public health practice
Summary: The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.
Publications235 found, 100 shown here
- Markers of inflammation and cardiovascular disease: application to clinical and public health practice: A statement for healthcare professionals from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Heart AssociationThomas A Pearson
Circulation 107:499-511. 2003
- Evidence-based public health: a fundamental concept for public health practiceRoss C Brownson
Prevention Research Center, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 30:175-201. 2009..Challenges and opportunities (e.g., political issues, training needs) for disseminating EBPH are reviewed. The concepts of EBPH outlined in this article hold promise to better bridge evidence and practice...
- Tools for implementing an evidence-based approach in public health practiceJulie A Jacobs
Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Brown School, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 9:E116. 2012....
- Criteria for evaluating evidence on public health interventionsL Rychetnik
Effective Healthcare Australia, School of Population Health and Health Services Research, University of Sydney, Australia
J Epidemiol Community Health 56:119-27. 2002..Study design alone is an inadequate marker of evidence quality in public health intervention evaluation...
- Effect of exercise on cognitive performance in community-dwelling older adults: review of intervention trials and recommendations for public health practice and researchMark Snowden
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 59:704-16. 2011..Future research should report exercise adherence, use longer study durations, and determine the clinical relevance of measures used...
- Integrating climate change adaptation into public health practice: using adaptive management to increase adaptive capacity and build resilienceJeremy J Hess
Climate and Health Program, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Environ Health Perspect 120:171-9. 2012..Public health adaptation is imperative, but there has been little discussion of how to increase adaptive capacity and resilience in public health systems...
- Fostering evidence-based decision-making in Canada: examining the need for a Canadian population and public health evidence centre and research networkLori Kiefer
Can J Public Health 96:I1-40 following 200. 2005
- A systematic review of collaboration and network research in the public affairs literature: implications for public health practice and researchDanielle Varda
University of Colorado s School of Public Affairs, Denver, CO 80217 3364, USA
Am J Public Health 102:564-71. 2012....
- The public health workforceHugh Tilson
Public Health Leadership Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7400, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 25:341-56. 2004..The authors review the major questions confronting the field and introduce key components of current thinking about approaches to improvement...
- Systems thinking and modeling for public health practiceScott J Leischow
Am J Public Health 96:403-5. 2006
- Use of evidence-based interventions in state health departments: a qualitative assessment of barriers and solutionsElizabeth A Dodson
George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Washington University, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 16:E9-E15. 2010..Specifically, it identified barriers to using EBDM commonly faced by state-level chronic disease practitioners and solutions for increasing the use of EBDM...
- Family history in public health practice: a genomic tool for disease prevention and health promotionRodolfo Valdez
Office of Public Health Genomics, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 31:69-87 1 p following 87. 2010..Their goal is to create family history tools that have decision support capabilities and are compatible with electronic health records. These advances will help realize the potential of family history as a public health tool...
- Bridging the gap: translating research into policy and practiceRoss C Brownson
Prevention Research Center in St Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social, Washington University in St Louis, 660 S Euclid, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Prev Med 49:313-5. 2009..The most effective strategies to bridge the gap between research and practice, will have at their heart, effective academic-practice-policy maker partnerships...
- Heat wave morbidity and mortality, Milwaukee, Wis, 1999 vs 1995: an improved response?Marc G Weisskopf
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Am J Public Health 92:830-3. 2002....
- CDC/AHA Workshop on Markers of Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease: Application to Clinical and Public Health Practice: clinical use of inflammatory markers in patients with cardiovascular diseases: a background paperLuigi M Biasucci
Circulation 110:e560-7. 2004..Whether CRP also should be used as a guide to therapy is still a matter of discussion that deserves further, properly designed studies...
- The African Field Epidemiology Network--networking for effective field epidemiology capacity building and service deliverySheba Nakacubo Gitta
African Field Epidemiology Network, Kampala, Uganda
Pan Afr Med J 10:3. 2011..AFENET will continue to play a role in coordinating, advocacy, and building capacity for epidemic disease preparedness and response...
- Designing and conducting tabletop exercises to assess public health preparedness for manmade and naturally occurring biological threatsDavid J Dausey
RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
BMC Public Health 7:92. 2007..This paper summarizes lessons learned from tabletop exercises about public health emergency preparedness and about the process of developing, conducting, and evaluating them...
- A knowledge transfer strategy for public health decision makersM Dobbins
McMaster University, School of Nursing, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 1:120-8. 2004..The research team believes strongly that consultation with potential users is crucial to ensure the conduct of relevant and timely research as well as the development of an effective knowledge transfer strategy...
- Globalisation and the prevention and control of non-communicable disease: the neglected chronic diseases of adultsR Beaglehole
WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet 362:903-8. 2003..The progress made in controlling the tobacco industry is a modest cause for optimism...
