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Gachupin, Francine C.; Morehouse, Laura; Bergier, Nicole; Thomson, Cynthia – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
Healthy 2B Me aims to educate and empower underserved children ages seven to 11 years old to improve their health and well-being through a supportive, educational and entertaining public health-themed summer day camp. Qualitative data collected through camper exit slips, final posters/presentations, and parent surveys were analyzed to identify…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Day Camp Programs, Children, Preadolescents
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Loomis, Briana; Epstein, Kenneth; Dauria, Emily F.; Dolce, Lynn – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
Background: Trauma is a ubiquitous and harmful public health concern. Much like individuals, organizations experience trauma and can embed it within their culture. Left unaddressed, trauma inhibits staff from confronting problems, communicating effectively, and generating solutions, factors that undermine organizational functioning. In response to…
Descriptors: Trauma, Public Health, Models, Systems Approach
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Gold, Robert S.; Auld, M. Elaine; Abroms, Lorien C.; Smyser, Joseph; Yom-Tov, Elad; Allegrante, John P. – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
Despite widespread use of the Internet and social media platforms by the public, there has been little organized exchange of information among the academic, government, and technology sectors about how digital communication technologies can be maximized to improve public health. The second Digital Health Promotion Executive Leadership Summit…
Descriptors: Public Health, Public Sector, Private Sector, Computer Use
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Young, Marielle Christine Leilani – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2016
At Cankdeska Cikana Community College, an introduction to community and public health class empowered students to pursue careers in the health sciences.
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Health Sciences, Public Health, Student Interests
US Department of Education, 2020
The Department of Education's Student Privacy Policy Office (SPPO) prepared this document to assist school officials working with public health officials in managing public health issues related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), while protecting the privacy of students' education records. Understanding the Family Educational Rights and…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Parent Rights, Privacy, Student Records
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Patrick, Rebecca; Kingsley, Jonathan; Capetola, Teresa – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
Public health practitioners have important roles to play in addressing environmental sustainability imperatives that have an impact on human health. Yet, to date, the extent to which practitioners are willing and able to address these issues is an understudied subject. This article draws on the findings of two qualitative studies involving 49…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Health Education, Public Health, Labor Needs
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Koh, Howard K. – Health Education & Behavior, 2013
The public health journey is a remarkable one, filled with twists and turns as well as risks and rewards. Because promoting the health of others represents a mission brimming with meaning, our professional work is also profoundly personal. At this extraordinary moment in our nation's public health history, I reflect on the purpose of the…
Descriptors: Public Health, Health Promotion, Health Behavior, Health Occupations
McKenzie, Thomas L.; Lounsbery, Monica A. F. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2014
In "Physical Education Teacher Effectiveness in a Public Health Context," we took a broad view of physical education (PE) teacher effectiveness that included public health need and support for PE. Public health officials have been consistent and fervent in their support of PE, and for more than two decades, they have called on schools to…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Public Health, Physical Activities
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Stein, Richard; Davis, Devra Lee – American Biology Teacher, 2014
Evaluating the potential health impacts of chemical, physical, and biological environmental factors represents a challenging task with profound medical, public health, and historical implications. The history of public health is replete with instances, ranging from tobacco to lead and asbestos, where the ability to obtain evidence on potential…
Descriptors: Public Health, Conflict of Interest, Environmental Influences, Hazardous Materials
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Zardo, Pauline; Collie, Alex; Livingstone, Charles – Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 2015
Organisational factors can affect the success of interventions aimed at increasing research use. Research is needed to identify organisational factors affecting research use in specific public health policy contexts. Qualitative interviews with decision makers from a specific public health context identified a range of organisational factors that…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Organizational Climate, Intervention, Research
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McCabe, Karen Elizabeth; Wallace, Annie; Crosland, Ann – Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, 2015
This paper introduces a model for collaborative working to facilitate knowledge mobilisation in public health. The model has been developed by university researchers who worked collaboratively with public health commissioners and strategic partners to evaluate a portfolio of short-term funded interventions to inform re-commissioning. Within this…
Descriptors: Public Health, Cooperation, Models, Research and Development
King, Laura Rasar – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This qualitative descriptive study examined the factors that faculty leaders believe influence the decision to offer the DrPH degree in their schools of public health and how those factors influence the design of the DrPH. The central research question in this study was: How do faculty leaders describe their experience with the decision to offer,…
Descriptors: Public Health, Doctoral Degrees, Administrator Attitudes, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Watson, Tyler – American Journal of Health Education, 2014
Community health educators are well versed in the behavior sciences, including intervention theories. However, most public health professionals are not familiar with the policy theories related to political advocacy. Because health educators are engaging in policy advocacy more frequently, and as a result of the profession including policy…
Descriptors: Political Science, Public Health, Advocacy, Theories
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Frahm, Kathryn A.; Alsac-Seitz, Biray; Mescia, Nadine; Brown, Lisa M.; Hyer, Kathy; Liburd, Desiree; Rogoff, David P.; Troutman, Adewale – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2013
This article describes an Online Mentor Program (OMP) designed to support and facilitate mentorships among and between Florida Department of Health (FDOH) employees and USF College of Public Health students using a Web-based portal. The Florida Public Health Training Center (FPHTC) at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health…
Descriptors: Public Health, Mentors, Evidence, Online Courses
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Gugglberger, Lisa; Hall, Caroline – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objectives: This paper summarises the context and rationale behind developing a European doctorate in health promotion and public health and its relevance to the international context. Since no Pan-European doctorate exists to date, a network of universities and higher education institutions across Europe has been working towards the establishment…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Public Health, Doctoral Degrees, Educational Needs
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