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New to Public Health Residency Program: Building Core Competencies for Public Health Practice

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

October 21, 2022

 

​​Hannah Hayes, MPH, RN, Program Manager, New to Public Health Residency Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of NursingSusan Zahner, DrPH, RN, FNAP, FAAN, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of NursingJulianna Manske, MSN, RN, OCN, Program Manager,...

 

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CDC Announces Landmark Investment in Public Health Capacity: PHF is Ready to Help

by Michael Barry

June 23, 2022

 

​​​​​​​​​​​​The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is making available nearly $4 billion to help health departments address critical public health infrastructure needs. The Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), Strengthening U.S. Public Health Infrastructure, Workforce, and Data Systems,...

 

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Newly Revised Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Now Available

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

November 17, 2021

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation​After engaging in a yearlong review and revision process, the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) is pleased to announce the adoption and release of the 2021 Core Competencies...

 

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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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Performance Management Is a Bit Like Making Sourdough (Or Making Sourdough Is a Bit Like Performance Management)

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Sonja Armbruster

July 8, 2020

 

​​By Sonja Armbruster, in collaboration with Amanda McCarty and Jack Moran   As we’ve all spent more time at home this spring and summer, I’ve found myself in the kitchen often. I’m pretty comfortable there - confident with my cooking and baking skills. But when yeast was absent from the store, I d...

 

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AJPH Highlights the Importance of Academic-Practice Partnerships for Impacting Evidence-Based Public Health

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

April 29, 2019

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation Researchers concluded that “formal academic–practice partnerships can be important means for advancing evidence-based decision-making and for implementing evidence-based programs and policies”1 in a recen...

 

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Ask the AHD Expert: Increasing Engagement within an AHD Partnership

Posted in: Council on Linkages, Infrastructure, and Workforce Development

February 21, 2019

 

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   Engagement is key to the success of partnerships, and...

 

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New Grant Opportunity Focuses on Addressing Health Care Needs in Rural Communities

Posted in: Community Development, Infrastructure, and Strategic Planning

September 14, 2018

 

​The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) plans to award up to 22 grants to rural communities as part of the 2019 Rural Health Network Development Planning Program.   Awardees will receive up to $100,000 for one year to develop an integrated...

 

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The Nation's Health Cover Story Features the Benefits of Academic Health Department Partnerships

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

August 30, 2018

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Have you seen the cover story in the August issue of The Nation's Health from the American Public Health Association? Academic Health Department Partnerships Boost Training: Joining with Schools Benefits...

 

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