- Assessing the evaluability of complex public health interventions: five questions for researchers, funders, and policymakersDavid Ogilvie
MRC Epidemiology Unit and UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research, Box 296, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK
Milbank Q 89:206-25. 2011..Recognition of this "knowledge gap" has led to calls for more and better evaluation, but decisions about priorities for evaluation also need to be addressed in regard to financial restraint...
- Toward a transdisciplinary model of evidence-based practiceJason M Satterfield
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, 400 Parnassus Ave, A 405, San Francisco, CA 94143 0320, USA
Milbank Q 87:368-90. 2009....
- Recent advances in public health systems research in the United StatesTimothy W Van Wave
Office of the Chief of Public Health Practice, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 31:283-95. 2010..New methods such as network analysis and public health practice-based research networks demonstrate the potential for new insight to our understanding of how systems and ..
- Availability, affordability, and prescribing pattern of medicines in SudanAbdol Majid Cheraghali
Department of Pharmacology, Baqiyatallah Medical Science University, 19945 Tehran, Iran
Pharm World Sci 31:209-15. 2009..To evaluate availability, affordability and prescribing pattern of medicines in both public and private health sectors of Sudan...
- CDC/AHA Workshop on Markers of Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease: Application to Clinical and Public Health Practice: laboratory tests available to assess inflammation--performance and standardization: a background paperWilliam L Roberts
Circulation 110:e572-6. 2004..If 2 hsCRP results are averaged, then the imprecision requirements are relaxed slightly. Clinical validation of these performance requirements is also required...
- Barriers to evidence-based decision making in public health: a national survey of chronic disease practitionersJulie A Jacobs
Prevention Research Center in St Louis, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO, USA
Public Health Rep 125:736-42. 2010..This study investigated state and territorial chronic disease practitioners' self-reported barriers to evidence-based decision making (EBDM)...
- Improving the quality of health care for chronic conditionsJ E Epping-Jordan
Health Care for Chronic Conditions CCH, Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health NMH, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
Qual Saf Health Care 13:299-305. 2004..The framework provides a flexible but comprehensive base on which to build or redesign health systems in accordance with local resources and demands...
- Preparing for the next pandemicMichael T Osterholm
Infectious Disease Research and Policy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
N Engl J Med 352:1839-42. 2005
- Diffusion theory and knowledge dissemination, utilization, and integration in public healthLawrence W Green
Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0981, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 30:151-74. 2009..Finally, we suggest ways to blend diffusion with other theory and evidence in guiding a more decentralized approach to dissemination and implementation in public health, including changes in the ways we produce the science itself...
- Integrating genetic studies of nicotine addiction into public health practice: stakeholder views on challenges, barriers and opportunitiesM J Dingel
University of Minnesota Rochester, Rochester, MN, USA
Public Health Genomics 15:46-55. 2012..Will emerging genetic research strengthen tobacco control programs? In this empirical study, we interview stakeholders in tobacco control to illuminate debates about the role of genomics in public health...
- An innovative National Rural Health Mission capacity development initiative for improving public health practice in IndiaPreeti Negandhi
Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
Indian J Public Health 56:110-5. 2012..The efforts of this program emphasize on improved public health practice and are a unique pathway to a better health system...
- Introducing the National Collaborating Centres for Public HealthBarbara Medlar
Office of Public Health Practice, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ont
CMAJ 175:493-4. 2006
- Applying Lean principles and Kaizen rapid improvement events in public health practiceGENE SMITH
North Carolina State University Industrial Extension Service, Raleigh, NC, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 18:52-4. 2012....
- Legal issues in newborn screening: implications for public health practice and policyJennifer Kraszewski
George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services, USA
Public Health Rep 121:92-4. 2006
- Exploring the role of complementary and alternative medicine in public health practice and trainingAdam Burke
Institute for Holistic Healing Studies, Department of Health Education, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA 94132, USA
J Altern Complement Med 11:931-6. 2005..Although conventional medicine has responded actively, the response from public health has been far less pronounced. To examine the potential for integrating CAM into public health contexts, an exploratory survey was conducted...
- Implications of Internet availability of genomic information for public health practiceB W Hesse
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 6130 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892 7365, USA
Public Health Genomics 15:201-8. 2012....
- The impact of genomics on public health practice: the case for changeR L Zimmern
Foundation for Genomics and Population Health, 2 Worts Causeway, Cambridge, UK
Public Health Genomics 15:118-24. 2012b>Public health practice will not be able in the 21st century to ignore the impact of genomics, cell and molecular biology...
- Disaster epidemiology: prudent public health practice in the Pacific IslandsNana Yeboaa Twum-Danso
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 69 Butler Street, SE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
Pac Health Dialog 9:58-63. 2002..See Table 1...
