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  MARCH 16, 2012


ASPH News of Note
Friday Letter Launches New Format and Submission Standards
Friday Letter Launch

Beginning with today’s issue, the Friday Letter will now feature a new format for articles which will adhere to an ASPH-board approved standard for submissions. These editorial changes are designed to enhance the content and focus of the newsletter, which is currently sent to more than 15,000 subscribers in the public health workforce and academic community. These strategic improvements will allow us to better report on CEPH-accredited Schools of Public Health as they improve the health of every person through education, research, and policy.

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ASPH and CDC Welcome New 2012 ASPH/CDC Fellows
Fellows

On March 13, ASPH and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) welcomed six alumni from ASPH-member schools to the ASPH/CDC Public Health Fellowship Program and the ASPH/CDC Allan Rosenfield Global Health Fellowship Program. The new fellows attended a comprehensive orientation program in Atlanta, GA this week. Following the program, fellows will begin their six-month assignments located at CDC headquarters in Atlanta. During the fellowship period, the fellows will train under the guidance of public health experts within CDC while contributing to efforts that advance CDC’s Winnable Battles – identified by CDC as “public health priorities with large-scale impact on health and with known, effective strategies to address them.”

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Public Health Research and Reports
Public Health Reports: A Review of Antibiotic Use in Food Animals

Antibiotic use plays a major role in the emerging public health crisis of antibiotic resistance. Although the majority of antibiotic use occurs in agricultural settings, relatively little attention has been paid to how antibiotic use in farm animals contributes to the overall problem of antibiotic resistance. In an article in the latest edition of Public Health Reports, Ohio State University’s Dr. Timothy Landers identifies major arguments that support the role of agricultural antibiotic use in the development of resistance, and analyzes existing regulatory and policy documents debating the issue.

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Columbia and Emory Find Higher than Expected Rates for HIV among Black Women
el-sadrResults from a large multi-site study indicate that the HIV incidence rate for U.S. women living in areas hardest hit by the epidemic is much higher than the overall estimated incidence rate in the U.S. for black adolescent and adult women. The Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Emory University Rollins School of Public Health were key sites in the research. The study was conducted by the NIH-funded HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) and recruited women from 10 community sites in six geographical areas of the country.
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UNC Study Investigates Racism's Effect on African American Men
Hammond

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Dr. Wizdom Powell Hammond recently authored a study that was published online in American Journal of Public Health. The study focused on the phenomenon that researchers call everyday racism—a term that references the persistent and subtle ways in which prejudice is felt.

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BU Study Shows Prenatal Drug Exposure Does Not Affect Academic Scores

Researchers from the Boston University School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine, and Boston Medical Center found children's academic achievement test scores were not affected by intrauterine exposure to cocaine, tobacco, or marijuana. However, alcohol exposure in children who had no evidence of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) did lead to lower scores in math reasoning and spelling, even after controlling for other intrauterine substance exposures and contextual factors.

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GW Study Explores Gender Differences in Precarious Employment
Dr. Seung-Sup Kim

Dr. Seung-Sup Kim of the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services and his co-authors, including department chair Dr. Melissa Perry, have published a new study in the Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health about changes in employment status and new-onset depression in South Korean workers, with a specific focus on gender differences.

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Harvard Finds Red Meat Consumption Linked to Mortality

A new study from Harvard School of Public Health has found that red meat consumption is associated with an increased risk of total, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality. The results also showed that substituting other healthy protein sources, such as fish, poultry, nuts, and legumes, was associated with a lower risk of mortality. The study will be published online in Archives of Internal Medicine on March 12. To read more, click here.

   
Washington Finds Installing Gun Cabinets in Homes Improves Safe Firearm Storage

A new study from the University of Washington School of Public Health found that installing a gun cabinet dramatically reduces unlocked guns and ammunition in the home. Washington’s Dr. David Grossman led the research, and he conducted the study in households in six Alaska Native villages in the Bristol Bay and Yukon Kuskokwin Delta area of western Alaska.

