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2012-08-16 06:25:18

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the rapidly growing interest in undergraduate education in public health, an Association of Schools of Public Health expert-led panel provided a set of critical component elements for public health bachelor's degrees last week. These groundbreaking critical component elements identify and define the essential aspects of an undergraduate education in public health, aiming to define the "what" and leaving the "how" of...

2012-01-24 07:51:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jeffrey L. Molter, an award-winning health communications expert with extensive experience addressing the needs of health care providers and patients, has joined the American Institutes for Research (AIR) as a member of its senior health communications team. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120124/DC40732) Molter, who is based in AIR's Atlanta office, joins the organization after serving five years as Associate Vice President...

2009-08-03 15:18:18

About half of the car trips in the U.S. are less than five miles"”a distance easily navigated by walking or cycling. Reducing short-distance car trips has many benefits"”it decreases car accidents, has positive benefits for the environment and increases physical health and activity, says communication professor Edward Maibach of George Mason University. An expert in climate change communication research, Maibach says that community leaders should make promotion of physical...

2008-08-05 03:00:11

By Wallace, Jane Bari, Sona; Reinders, Lina; Rainford, John; Gamhewage, Gaya; Fleck, Fiona Many - some would argue all - successful public health initiatives would not be possible without strategic communications. Paradoxically, the discipline remains misunderstood, underfunded and underutilized. Communication is too often neglected and only incorporated into public health programmes as an afterthought. That is why for the first time the Bulletin is devoting a theme issue to the dynamic...