- The growing impact of globalization for health and public health practiceRonald Labonte
Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Annu Rev Public Health 32:263-83. 2011..The article concludes with a call for national governments, especially those of wealthier nations, to take greater account of global health and its social determinants in all their foreign policies...
- Integrating social theory into public health practiceLouise Potvin
Lea Roback Centre for Research on Social Health Inequalities, Montreal, QC, Canada
Am J Public Health 95:591-5. 2005..We believe advances in contemporary social theory that are founded on a critique of modernity and that articulate a coherent theory of practice should be considered when addressing these critical challenges...
- Prevention and control of coronary heart disease and stroke--nomenclature for prevention approaches in public health: a statement for public health practice from the Centers for Disease Control and PreventionGeorge A Mensah
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
Am J Prev Med 29:152-7. 2005..facilitate communication in these multiple settings, a simplified classification of prevention levels for public health practice is essential...
- AIDS denialism and public health practicePride Chigwedere
Harvard School of Public Health AIDS Initiative and Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health, FXB 402, 651 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
AIDS Behav 14:237-47. 2010..deaths from AIDS, and discuss the key implications of the relationship between AIDS denialism and public health practice. We provide a brief history of how the cause of AIDS was investigated, of how HIV fulfills Koch's ..
- Efforts to locate low-income women for a study on mammography rescreening: implications for public health practiceJanet Kay Bobo
Battelle Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation, Seattle, Washington 98109, USA
J Community Health 31:249-61. 2006b>Public health practice often requires locating individuals in the community...
- Meeting local needs while developing public health practice skills: a model community-academic partnershipLainie Rutkow
SOURCE Student Outreach Resource Center, Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 15:425-31. 2009..to develop relevant skills, yet students have few opportunities to gain experience with community-level public health practice beyond work with health departments...
- CDC/AHA Workshop on Markers of Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease: Application to Clinical and Public Health Practice: overviewThomas A Pearson
Circulation 110:e543-4. 2004
- Integrating adult learning principles into training for public health practiceRebecca L Bryan
Health Communication Laboratory at the School of Public Health at Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63104, USA
Health Promot Pract 10:557-63. 2009..Training guided by these principles should facilitate adult learning, collaborative efforts, and mutual respect between agencies, practitioners, and community partners...
- Assessment of epidemiology capacity in state health departments, 2004-2009Matthew L Boulton
Center of Excellence for Public Health Workforce Studies, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
Public Health Rep 126:84-93. 2011..This article summarizes findings of the 2009 assessment and analyzes five-year (2004-2009) trends in the epidemiology workforce...
- Health care workers' ability and willingness to report to work during public health emergenciesAndy Stergachis
Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, University of Washington, Seattle, WA98195, USA
Disaster Med Public Health Prep 5:300-8. 2011....
- Implications of chemical mixtures in public health practiceC T De Rosa
Division of Toxicology, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, U S Department of Health and Human Services Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 7:339-50. 2004..The five other priority research areas the agency identified are exposure, susceptible populations, communities and tribal involvement, evaluation/surveillance of health effects, and health promotion/prevention...
- An outbreak of Ebola in UgandaS I Okware
Uganda Ministry of Health, Kampala, Uganda
Trop Med Int Health 7:1068-75. 2002..Thus all levels of the community spontaneously demonstrated solidarity and response to public health interventions. Even in areas of relative insecurity, rebel abductions diminished considerably...
- Public health responses to the risks of climate variability and change in the United StatesKristie L Ebi
ESS, LLC, Alexandria, VA, USA
J Occup Environ Med 51:4-12. 2009..Discuss issues related to the capacity of the United States to effectively adapt to current and future climate change...
- CDC/AHA Workshop on Markers of Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease: Application to Clinical and Public Health Practice: report from the laboratory science discussion groupGary L Myers
Circulation 110:e545-9. 2004
- Public health emergency preparedness exercises: lessons learnedPaul D Biddinger
Harvard School of Public Health Center for Public Health Preparedness, 677 Huntington Ave, Landmark Center, 3rd Floor East, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Public Health Rep 125:100-6. 2010....
- Stroke awareness: surveillance, educational campaigns, and public health practiceGayle H Payne
Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 16:345-58. 2010....
- The science of eliminating health disparities: summary and analysis of the NIH summit recommendationsIrene Dankwa-Mullan
National Institutes of Health, National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities, 6707 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 800, Bethesda, MD 20892 5465, USA
Am J Public Health 100:S12-8. 2010....
- Public health certificationKristine M Gebbie
Hunter College School of Nursing, New York, NY 10010, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 30:203-10. 2009..same examination, or a similar one; (b) how will this general certificate relate to specialized areas of public health practice which are also learned elsewhere; and (c) how will we assess the public health competence of public health ..
- Local public health workers' perceptions toward responding to an influenza pandemicRan D Balicer
Epidemiology Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
BMC Public Health 6:99. 2006....
