January 2018
In This Issue

In this issue of the Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, Dr. Karen Liller and associates examine the perceived importance and skills related to policy making among state public health injury prevention staff. Dr. Jonathan Purtle and colleagues explore the qualitative process involved in creating policies surrounding sugar-sweetened beverage taxes in Philadelphia. And Dr. Winfred Wu and co-authors map poorly controlled diabetes in the high density neighborhoods of  New York City and provide potential solutions for managing this chronic condition.

January Supplement: Injury and Violence Prevention
The focus of this supplement brings together experts from various sectors to  create collaborative relationships to champion the prevention of injury and violence. Read Dr. Roderick McClure's introductory remarks here, as well as articles from editors Sally Thigpen and Marci Hertz and others, including Innovative Methods for Designing Actionable Program Evaluation, State Injury Programs' Response to the Opioid Epidemic: The Role of CDC's Core Violence and Injury Prevention Program, and Connecting the Dots: State Health Department Approaches to Addressing Shared Risk and Protective Factors Across Multiple Forms of Violence.

NEW on JPHMP Direct!
JPHMP Direct Introduces Public Health Perspectives: A Podcast Series
Public Health Perspectives is a podcast series targeted at strengthening the future public health workforce. The series explores real-world experiences of public health professionals and shares insights on career paths that shape the profession. Host Camelia Singletary will reference case studies included in a new book, JPHMP’s 21 Public Health Case Studies on Policy & Administration, edited by Dr. Lloyd Novick, Carole Novick, and Dr. Cynthia Morrow, designed to give students and practitioners rich examples of work in the field. Listen to the first episode of Public Health Perspectives here on JPHMP Direct and join our listeners on SoundCloud.

Features of the book:
  • Each case is co-written by a professional writer and tells a “story,” using characters, conflicts, and plot twists designed to compel readers to keep reading.
  • Case elements include the core problem, stakeholders, steps taken, challenges, results, conclusions, and discussion questions for analysis.
  • More than 60 contributors—experts in public policy, clinical medicine, pediatrics, social work, pharmacy, bioethics, and health care management.
  • Ideal for public health practitioners as well as students in graduate and undergraduate public health and medical education programs.
  • Tracks 2016 CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health) accreditation criteria.
  • These cases can be used as tools to develop competencies designated in the new CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health) accreditation criteria.
JPHMP Direct is highlighting our latest supplement Catalyzing State Public Health Agency Actions to Prevent Injury and Violence by offering original content from authors published in the special issue. We invite you to go Behind the Article with Brandon Nesbit and Sally Thigpen who share insights into their study “Innovative Methods for Designing Actionable Program Evaluation." And check out Jennifer Martin's post where she discusses how the Illinois Dept. of Public Health utilizes the Violence and Injury Prevention: Comprehensive Index Tool (VIP:CIT) to help program planners assess gaps in the availability of injury prevention services and resources to strengthen strategic plans. For details read "Development of a Comprehensive and Interactive Tool to Inform State Violence and Injury Prevention Plans" by Lauren Wilson and colleagues.
For more than two decades, JPHMP has been a trusted resource, with each issue providing public health professionals with the highly relevant information that's applicable to their work. We look forward in 2018 to bringing you more of the information that translates research into practice to improve population health.

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JPHMP Direct, the online companion of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, the leading practice-based journal of public health, is generously sponsored by the de Beaumont Foundation.

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