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New Federal Funds Can Help Set the Stage for Long-term Public Health Improvement and Support

Posted in: Infrastructure, and Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Ron Bialek

August 20, 2021

 

​Paul Kuehnert, President and CEO, Public Health Accreditation Board Ron Bialek, President and CEO, Public Health FoundationFirst, the good news. Billions of federal government dollars are being invested for enhancing and rebuilding public health infrastructure at the state, Tribal, local, and territorial...

 

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An Urgent Need for Public Health Firefighters

Posted in: Infrastructure, and Workforce Developmentby Ron Bialek

July 27, 2021

 

Ron Bialek, MPP, President, Public Health FoundationA well-resourced, trained, and respected public health workforce is vital to our nation’s health. Unfortunately, leading into the COVID-19 pandemic, little attention had been paid to the needs of our workforce. The consequence has been millions of...

 

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CDC Field Notes Story Highlights Pima County Health Department and University of Arizona AHD Partnership

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

July 26, 2021

 

​​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation​The Pima County Health Department (AZ) and University of Arizona’s Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health’s (MEZCOPH’s) academic health department (AHD) partnership is featured in the latest Field Notes story...

 

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Draft Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Open for Comment

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

June 15, 2021

 

​​​​​​​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation​A preliminary draft of proposed revisions to the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) is now available for open comment. Share your thoughts and help shape the future direction...

 

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Your Feedback Guiding Revisions to the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

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

March 18, 2021

 

​​​​​​​​​​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health FoundationThe feedback is in. Over the past five months, hundreds of public health and population health professionals have participated in an open comment period focused on the Core Competencies for Public...

 

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Make Sure Your Voice is Heard: Share Your Feedback on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals by February 28th

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

February 12, 2021

 

​​​​​​​​​​​​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health FoundationIt’s not too late to have your input influence the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies). Mark your calendars to share your feedback by February 28, 2021 and help...

 

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Feedback Needed! Shape the Future Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

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

November 23, 2020

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation The Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) recently began the process of reviewing and revising the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies)...

 

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Cross-Sector Collaboration for Improving the Health of Communities: You Can’t Do It Alone

Posted in: Community Development, and Performance Management and Quality Improvement

April 15, 2020

 

Ron Bialek and John W. Moran   “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” ― Helen Keller1Improving a community’s health requires that the community’s public health department, healthcare institutions, and other community stakeholders providing health and health-related services break o...

 

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Performance Improvement Competencies to Be Featured at 2020 Open Forum for Quality Improvement and Innovation

Posted in: Conferences and Events, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

February 24, 2020

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation The Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health (PI Competencies) will be featured at the Open Forum for Quality Improvement and Innovation (Open Forum) this March in Kansas Cit...

 

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Performance Improvement Professionals Identify High Priority Areas for Workforce Development

Posted in: Conferences and Events, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

July 18, 2019

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Nearly 70 performance improvement (PI) professionals working in health departments and other public health organizations across the country came together last month to discuss and identify high priority...

 

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