- Reconsidering community-based health promotion: promise, performance, and potentialCheryl Merzel
Center for Applied Public Health, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Public Health 93:557-74. 2003..The effectiveness of HIV programs appears to be related in part to extensive formative research and an emphasis on changing social norms...
- Monitoring community responses to the SARS epidemic in Hong Kong: from day 10 to day 62J T F Lau
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
J Epidemiol Community Health 57:864-70. 2003..To report the evolution in perceptions and behaviours of the general public in response to the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) epidemic in Hong Kong...
- Replicating success: developing a standard FETP curriculumDenise A Traicoff
Division of Global Public Health Capacity Development, Coordinating Office for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Decatur, GA 30333, USA
Public Health Rep 123:28-34. 2008..This article describes the process that was used to develop the curriculum, which, together with needs assessment and evaluation, is crucial for successful training programs...
- Partnerships in international applied epidemiology training and service, 1975-2001M E White
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Am J Epidemiol 154:993-9. 2001..In 2001, new programs are planned or in development in India, Argentina, China, and Russia...
- Laboratory epidemiologist: skilled partner in field epidemiology and disease surveillance in KenyaM Kariuki Njenga
Global Disease Detection Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya
J Public Health Policy 29:149-64. 2008..Early indicators suggest programmatic success: the start of laboratory-based disease reporting and better laboratory involvement in outbreak responses...
- Re-visioning public health ethics: a relational perspectiveNuala P Kenny
Department of Bioethics, Dalhousie University, 5849 University Avenue, Halifax, NS B3H 4H7
Can J Public Health 101:9-11. 2010..Public policy response to crisis must not forseeably increase existing inequities...
- Utility of qualitative research findings in evidence-based public health practiceSusan M Jack
School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Public Health Nurs 23:277-83. 2006..Model of Evidence (2001) situates qualitative research findings as a credible source of evidence for public health practice. This article answers the following questions: (1) where does qualitative research fit within the paradigm ..
- The promise and pitfalls of systematic reviewsPatricia Dolan Mullen
Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas 77030, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 27:81-102. 2006....
- CDC/AHA Workshop on Markers of Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease: Application to Clinical and Public Health Practice: report from the clinical practice discussion groupSidney C Smith
Circulation 110:e550-3. 2004
- Facilitating access to pre-processed research evidence in public healthPaula Robeson
Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, 1200 Main St, W, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
BMC Public Health 10:95. 2010..While the public health sector in Canada is working toward evidence-informed decision making, considerable barriers, including efficient access to synthesized resources, exist...
- Consistent risk factor monitoring systems underpins good public health practiceFiona C Bull
BHF National Centre for Physical Activity and Health, School of Sports and Exercise Science, Loughborough University, UK
Prev Med 47:154-5. 2008
- Community responses to naturally occurring asbestos: implications for public health practiceM R Culley
Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, PO Box 5010, Atlanta, GA 30302 5010, USA
Health Educ Res 25:877-91. 2010..Implications for improved public health practice are discussed.
- Assessment of local public health workers' willingness to respond to pandemic influenza through application of the extended parallel process modelDaniel J Barnett
Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparedness, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
PLoS ONE 4:e6365. 2009..We thus aim to use the EPPM as a lens for examining the influences of perceived threat and efficacy on local public health workers' response willingness to pandemic influenza...
- Use of systematic reviews in the development of new provincial public health policies in OntarioMaureen Dobbins
School of Nursing, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
Int J Technol Assess Health Care 20:399-404. 2004The study determined whether the results of recently completed systematic reviews evaluating the effectiveness of public health interventions were used in the development of new provincial policies for public health practice.
- Gauging U.S. Emergency Medical Services workers' willingness to respond to pandemic influenza using a threat- and efficacy-based assessment frameworkDaniel J Barnett
Johns Hopkins Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
PLoS ONE 5:e9856. 2010..We thus propose using an EPPM-informed assessment of EMS workers' perspectives toward fulfilling their influenza pandemic response roles...
- Survey of hospital healthcare personnel response during a potential avian influenza pandemic: will they come to work?Charlene B Irvin
St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Prehosp Disaster Med 23:328-35. 2008..In order to prepare for pandemics, it is important to assess the likelihood that hospital personnel would report to work and to identify the issues that may affect this decision...
- Public health workforce development: progress, challenges, and opportunitiesMaureen Y Lichtveld
Public Health Practice Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 9:443-50. 2003..Although significant challenges remain, there is convergence on priorities for competency development, research questions to be addressed and next steps in the national dialogue on certification and credentialing in public health...
- Impact of genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis on public health practice in MassachusettsAnn C Miller
Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 8:1285-9. 2002..We describe the impact that genotyping had on public health practice in Massachusetts and some limitations of the technique...
