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Ask the AHD Expert: Operating Academic Health Collaboratives

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

June 30, 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   Academic health department (AHD) partnerships require...

 

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Celebrating the Core Competencies: Thank You for Three More Years of Support!

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

June 26, 2017

 

Janelle Nichols, MPH, Project Associate, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   June 26, 2017 marks the three-year anniversary of the release of the 2014 version of the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) and offers an opportunity for the Council on...

 

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Feedback Needed on Competencies for the Emerging Field of Legal Epidemiology

Posted in: Workforce Development

May 10, 2017

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation     Does your work explore how laws can play a role in the cause, distribution, and prevention of disease and injury? Are you engaged in projects focused at the intersection of law and epidemiology? Your...

 

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Using Quality Improvement Tools to Weather the Storm

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

May 5, 2017

 

As political climate change occurs, feelings of instability and uncertainty can threaten work in performance improvement. This uncertainty can incite crisis mode, where poor planning and quick responses lead to increased stress when solutions do not address the root causes of problems. However, these...

 

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MCH Navigator Presents Public Health Pronto: Effective Microlearning for Building Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

April 28, 2017

 

John Richards, MA AITP, Lead, Health Information Group and Co-Director, National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University   Public Health Pronto, the Maternal & Child Health (MCH) Navigator's newest microlearning project, enables public health professionals to participate...

 

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New Partnership in Chicago Offers Latest Example of Academic Health Department Development

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

April 26, 2017

 

​​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) School of Public Health and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) have joined together in a progressive new academic health department (AHD) partnership....

 

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Ask the AHD Expert: Sharing Resources without Sharing Money

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

March 30, 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   Collaboration between partners in academic health department...

 

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Learning and Collaboration Key to Building the Strongest Public Health Workforce

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

November 17, 2016

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   During a special session at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting earlier this fall, Public Health Foundation (PHF) President Ron Bialek, MPP, opened his remarks with a big thank...

 

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Preparing the Public Health Workforce of Today and Tomorrow: Use of the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals in Academia

Posted in: Council on Linkages, PHF News, and Workforce Development

September 1, 2016

 

Janelle Nichols, MPH, Project Associate, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   As highlighted in a recent PHF Pulse blog post, the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) are being used by health departments throughout the country to develop workforce...

 

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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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