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40 Under 40 in Public Health: Q&A with de Beaumont's Brian Castrucci

40 Under 40 in Public Health: Q&A with de Beaumont’s Brian Castrucci

The de Beaumont Foundation recently announced 40 Under 40 in Public Health, a new program to recognize innovation among young leaders in the field. Foundation President and CEO Brian Castrucci talks with us about the initiative and how the effort can help shape the field going forward.
APHA Press releases Certified in Public Health Exam Review Guide

APHA Press releases Certified in Public Health Exam Review Guide

New review guide helps professionals prepare for certification in public health.
New voices: Millennials and the future of public health

New voices: Millennials and the future of public health

The de Beaumont Foundation is looking forward to a lively panel discussion on millennials in the public health workforce at the APHA Annual Meeting and Expo in November. Here's our preview!
CPH credential helps workers stay informed, competitive

CPH credential helps workers stay informed, competitive

A new report from The Nation's Health shows how students and current practitioners have been working to become certified in public health to remain up to date on developments in the field.
Academic health department partnerships boost training

Academic health department partnerships boost training

Every year, more than 200 college students rotate through Tennessee’s Knox County Health Department hoping to put their classroom learning into practice. According to The Nation's Health, it is one of dozens across the country and follows a long tradition of public health-academia partnerships.
Accreditation a boon for US public health departments

Accreditation a boon for US public health departments

Nine health departments recently received accreditation, bringing the total number of health agencies meeting nationally recognized performance standards to 220. Read about it in this story from The Nation's Health.
Watch: Healthy People 2030 wants to hear from you!

Watch: Healthy People 2030 wants to hear from you!

The nation’s public health officials are calling on you to get involved in Healthy People 2030, the new set of health objectives for the coming decade.
Jerome Adams sworn in as surgeon general

Jerome Adams sworn in as surgeon general

Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, began his tenure as U.S. surgeon general today after being sworn in during a White House ceremony.
Mothers take to the Hill to defend workplace breastfeeding rights

Mothers take to the Hill to defend workplace breastfeeding rights

Despite legal advances, mothers face continuing barriers to breastfeeding at work.
The Human Cost of the Food We Eat

The Human Cost of the Food We Eat

We rarely consider the human cost of our food supply chain, but it does exist and can be high.
Report shows attacks on health workers in 23 countries

Report shows attacks on health workers in 23 countries

They should offer care and safe refuge, but a startling new report shows “health facilities are too often the most dangerous places in communities.”
Thank you, public health professionals!

Thank you, public health professionals!

Public Health Thank You Day salutes those whose work has made a difference in protecting the health of Americans.