- EpiQMS: an Internet application for access to public health data for citizens, providers, and public health investigatorsRichard E Hoskins
Washington State Department of Health, Olympia, Washington, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 8:30-6. 2002Access to epidemiologic data is critical to public health practice. Unfortunately, most published data are out of date and live databases are inaccessible because of issues of confidentiality, varying user needs, cost, security concerns, ..
- Severe acute respiratory syndrome: a challenge for public health practice in Hong KongA Lee
Centre for Health Education and Health Promotion, School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
J Epidemiol Community Health 57:655-8. 2003..The dictum of public health practice especially for infectious disease is "prevention better than cure"...
- Minisymposium on obesity: overview and some strategic considerationsS K Kumanyika
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 22:293-308. 2001....
- Looking ahead: addressing ethical challenges in public health practiceNancy M Baum
Department of Health Management and Policy at the University of Michigan School of Public Health in Ann Arbor, USA
J Law Med Ethics 35:657-67, 513. 2007..in identifying potential ethical challenges and in assessing the moral considerations that underlie public health practice - and possibly even, if the conditions are met, reduce the creation of ethical tension...
- Bioterrorism with zoonotic disease: public health preparedness lessons from a multiagency exerciseBrian A Jackson
Division of Public Health, Georgia Department of Human Resources, USA
Biosecur Bioterror 4:287-92. 2006..The exercise is described and broader policy lessons regarding preparedness planning are discussed...
- Using the power of googling and health informatics to improve public health practiceMartin LaVenture
Am J Prev Med 33:75-6. 2007
- Evidence-based public health practice: improving the quality and quantity of the evidenceE Waters
Centre for Community Child Health, University of Melbourne, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
J Public Health Med 24:227-9. 2002..The Cochrane Collaboration Health Promotion and Public Health field offers public health practitioners the opportunity to be involved in these developments, and/or to employ the array of relevant systematic reviews in their practice...
- Responding to pandemic influenza: a local perspectiveLaurie A Doxtator
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit, Brockville, ON
Can J Public Health 95:27-31. 2004..To assess, via a tabletop exercise, the ability of a rural health unit to manage an influenza pandemic...
- Emotional and behavioral consequences of bioterrorism: planning a public health responseBradley D Stein
RAND Corporation, 1700 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
Milbank Q 82:413-55, table of contents. 2004..The article concludes by reflecting on the evidence and experts' perspectives to suggest actions to be taken now and future policy and research priorities...
- Antiretroviral treatment strategies in resource-limited settingsAnna K Person
Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 4:73-9. 2007..As access to antiretroviral therapy has improved, there is an urgent need to develop better strategies for initiating and monitoring therapy, including the scale-up of viral load testing...
- CDC/AHA Workshop on Markers of Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease: Application to Clinical and Public Health Practice: report from the population science discussion groupStephen P Fortmann
Circulation 110:e554-9. 2004..Gaps in the research and the public health practice implications are also discussed...
- Chronic disease control in public health practice: looking back and moving forwardRoss C Brownson
Department of Community Health and Prevention Research Center, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
Public Health Rep 119:230-8. 2004
- Similarities and differences in homelessness in Amsterdam and New York CityJ Sleegers
Department of Youth and Mental Health of the Municipal Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Psychiatr Serv 51:100-4. 2000..Thus institutional factors such as fragmentation of services and lack of community programs for difficult-to-serve people are a likely explanation of the growing number of homeless people in Amsterdam...
- The Turning Point Social Marketing National Excellence Collaborative: integrating social marketing into routine public health practiceSylvia Pirani
Office of Local Health Services, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 11:131-8. 2005..The Collaborative has also made advances in incorporating and institutionalizing the practice of social marketing within public health in participating states...
- Syndromic surveillance in public health practice, New York CityRichard Heffernan
Bureau of Communicable Disease, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10013, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 10:858-64. 2004..Eighty-three percent of the signals for diarrhea and 88% of the signals for vomiting occurred during periods of suspected norovirus and rotavirus transmission...
- Applicability and generalisability of the results of systematic reviews to public health practice and policy: a systematic reviewNizar Ahmad
Centre d Epidemiologie Clinique, Hopital Hotel Dieu, AP HP Assistance Publique des Hôpitaux de Paris, 1 Place du Parvis Notre Dame, Paris 75181, France
Trials 11:20. 2010..e., whether the results of a trial can be reasonably applied or generalized to a definable group of patients in a particular setting in routine practice, also called external validity or generalisability)...
- Models of population health: their value for US public health practice, policy, and researchDaniel J Friedman
Am J Public Health 93:366-9. 2003
- Credentialing the public health workforce: an idea whose time has comeJoan P Cioffi
Public Health Practice Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 9:451-8. 2003..The authors challenge public health leaders to become actively involved in framing the issues so the best possible strategies can be developed...
