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Laying the Foundation: Nursing & the Public Health Foundation

Posted in: Infrastructure, PHF News, and Workforce Development

June 4, 2018

 

Sashani Simpson, RN, BSN is a Master’s degree candidate at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in Baltimore, Maryland. She has practiced nursing for more than nine years at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Did you know that nursing is the most trusted profession in the court of public opinion, 16 years...

 

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Support for the Public Health Workforce: How Do We Make the Case?

Posted in: Conferences and Events, Council on Linkages, PHF News, and Workforce Developmentby Janelle Nichols

November 13, 2017

 

Janelle Nichols, MPH, Project Associate, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   The public health workforce plays a vital role in ensuring the health of the population, but how do we ensure that we have a strong public health workforce? Workforce development efforts nationwide help...

 

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Is Public Health Missing a Bountiful Feast? Taking on the Social Determinants of Health

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, PHF News, and Strategic Planningby Margie Beaudry

November 1, 2017

 

In October 2017, a colleague and I attended an outstanding meeting convened by the Root Cause Coalition in Louisville, KY. The group’s second annual Summit on the Social Determinants of Health drew some 450 attendees from hospitals and health systems, health plans, social service agencies, and community-based...

 

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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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Recapping a Year in the Field

Posted in: Data Analysis, Infrastructure, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, PHF News, Strategic Planning, and Workforce Developmentby Margie Beaudry

August 5, 2015

 

It has been a busy year for our Public Health Foundation (PHF) experts who deliver Performance Improvement (PI) Services in performance management, quality improvement (QI), and workforce development. They covered a lot of ground, providing customized on-site technical assistance (TA) and training in...

 

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Maurice “Mo” Mullet, 1937 – 2014

Posted in: PHF News

September 9, 2014

 

With heavy hearts we have learned that Maurice “Mo” Mullet, MD passed away this past Sunday at The Ohio State University’s Ross Heart Hospital in Columbus, Ohio at the age of 76.
Mo served on the Board of Directors of the Public Health Foundation (PHF) from 1994 – 2001 in several capacities. He...

 

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Remembering our Colleague and Friend, Donald Salley

Posted in: PHF Newsby Ron Bialek

November 27, 2013

 

On this Thanksgiving and beginning of the holiday season, while our PHF family continues to mourn the loss of Donald Salley, I am reminded of all we have to be thankful for having known and worked with Donald. Donald was a part of the PHF family for more than 14 years and diligently served our organization...

 

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Improving Antibiotic Use in an Age of Emerging Resistance

Posted in: Community Development, and PHF News

November 12, 2013

 

​Guillermo Sanchez, MSHS, MPH is a Public Health Scientist and a Certified Physician Assistant with the Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work program.  He specializes in antibiotic resistance trends and prevalence, antibiotic prescribing behaviors among outpatient providers, and state partnership outreach...

 

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"I'm Your Community Guide" Contest: Sharing the Value of Evidence-Based Practice

Posted in: PHF News

April 27, 2011

 

(Updated: May 6, 2011 to reflect the new "I'm Your Community Guide" Contest deadline of June 10, 2011)

​In public health, we continuously strive to identify and successfully implement best practices to improve outcomes. One of the best ways to accomplish this is to learn what has been proven...

 

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