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UNC Study Identifies Pockets of High Cervical Cancer Rates in North Carolina
Jennifer Smith

A study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health has found the area in which cervical cancer incidence and mortality are unusually high. The findings indicate that education, screening, and vaccination programs in those places could be particularly useful. The results were recently published online in the journal Preventive Medicine.

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Columbia ICAP Reports HIV Incidence in Swaziland is Stabilizing

ICAPThe first phase from the Swaziland HIV Incidence Measurement Survey (SHIMS), a nationally representative HIV study, found that the percentage of the population living with HIV infection is 31 percent among adults ages 18-49. This figure matches the 2006 Demographic Health Survey findings for the same age group and indicates that the HIV epidemic in Swaziland has stabilized over the past five years.

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Harvard Study Finds Benefits of Rotavirus Vaccine Outweigh Potential Risks
More than 500,000 babies around the world die each year from severe diarrhea and dehydration caused by rotavirus. A widely used vaccine for the pathogen was pulled from the market in 1999 out of concerns that it raised a baby’s risk of developing intussusception, a potentially deadly intestinal blockage. Now, a new study by Harvard School of Public Health research fellow Dr. Irene Shui finds that the orally administered RotaTeq vaccine, one of several recent options, does not elevate intussusception risk.
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ASPH Initiatives
ASPH Hosting Best Practice in Teaching and Learning Webinar – April 16
Webinar

In the next installment of the ASPH Best Practice in Teaching & Learning Webinar Series, Dr. Peggy Honore, director from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, will discuss the fundamental concepts of public health quality and efforts made by HHS to develop a prototype course outline to help public health curriculum within academic institutions. The webinar is scheduled for April 16 from 12-1 p.m (Eastern). To register, click here.

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Funding and Award Opportunities
New Funding Opportunities for SPH Faculty

As a service to its members, ASPH’s dedicated grants staff regularly provide timely information about grant opportunities for faculty. This week’s additions include announcements from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Access a full listing of grant notices by visiting the “Funding for Faculty” section of the ASPH website. 

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IOM Accepting Nominations for Lienhard Award — Deadline May 7

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) is accepting nominations for its Gustav O. Lienhard Award, which is presented annually. The award – a medal and $40,000 – recognizes individuals for outstanding achievement in improving health care services in the United States. Support for the award is provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The deadline to submit nominations is May 7.

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IOM Accepting Nominations for Sarnat Award — Deadline May 7

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) is currently accepting nominations for the Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health. This international award recognizes individuals, groups, or organizations for outstanding achievement in improving mental health and is accompanied by a medal and $20,000. The deadline to submit nominations is May 7.

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Call for Proposals: Healthy Eating Research Releases —Deadlines: May 22 and August 9

The Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and it supports research on environmental and policy strategies with strong potential to promote healthy eating among children to prevent childhood obesity, especially among lower-income and racial and ethnic populations at highest risk for obesity. This call for proposals is for two types of awards aimed at providing key decision and policy-makers with evidence to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic by 2015. The award types are: Round 7 grants and RWJF New Connections grants awarded through the Healthy Eating Research program. For more information and to apply, click here.

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Fellowship and Training Opportunities
Call for Applications: Obesity Prevention Training Program Fellowship – Deadline May 1

The University of Minnesota Obesity Prevention Training Program is recruiting for a postdoctoral fellowship position that will begin on or after July 1. Trainees will engage in research that focuses on the biology of obesity, clinical research on human obesity, and applied studies of treatment and prevention in community settings. The deadline for applications is May 1. To learn more about the fellowship, click here.

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AHRQ Seeking Applicants for Paid Summer Internships – Rolling

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is supporting paid summer internship opportunities for qualified undergraduate and graduate-level students interested in health services research and/or policy at AHRQ's Rockville, Maryland location. Appointments run for 89 days starting in late May through early August.