- Public health in the new era: improving health through collective actionRobert Beaglehole
Evidence for Information and Policy, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet 363:2084-6. 2004
- Race/ethnicity and OMB Directive 15: implications for state public health practiceD J Friedman
Research and Evaluation, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston 02108, USA
Am J Public Health 90:1714-9. 2000....
- A framework for developing evaluation tools used in Washington State's Healthy Communities projectsLynne T Smith
Center for Public Health Nutrition, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash 98195, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 3:A64. 2006..The new tool provides feedback to community partners to help guide project implementation and tests the applicability of a theoretical model to public health practice.
- MAPP and the evolution of planning in public health practicePatrick Lenihan
University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, 60613, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 11:381-8. 2005Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships, the most recent planning tool in public health practice, is built upon a long history of planning by local public health agencies (LPHAs)...
- Strengthening the legal foundation for public health practice: a framework for actionA D Moulton
Public Health Practice Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Am J Public Health 91:1369. 2001..It has also led to concerted efforts to strengthen the legal foundation for public health practice. In this editorial, the authors present a framework for collaborative research, analysis, and development ..
- Legal issues in health information: implications for public health practice and policySara Rosenbaum
Department of Health Policy, George Washington University Medical Center, School of Public Health and Health Services, USA
Public Health Rep 120:350-2. 2005
- Pandemic influenza and pregnant womenSonja A Rasmussen
National Center of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 14:95-100. 2008..Finally, healthcare facilities need to develop plans to minimize exposure of pregnant women to ill persons, while ensuring that women receive necessary care...
- Public health accreditation: progress on national accountabilityHugh H Tilson
Annu Rev Public Health 29:xv-xxii. 2008
- Pandemic policy and planning considerations for universities: findings from a tabletop exerciseRandal Beaton
School of Nursing, Department of Epidemiology, Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98125 7263, USA
Biosecur Bioterror 5:327-34. 2007..Policy and planning recommendations are offered that address each of these challenges faced by UW as well as other major research universities and colleges...
- Impact/HIV Intervention/Adolescent Males Leaving JailNicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005..This sub-study will also be used to tailor the intervention tested in this proposal for adolescent females. ..
- Transdisciplinary Research on Urban Health Collaborative (RMI)Nicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2008..This application will provide support for the institutionalization of these efforts at the University that educates more researchers and professionals involved in urban health than any university in the nation. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- In Situ Simulation to Detect and Prevent Near Misses during Critical EventsWilliam Riley; Fiscal Year: 2007..Our intervention to improve patient safety is based on an advanced set of event sets and debriefing techniques in use by the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- RE-AIM Evaluation of Tailored Smoking Harm ReductionRussell Glasgow; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Unplugged and Media Savvy: Reducing the Impact of "Screen" TimeDonna Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Impact of Non-Commercialism Policy in Seattle SchoolsDonna Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2004..Helping to implement and evaluate a real-life policy holds greater promise for sustainability and for building coalitions between researchers, public health agencies and public schools . ..
- DEVELOPING FAMILY-FOCUSED PREVENTIONS: COPARENTINGMark Feinberg; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Pilot Study of Sibling Prevention ProgramMARK ETHAN FEINBERG; Fiscal Year: 2010..Developing and disseminating new, effective preventive programs such as the one proposed would have substantial public health benefits for individuals, families, and society. ..
- A Qualitative Study of Household Smoking PoliciesMichelle Kegler; Fiscal Year: 2004..Findings from this formative research will provide the foundation upon which to design and test effective strategies for creating smoke-free homes in rural, low-income communities. ..
- SMOKING CONTROL IN MCH CLINICS:DISSEMINATION STRATEGIESClara Manfredi; Fiscal Year: 2002..Cost/effectiveness analysis will be conducted relative to the effect of the dissemination strategies in producing better: a) program implementation, and b) smoking cessation outcomes. ..
- A Panel Study of Quit Smoking Processes in Low-SES WomenClara Manfredi; Fiscal Year: 2004..We will repeat the analyses with the two merged data sets, to assess the individual and area SES effects on smoking cessation processes on a total sample with greater variation on these variables. ..
- A SOCIAL NETWORK-BASED INTERVENTION TO REDUCE LEAD EXPOSMichelle Kegler; Fiscal Year: 2004..Process evaluation methods include documentation of lay health advisory contacts and interviews with youth and adult volunteers. ..
- Surveillance: The Ethics of Public Health ReportingRonald Bayer; Fiscal Year: 2004..The project will inform discussion of the ethics of public health surveillance and contribute to the development of public policy sensitive to privacy and confidentiality as well as the demands of research and public health. ..
- Physical Activity, Obesity and Diabetes PreventionRoss Brownson; Fiscal Year: 2006..g., computerized tailoring, GIS mapping). Study findings will be disseminated in collaboration with co- investigators, federal agencies, and other public health agencies to a variety of professional audiences. ..
