Monthly Archives: October 2017
- Book Review
- Calls for Submissions
- Conference Highlight
- Funding Opportunities
- Member of the Month
- New Publication
- Research Highlight
- Round-Up Summary
State-level work is where it’s at for population health, Dr. Fred Zimmerman reports from the Improving Population Health Conference in Austin October 2-4, 2017.
PAR-17-306: The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to fund highly innovative and promising research that tests multi-level physical activity intervention programs acting on at least two levels of the socio-ecological model and designed to increase health-enhancing physical activity: 1) in persons or groups that can benefit from such activity; and 2) that could be made scalable and sustainable for broad use across the nation. Applications due February 5, 2018, October 5, 2018, and subsequent dates listed in the announcement.
Dr. Chris Bachrach, IAPHS Executive Director, reports from the Improving Population Health Conference in Austin October 2-4, 2017.
Kristin Harper reviews A Fraught Embrace: The Romance & Reality of AIDS Altruism in Africa. Ann Swidler and Susan Cotts Watkins provide a scathing, often funny, and always compassionate look at donor-sponsored AIDS prevention programs in Malawi.
PA-17-043: The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support innovative research to develop and implement effective interventions to address health disparities among U.S. immigrant populations. Standard NIH application dates apply.
Evidence for Action (E4A), a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, funds research that expands the evidence base needed to build a Culture of Health. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Substance use and SBIRT in high schools, in low income populations, and barriers in value-based reimbursement. Dr. Julie Maslowsky reports from the Improving Population Health Conference in Austin, Texas, October 2-4, 2017.
Emerging population health scientists embodied the spirit of population health at the Improving Population Health Conference October 2-4, 2017. Read on for poster session highlights.
Book Review: Complex Systems and Population Health: Insights from the Network on Inequality, Complexity and HealthJose Pagan
Interested in the potential of complex systems methodologies to better understand population health and health disparities? Jose Pagan reviews “Growing Inequality: Bridging Complex Systems, Health Disparities, and Population Health.”