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COVID-19 Contact Tracing Training: What Have We Learned?

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Abdullah Tauqeer

April 26, 2021

 

Abdullah Tauqeer, Project Associate, Public Health Foundation​​​Over the past nine months, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) has received more than 170 requests for customized COVID-19 contact tracing training packages, a free service providing health departments with tailored packages of contact tracing...

 

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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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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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Celebrating National Infant Immunization Week

by Vanessa Lamers

April 26, 2019

 

Vanessa Lamers is the Assistant Director of Performance Management and Quality Improvement at PHF.​​This year marks the 25th anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW). From April 27-May 4, 2019, NIIW will highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases...

 

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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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Opioids: The Crisis Upon Us

Posted in: Strategic Planning, and TRAINby Ron Bialek

October 31, 2018

 

Ron Bialek, MPP, President, Public Health Foundation.Can you imagine the response to, “crime has been reduced in our community, so let’s cut the police department budget,” or “there hasn’t been a fire all year, let’s sell off the idle fire engines and layoff half of the fire fighters.” Yes, this is...

 

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Tuesday is Competency Day at APHA

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

October 29, 2018

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Attending this year’s American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting in San Diego? Join the Public Health Foundation (PHF) and the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice...

 

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Opioid Response: A Recipe for Local, Impactful Results

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

October 2, 2018

 

Ron Bialek, MPP, President, Public Health Foundation.   First, the good news. Substantial federal, state, and local resources are being allocated for planning and implementing responses to the opioid crisis. For example, there are new and redirected federal funds available through the Centers for...

 

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Ask the AHD Expert: Broadening Relationships within an AHD Partnership

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

September 18, 2018

 

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   Navigating the personalities and relationships involved...

 

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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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