- Strategies to Help Adult ER Patients Quit SmokingSteven Bernstein; Fiscal Year: 2006..If patients with a smoking-related diagnosis for the ER visit are more likely to quit than those with nonsmoking-related ICD9, then this supports the construct of the teachable moment. ..
- FIELD CENTER - GENETICS OF HYPERTENSIONRichard Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2004..The resulting synthesis of ideas and amassed data permits rigorous hypothesis testing not otherwise possible and will hasten understanding of the previously elusive genetic variation responsible for disease risk. ..
- REGULATION OF FOLATE CATABOLISMPATRICK STOVER; Fiscal Year: 2007..2). to determine the risk that folate catabolism contributes to folate-associated pathologies. (3). to establish relationships between catecholamines and folate metabolism. ..
- Religious Involvement among Older African AmericansLinda Chatters; Fiscal Year: 2007..The data analytic approaches to be used include regression, logistic regression, multi-nominal logistic regression and structural equation modeling. ..
- Health Literacy and Child Prevention InjuryAndrea Gielen; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Literacy and Mortality Among Elderly PersonsMichael Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Collaborative Care of Depression in Nursing HomesMark Snowden; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Religious responses to HIV/AIDS in BrazilRichard Parker; Fiscal Year: 2009..The extensive and in depth fieldwork is necessary given the scope of the project and its goal of assessing the role of religious organizations in the country's mobilization in response to AIDS. ..
- Development of Relationship Dynamics and STI/HIV RiskJ Fortenberry; Fiscal Year: 2007..Developmental trends in relationship formation, relationship quality, coital frequency and condom use will be assessed by latent growth curve analysis. ..
- Racial Discrimination and Risk of Chronic DiseaseNancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Understanding Change in Physical Activity PostpartumKELLY EVENSON; Fiscal Year: 2009..This proposal directly addresses the need to better understand multi-level factors involved in physical activity behavior change, RFA #CA-04-009 "Mechanisms of Physical Activity Behavior Change". ..
- HHV-8 Transmission Among Men Who Have Sex with MenCorey Casper; Fiscal Year: 2008..Start with Principal Investigator. List all other key personnel in alphabetical order, last name first. Name Organization Role on ..
- Implementing EHS Net in LowaKEN SHARP; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Breast Cancer After The Women?s Health Initiative Study: Declining Incidence?Nancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2008..The knowledge gained will lead to new insights about the causes of breast cancer and ways its incidence can be reduced. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- TRANSFERRING DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT AND ASSESSMENT RESOURCD Simpson; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Reducing Oral Cancer Disparities in FloridaScott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2008..Effectiveness of the interventions will be measured through population-based surveys and utilization of the hotline and clinics. ..
- Comorbid Substance Abuse and Long-Term Health Outcomes in SchizophreniaDEANNA KELLY; Fiscal Year: 2008..This will be an important step for improving the lives of people with schizophrenia. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- NEW BIOMARKERS OF NEUROTOXICITYMarc Weisskopf; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Targeting Acute HIVChristopher Pilcher; Fiscal Year: 2007..Perform detailed cost effectiveness modeling in order to optimize acute HIV-centered efforts at HIV prevention. ..
- Exercise to Relieve Cancer-Related Insomnia and FatigueElizabeth Coleman; Fiscal Year: 2007..As their physical activity and functional status improve, patients can continue to manage their activities of daily living and may be more likely to continue cancer treatment, thus increasing their survival chances. ..
- Changing from Conventional to Risperidone DecanoateNancy Covell; Fiscal Year: 2005..Subjects will be interviewed with quantitative instruments at baseline and at follow-up intervals for 1 year. ..
- Obesity and Neighborhood CharacteristicsWenjun Li; Fiscal Year: 2006..The feasibility of extending the research into a larger geographic region will be assessed, and a R01 grant application will be prepared. ..
- A Comprehensive Database of Cost-Effectiveness AnalysesPeter Neumann; Fiscal Year: 2003..The web-based data should also understand the needs of different scientists to be understood and policymakers, and bridges to be built across disparate communities. ..
- WEIGHT CONTROL FOR BLACK WOMEN'S CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTHShiriki Kumanyika; Fiscal Year: 2002..Two chapters will be randomized to each arm and will each recruit and follow 25 women. Individual adherence and chapter-level implementation variables will be assessed. ..
- Industry-Sponsored Research Contracts:An Empirical StudyMichelle Mello; Fiscal Year: 2002..The data will be analyzed descriptively and with chi-squared tests and regression analysis. ..
- A TRIAL TO REDUCE HEPATITIS C AMONG INJECTION DRUG USERSMichael Stein; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- GENETICS OF THE METABOLIC SYNDROME IN JAPANESE AMERICANSMelissa Austin; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- OPTICAL ASSESSMENT OF DERMAL EXPOSURE AND ABSORPTIONRichard Fenske; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- PREVENTING ALCOHOL EXPOSED PREGNANCY AFTER A JAIL TERMPatricia Mullen; Fiscal Year: 2001..The study will use an RCT design (n=270) to test the intervention's effect on alcohol consumption and birth control use 6 months after release. ..