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Latest from Schools of Public Health
Washington Launches First Clinical Trial of Leishmaniasis Vaccine
Reed

Researchers at the University of Washington School of Public Health have launched the first clinical trial of a new vaccine for visceral leishmaniasis, which causes about 50,000 deaths a year.  The disease is transmitted by infected sand flies and attacks the immune system, affecting vital organs and bone marrow. Washington researchers have spent more than 20 years on pre-clinical vaccine work.

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Texas A&M Announces 2012 Program to Increase Public Health Awareness
Friends Texas A

In order to raise public awareness for the importance of public health, Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health recently announced the 2012 Friends of School of Rural Public Health (Friends of SRPH). Friends of SRPH is a program intended to increase understanding of the faculty, staff, students, programs, and research of Texas A&M, and it is an extension of the “This is Public Health” campaign initiated by the Association of Schools of Public Health. Ms. Anita Perry, the First Lady of Texas, will again serve as the honorary chair of the Friends of SRPH.

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Johns Hopkins’s Go Girls! Initiative Makes List of Top 50 Inspiring Ideas
Go Girls

An initiative from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has been selected as one of the 50 most inspiring ideas and solutions that are delivering for girls and women across the globe. The list, known as “Women Deliver 50,” showcases advocacy campaigns, health interventions, technologies, educational initiatives, and leadership programs. The initiatives, which range from grassroots to global, are led by social entrepreneurs, civil society, governments, international agencies, and private companies.

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Faculty & Staff Honors
Governor Appoints Arizona’s Dean Hakim to Arizona Biomedical Research Commission
Hakim

University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health’s Dean Iman Hakim has been appointed to the Arizona Biomedical Research Commission (ABRC) by Governor Jan Brewer. The ABRC is committed to advancing bioscience and clinical research in Arizona and provides grants to fund research projects that look into both the understanding of disease and finding treatments for diseases. The commission is funded by tobacco tax and lottery funds.

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Michigan’s Dean Philbert Receives 2012 Society of Toxicology Public Communications Award
Dean Martin Philbert

University of Michigan School of Public Health’s Dean Martin A. Philbert is the recipient of the 2012 Society of Toxicology Public Communications Award. This honor is in recognition of his major contributions in broadening public awareness on toxicological issues and disseminating the message of toxicology and its impact in society. Dean Philbert has worked much of his professional career to inform policymakers and key decision makers in government agencies about topical scientific issues and the science of toxicology in general.

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Drexel’s Bartle Receives Maternal and Child Health Award
Bartle

Dr. Nathalie Bartle, professor at the Drexel University School of Public Health and the chair of the school’s maternal and child health working group received the Spirit of Motherhood Award from the Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) at the launch of the organization’s annual Celebrating Mothers campaign on March 10 Dr. Bartle was awarded for embodying the MCC’s mission to advance maternal and child health in her profession and service to the community. 

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Emory’s Martorell Honored by Honduras Government
Dr. Reynaldo Martorell Emory University Rollins School of Public Health’s Dr. Reynaldo Martorell has been recognized by the government of Honduras for his contributions to fighting hunger in Honduras. The award was presented by Honduras President Porfirio Lobo Sosa during the 7th Annual Summit of Universities Fighting World Hunger on March 2 in Catacamas, Honduras. After the award presentation, Dr. Martorell presented on the status of nutrition and hunger in Honduras and on policies and programs to address them.
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Berkeley’s Jewell Wins Leadership Award for Statistical Science

Dr. Nicholas P. Jewell, professor of biostatistics and statistics at the University of California Berkeley School of Public Health has been chosen to receive the Harvard School of Public Health’s 2012 Marvin Zelen Leadership Award in Statistical Science. The award recognizes an individual in government, industry, or academia, who – by virtue of his or her outstanding leadership – has greatly impacted the theory and practice of statistical science.

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South Carolina’s Norman Selected for National Science Foundation Grant
Norman

University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health’s Dr. Sean Norman is the recipient of a $725,000 environmental research grant from the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program. Dr. Norman, an assistant professor in the department of environmental health sciences, will use the grant to pursue a study titled “Linking Microbial Phylogenetic and Functional Gene Diversity to Microbial Mat Ecosystem Function Following Environmental Disturbance."

