November 7, 2012 | New Public Health Post
October 18, 2010 | Story
"One of my colleagues said, 'When you become a state health official, figure out what your priority is and get to work on it, because you don't have a lot of time to make a difference."
Recognizing the powerful impact education has on long-term health, Spokane is improving health by expanding educational opportunities that empower young people.
June 25, 2014 | News Release
RWJF announced the six communities chosen as winners of this year’s RWJF Culture of Health Prize. The prize honors the efforts and accomplishments of communities that are beacons of hope and progress for healthier people and families.
August 2, 2013 | Human Capital Blog Post
RWJF Executive Nurse Fellow Marni Storey writes about her career as a public health nurse and why she would recommend the field to others.
July 24, 2013 | Human Capital Blog Post
"My most important nursing skill is my ability to listen," a Seattle public health nurse writes.
January 24, 2013 | Story
Alfred Berg is an associate editor of Journal of the American Board of Family Practice and chairs the US Preventive Services Task Force of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.
Lead States in Public Health Quality Improvement (originally called the Multistate Learning Collaborative)
January 10, 2014 | Program Results Report
Seventeen states continued their work in public health assessment, accreditation and quality improvement, sharing strategies with one another and with other states, and advanced the drive towards the public health accreditation.
December 1, 2013 | Journal Article
This study of 11 leaders from Washington’s local health jurisdictions, programmatic mandates, funding restriction, local stakeholders, and workforce capacity trumped research evidence and perceived community need in public health resource allocation.
April 22, 2013 | New Public Health Post
NewPublicHealth is speaking with directors of health departments who recently were accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board. We spoke with Mary Selecky, director of the Washington State health department, about accreditation.