- DETERMINING/UNDERSTANDING BARRIERS TO ADULT IMMUNIZATIONRichard Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2001..This project will furnish relevant, up-to-date to enhance policy planning, practice management and medical education. ..
- Improving Hypertension Treatment in AfricaRichard Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2003..Whether our project yields a "positive" or "negative" result in relation to the main goal of identifying an effective clinical method, the outcome will have far-reaching implications for health care policy in that region. ..
- Risk for Workplace Violence in Long-Haul TruckersDebra Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2004..Content analysis will be used to describe, analyze, and interpret the qualitative data for core consistencies and meanings described by truckers. ..
- MAINTAINING HIV RISK REDUCTION AMONG NEEDLE EXCHANGERSMichael Stein; Fiscal Year: 2004..Our results will have policy implications for needle exchange programs where many IDUs have initiated HIV risk reduction. ..
- Effects of perinatal endocrine disrupters in childrenPhilippe Grandjean; Fiscal Year: 2004..Modern statistical methods will be used to determine whether these outcome variables are associated with estrogen, thyroid, or Ah receptor abnormalities and specific contaminant exposures prenatally or postnatally. ..
- CYTOREDUCTIVE CHEMOTHERAPY TARGETING HIV RESERVOIRSChristopher Pilcher; Fiscal Year: 2004..the PI with supervised laboratory experiences and didactic training in addition to a closely supervised clinical research experience, leading to R01 submission and establishment of the PI as an independent investigator ..
- Cardiac-Related Mortality with Atypical AntipsychoticsDEANNA KELLY; Fiscal Year: 2005..This study is important as data on long-term health outcomes with atypical antipsychotics is lacking from the literature. ..
- Third International Conference on Urban HealthHortensia Amaro; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Topical virucides to prevent oral transmissionKoen van Rompay; Fiscal Year: 2004..If topical tenofovir administration were effective, then this simple strategy would be highly affordable for developing countries. ..
- Socioeconomic Trends in Breast Cancer IncidenceNancy Krieger; Fiscal Year: 2005..Results of this investigation will provide new insights into social determinants of and secular changes in breast cancer incidence, with implications for breast cancer surveillance, screening and control. ..
- Effects of Dioxin on Vietnamese CiviliansDavid Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2004..7. ..
- ANTIDEPRESSANT TREATMENT TO REDUCE HIV RISK AMONG IDUSMichael Stein; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- BREAST CANCER AND FUNCTION IN AGING WOMENGraham Colditz; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Cell Biology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis InfectionDavid G Russell; Fiscal Year: 2010..tuberculosis. We propose determining how the bacterium's metabolism is realigned to access these carbon sources. ..
- Development of a Novel Strategy of Adjuvant DiscoveryDavid Russell; Fiscal Year: 2009..It is anticipated that this final aim will develop into a new grant application that will enable us to test the effectiveness of a range of microbial products for their efficacy as adjuvants. ..
- Zeiss LSM510 Meta Confocal MicroscopeDavid Russell; Fiscal Year: 2007..These data will extend ongoing, NIH-funded programs for identification of new drug targets, vaccines and adjuvants. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- HEALTH PROMOTION THROUGH BLACK CHURCHESKen Resnicow; Fiscal Year: 2004..Recruitment and retention of participants will be maximized by several strategies including incentives for each church, and the use of church liaisons to assist in participant recruitment and tracking. ..
- Increasing CRC Screening in Health Plan MembersKaren Glanz; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- GLYOXYLATE SHUNT AND PARASITISM BY MYCOBACTERIUM SPPDavid Russell; Fiscal Year: 2004..We will use the recombinant enzymes to screen drug libraries at GlaxoWellcome. Structural information generated by Dr. Sacchettini will be central to the development of effective inhibitors against these enzymes. ..
- Prospective evaluation of IGF and IL-6 Dysregulation and Multiple MyelomaGraham A Colditz; Fiscal Year: 2010..The team is led from by Drs. Colditz and Anderson and is supported by a senior statistician (Dr. Rosner) and a study director (Dr. Birmann) who is funded, in part, through a K award. ..
- Metabolism of M. tuberculosis: New Targets for MDR TBDavid Russell; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Florida Model for Oral Cancer Control, Phase IScott Tomar; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Food Safety Task Force ConferenceTimothy Jones; Fiscal Year: 2005..Abstract Not Provided ..
- Ethical Challenges in Lead Poisoning Prevention ResearchNancy Kass; Fiscal Year: 2005..The investigators hypothesize that our approach can produce models for education of diverse communities and EH scientists. ..