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John Hopkins’s Faculty Write First Guidelines for HIV Care and Treatment

Last week, leading AIDS experts at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and other institutions around the world issued new guidelines to promote entry into and retention in HIV care, as well as adherence to HIV treatment, drawn from the results of 325 studies conducted with tens of thousands of people infected with HIV. The guidelines are believed to be the first ever to focus exclusively on how best to get those newly diagnosed with HIV into treatment plans and to help them adhere to lifelong drug and check-up regimens. Johns Hopkins’s Dr. Larry W. Chang co-authored the guidelines.

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Michigan Faculty Receives $2.5 Million Grant to Study Newborn Screening
Dr. Lisa Prosser

University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers will use a $2.5 million grant from the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to study long-term health outcomes and cost-effectiveness of newborn screening. This study could impact lawmakers’ recommendations on panels of tests given to newborns for potentially harmful disorders.

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Columbia’s Boothby Named U.S. Government’s Special Adviser
Dr. Neil Boothby

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health’s Dr. Neil Boothby, the Allan Rosenfield Professor of Clinical Forced Migration and Health, has been named the U.S. Government’s Special Adviser and Senior Coordinator for Children in Adversity. Working with the USAID Administrator and the Assistant Administrator of Global Health, Dr. Boothby will serve as both the agency’s senior adviser for children in low and middle income countries as well as coordinate U.S. assistance to vulnerable children among U.S. departments and agencies.  Dr. Boothby will maintain his professorship but will take a one-year leave of absence to fulfill his duties with an option to renew for a second term.

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UNC’s Stevens Chosen for ASN’s Centrum Center Award
Stevens

Dr. June Stevens, the American Institute for Cancer Research/World Cancer Research Fund (AICR/WCRF) Distinguished Professor of nutrition and chair of nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been chosen by the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) to receive its 2012 Centrum Center Award. The award is given for recent investigative contributions of contemporary significance to the understanding of human nutrition.

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Student & Alumni Achievements
Yale Students Chosen to Help Connecticut’s Food Safety Program
Yale FoodCore

Yale School of Public Health students are assisting state and local health department officials in an enhanced effort to monitor Connecticut’s food safety and speed up the detection of outbreaks of Salmonella and other potentially serious food-related illness. The students are part of the newly created Foodborne Diseases Centers for Outbreak Response Enhancement (FoodCORE) group that is administered by the Emerging Infections Program (EIP) at the School of Public Health.

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ASPH Partners in Public Health
NIH Launches New Digital Forum: Challenges in Cardiovascular Epidemiology
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health, has launched a digital forum, titled “Challenges in Cardiovascular Epidemiology.” The forum stems from an American Journal of Epidemiology commentary that was authored by NHLBI staff and describes four primary challenges faced by the general epidemiology research community, specifically cardiovascular epidemiologists. NHLBI welcomes the epidemiology community to engage in an active discussion on the future of this field.
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Commonwealth Fund’s First-Ever Local Area Health System Scorecard Reveals Stark Differences Across U.S.
The first report of its kind, Rising to the Challenge: Results from a Scorecard on Local Health System Performance, 2012, measures how 306 local U.S. areas are doing on key health care indicators such as insurance coverage, preventive care, mortality rates, potentially avoidable hospital use, and costs. It finds significant differences between leading and lagging localities, and wide disparities among major cities on many key measures of health care system performance. An interactive map accompanying the report allows comparison of cities and communities across the U.S. To read more, click here.
   
Public Health Resources
Michigan Students Start Public Health Blog

Ten students from the University of Michigan School of Public Health have launched a public health focused blog related to recently published scientific studies. The students write on the blog, titled “Mind the Science Gap,” about a new topic once a week, and the research has ranged from osteoporosis drugs, to soil science, to obesity. To read or join the discussion, access the blog at http://www.mindthesciencegap.org/.

