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Health Information Technology with Terri Floyd, MS

In this episode of Public Health Perspectives, Terri Floyd, MS, a business analyst with Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield, shares her career path in health information technology.


Elena Vidrascu on Attention and Substance Abuse

In this episode of JPHMP Direct TALK, Elena Vidrascu, MSc, JPHMP Direct contributor of the series Preventing America’s Next Drug Epidemic: A Multidisciplinary Approach, discusses whether and how screen time and media content may be impacting the developing minds of youngsters growing up in the digital age. In this two-part series, she'll examine the potential consequences and correlations of screen time, attention, and substance abuse.


Preparing for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) Examination

In this episode of Public Health Perspectives, LaTonya Bynum shares insights into preparing for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) examination, which measures knowledge in the Seven Areas of Responsibility for Health Education Specialists delineated by A Competency-Based Framework for Health Education Specialists 2015. LaTonya Bynum is the Healthcare Technical Writer for the Health and Life Sciences Department of DXC Technology, a global end-to-end IT company. Recently, she...


PHAB Interview with Drs. Les Beitsch and Ron Chapman

In this episode of JPHMP Direct TALK, Les Beitsch, MD, JD, and Ron Chapman, MD, MPH, chat with PHAB Communications Manager Teddi Nicolaus about how public health accreditation is driving the use of Quality Improvement and Performance Management at health departments. Dr. Beitsch is the Chair of the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine at Florida State University College of Medicine. Dr. Chapman serves as Health Officer for California’s Yolo County. The discussion draws on...


Deaths of Despair: A Conversation with John Auerbach on Fatalities from Drugs, Alcohol, and Suicide

This episode of JPHMP Direct TALK focuses on an editorial published in the July/August 2018 issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, titled “Deaths of Despair and Building a National Resilience Strategy” by John Auerbach and Benjamin Miller, an editorial written in response to the Pain in the Nation report released by Trust for America’s Health, which elucidates the alarming statistics related to deaths caused by drug overdoses, alcohol, and suicide, and what actions...


Allison Foster

Allison Foster, President of the National Board of Public Health Examiners chats with host Camelia Singletary about CPH (Certified in Public Health) credentialing for current and future public health care workers. Here are some relevant articles that can be found in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice…fessional.9.aspx (she is actually lead author on this paper)…eople_and.8.aspx...


Dr. Rex Archer Talks with PHAB about His Report, Developing a Culture of Health

Dr. Rex Archer, MD, MPH, Director of the Kansas City, Missouri, Health Department and a member of the board of directors of the Public Health Accreditation Board, chats with PHAB Communications Manager Teddi Nicolaus about how partnerships with local organizers can transform communities and create upstream health solutions.


Laura Rasar King and Nicole Williams from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

In this episode, the focus will be on accreditation for schools and colleges of public health by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). As noted on the organization’s site, its mission is to “assures quality in public health education and training to achieve excellence in practice, research, and service, through collaboration with organizational and community partners.” Joining the show today are Laura Rasar King, CEPH Executive Director, and Nicole Williams, Communications...


Public Health Perspectives Episode 2: Conversation on Leadership with Lizzie Corcoran

In this episode of Public Health Perspectives, join host Camelia Singletary, MPH, as she speaks with Lizzie Corcoran on experiences with public health leadership and the development of future public healthcare workers. Lizzie Corcoran Lizzie is the 2017-2018 ASPPH Philanthropy Fellow at the de Beaumont Foundation.