide for Community Health Improvement Initiative Kicks Off

Posted in: Community Developmentby Kathleen Amos

April 14, 2016

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide), a free resource for evidence-based recommendations and findings from the Community Preventive Services Task Force, can play a valuable role...

 

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Council on Linkages Releases New Report on Recruitment and Retention in Public Health

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

April 13, 2016

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Ever thought about what influences workers’ decisions to choose jobs in public health? Or what helps keep them in those jobs? The Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council...

 

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Draft AHD Research Agenda Now Available for Public Comment

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

March 18, 2016

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Do health departments that participate in academic health department (AHD) partnerships implement evidence-based practices to a greater degree than health departments in non-AHD settings? Are health departments...

 

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Shots at Pharmacies: A Growing Trend

Posted in: Community Development

January 8, 2016

 

​Antoinette V. Barber, Director, Learning Resource Center, Public Health Foundation   The Public Health Foundation (PHF) creates and supports opportunities to achieve public health and healthcare system alignment to improve community health. PHF applauds new policies that increase system collaboration for...

 

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Understanding Changes to the Accreditation Process

Posted in: Infrastructure, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Strategic Planning

December 15, 2015

 

​Important Changes to PHAB ProcessIn June 2015, the Board of Directors of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) adopted a new Guide to National Public Health Department Initial Accreditation (Guide). While the overall process for accreditation has not changed, there are several new and revised pol...

 

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How Do We Ensure an Effective Public Health Workforce into the Future?

Posted in: Conferences and Events, Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

November 11, 2015

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation    What is critical to building an even stronger public health workforce for the future? According to national experts speaking at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting earlier this...

 

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Hear from Public Health Workforce Development Experts at Upcoming APHA Annual Meeting

Posted in: Conferences and Events, Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

September 17, 2015

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Join the Public Health Foundation (PHF) this November in Chicago at the 2015 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting for an interactive discussion of national workforce development efforts that...

 

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Making the Core Competencies Work for Public Health: Celebrating the Anniversary of the 2014 Core Competencies

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

June 26, 2015

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation   What a year it has been! One year ago today – June 26, 2014 – the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) adopted a revised...

 

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PHF, ACHI Exploring Population Health Competencies

Posted in: Workforce Development

April 17, 2015

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation   What do public health and health care professionals have in common? Are there skills that are essential for success in both areas? Early in March, the Public Health...

 

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