   
E-Newsletter Resource

ASPH regularly provides members and Friday Letter readers with links to other electronic newsletters that may be of interest to the public health community. Links to e-newsletters will be added to a web page found at www.asph.org/document.cfm?page=924. This week’s additions include:

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Publishing and Presenting Opportunities
Call for Submissions: Policy Challenge Proposal Competition – Deadline: April 2

The Arizona State University School of Public Affairs has recently launched The Policy Challenge – a national policy proposal competition among students and others to develop ideas proposed through the Startup America Policy Challenge on how federal agencies might break down barriers to entrepreneurship and best enable the use of new technologies in health care and medicine, clean energy and the environment, and education. Individuals or small teams can submit a two-page proposal that evaluates a proposed idea for administrative change and develops a viable actionable plan of implementation. The deadline to submit a proposal is April 2.

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Call for Nominations: Filerman Prize for Educational Leadership – Deadline April 2

The Gary L. Filerman Prize for Educational Leadership recognizes individuals from Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) member programs who have made outstanding contributions to the field of health administration education, who have exhibited leadership in the field, and who have enriched their institutions, their students, and health administration education through their work. Nominations must be submitted electronically through the AUPHA web site not later than April 2, 2012. 

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Call for Nominations: Thompson Prize for Young Investigators —Deadline April 2

The John D. Thompson Prize for Young Investigators recognizes young faculty based on their contributions to the research literature in the field of health services. The awardee must be a faculty member at a full member program of Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA), have been awarded a PhD no more than six years prior to consideration (2006), and have not achieved tenure as of the date of selection. The prize is intended to serve as a benchmark for pre-tenure work.

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Call for Abstracts: 2012 CDC National Conference on Health Statistics – Deadline April 16

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics invites student and faculty researchers to submit poster abstracts for this year’s expanded poster session at the 2012 National Conference on Health Statistics, held on August 6-8 in Washington, DC. Conference registration is free and attendees will have the opportunity to meet and talk with NCHS staff from all surveys and programs, as well as representatives from other government agencies. Abstract submissions are invited across all topic areas within the field of public health and health statistics.

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Upcoming Events
CDC Public Health Grand Rounds Session – March 20

On Tuesday, March 20, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold its next “Public Health Grand Rounds” session, titled “Preventing Excessive Alcohol Use: What Public Health Can Do.” This session will explore the public health impact of excessive alcohol use and evidence-based strategies to prevent it, with specific attention to the role that state and local public health agencies can play in addressing this important public health problem. To learn more, click here

   
Learning Management Webinar for Public Health Professionals – March 20

The Public Health Foundation’s TRAIN, a learning management system for public health professionals and volunteers, will host a webinar for public health professionals on March 20 from 2-3 p.m. This one-hour webinar will focus on identifying the impact of effectiveness and efficiency of learning management systems on accreditation workforce development efforts. Topics such as human resource needs, training needs assessments, and cost savings will be discussed and demonstrated. To register and to learn more, click here

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Drexel Hosts Career Panel and Networking Session — March 22

The Drexel Center for Graduate Studies will hold its Public Health Career Panel and Networking Reception on Thursday, March 22 at 6 p.m. (Pacific).  There will be a light dinner followed by a panel of executive-level public health professionals discussing the benefits and potential of public health careers, and how one can make the most of their public health career. The event is open to the public and will be held at the Drexel Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento, CA. To RSVP, click here. For those who are unable to attend, live streaming of the event will be available here.

   
Drexel’s Executive MPH Information Session — March 24

The Drexel University School of Public Health will host an information session on its Executive MPH program on Saturday, March 24 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in Philadelphia, PA. The program offers class schedules in which students can earn their degree in 21-months through online components and face-to-face classes one weekend per month. To register, click here.

   
Maternal and Child Health Webinar on New Online Resource – March 28
MCH

In this webinar, staff from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCH) and faculty from both University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Washington will describe a new learning portal that facilitates use of existing open-access training, organized in areas consistent with nationally endorsed public health and MCH leadership competencies.  Learn how to use the Navigator in academic programs to enhance the skills of students, supplement class content, and extend capabilities to provide continuing education opportunities.  Join MCH for a tour of the new website and a discussion about its applicability in academic settings. To register, click here.

   
Webinar on Available Global Health Education Programs from CFHI-- March 29

Child Family Health International (CFHI) will hold a webinar on its available Global Health Education Programs on Thursday March 29 at 8 p.m. All interested in learning more about CFHI programs are invited to call in and follow along online as staff and CFHI alumni discuss questions about where the programs take place; program dates and deadlines; how CFHI supports local communities abroad; and scholarship deadlines. For more information and to register, click here.

   
South Carolina Symposium on Healthy Eating and Nutrition — March 30
Dr. Roni Neff

The University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health will present its second annual symposium, "Healthy Eating in Context: Local Solutions, Global Challenges," beginning at 8 a.m. Friday, March 30 in Columbia, S.C.  Dr. Roni Neff of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will deliver the keynote address, titled “A Healthy Environment Is Our Food Security.”

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National Public Health Leadership Development Network Conference – April 25-27

The National Public Health Leadership Development Network (NLN) will host its Transforming Leadership Development for Healthy Communities conference April 25-27.Traditionally attended by directors, faculty, and staff of various public health leadership development programs, NLN is encouraging all stakeholders in public health leadership and workforce development to attend this year's conference.

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Child and Youth Mental Health Matters Conference – May 6-8

The University of British Columbia Interprofessional Continuing Education organization is hosting a Child and Youth Mental Health Matters Conference on May 6-8. The conference has three parts: Parental Mental Health, Children of Parents with Mental Illness, and Young Carers. This is the first gathering of this nature, and it will provide a forum for focusing on the needs of young people and families as they encounter issues related to mental health concerns across the generations. The overall goal of the concurrent conferences is to develop a common language and understanding of the needs of young people and families. To learn more and to register, click here.

   
USPHS Scientific Training Symposium Conference, Co-sponsored by Maryland – June 18-21

The University of Maryland School of Public Health will co-sponsor the 2012 USPHS Scientific and Training Symposium of the Commissioned Officers Association of the U.S. Public Health Service.  This is the first time that the symposium will be co-sponsored by an academic partner, and the first time that it will be held on a campus. The theme is Prevention Strategies for a Healthy Nation: Building on the Basics of Public Health. Pre-conferences take place June 18-19 with the full conference beginning on June 19 through June 21.  For more information and to register, click here.

   
AUPHA Annual Meeting — Registration Deadline-- March 26

The 2012 Annual Meeting of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA_ will take place May 30-June 3 in Minneapolis, MN. The meeting aims to bring together graduate and undergraduate faculty to share ideas and proven practices in educating future practitioners in health care management. This year's meeting is titled “Embracing Transformation,in light of the fact that every facet of health care, and likewise health care management and policy education, is transforming.

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"Public Health Reports"
Volume 127, Issue No. 2 March/April 2012
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In Volume 127, Issue 2...

Closing the Gap Between Injury Prevention Research and Community Safety Promotion Practice: Revisiting the Public Health Model

  • Health Impact Assessment: Necessary but Not Sufficient for Healthy Public Policy
  • Preventable Injury Deaths: A Population-Based Proxy of Child Maltreatment Risk in California
  • Actions to Control High Blood Pressure Among Hypertensive Adults in Texas Counties Along the Mexico Border: Texas BRFSS, 2007
  • HIV Testing and Management: Findings from a National Sample of Asian/Pacific Islander Men Who Have Sex with Men
  • Using Emergency Department Data to Conduct Dog and Animal Bite Surveillance in New York City, 2003–2006
  • Passenger Contact Investigation Associated with a Transport Driver with Pulmonary Tuberculosis
  • The Economic, Institutional, and Political Determinants of Public Health Delivery System Structures
  • Examining Compliance with a Statewide Law Banning Junk Food and Beverage Marketing in Maine Schools
  • Using State Laws to Vaccinate the Health-Care Workforce
  • NCHS Dataline
  • On Linkages: Participatory Research Partnerships: Addressing Relevant Public Health System Challenges
   

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