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    November 9, 2018

    de Beaumont Foundation Announces “40 Under 40 in Public Health” List

    The de Beaumont Foundation is excited to announce the first-ever list of “40 Under 40 in Public Health.” The list will recognize public health leaders and showcase new ideas, creative problem-solving, and innovative solutions that make communities heal… Read more »

    November 8, 2018

    Job Opening: Research & Evaluation Officer

    The de Beaumont Foundation is seeking applications for a Research and Evaluation Officer, who will evaluate programs, promote learning, and share knowledge internally and externally. Reporting to the Vice President for Impact, the Research and Evaluati… Read more »

    October 30, 2018

    National Survey Reveals Strong Bipartisan Support for Public Health

    At the launch of the autumn flu season and amid a rash of weather-related disasters affecting many states, almost nine in 10 registered voters (89 percent) believe public health departments play an important role in the health of their community, accor… Read more »

    October 15, 2018

    de Beaumont Foundation Adds Lizzie Corcoran to Team

    Lizzie Corcoran, MPH, who served as a 2017-18 Association of Schools and Programs in Public Health (ASPPH) Philanthropy Fellow, has joined the de Beaumont Foundation as the special assistant to the CEO and executive team. In her new role, she provides… Read more »

    October 5, 2018

    Got GIFs? Join Our Public Health Tweetup Nov. 13!

    Register now for our public health tweetup on Nov. 13 at 8:00 to 9:00 pm EST. We’ll be in San Diego for the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, but you can participate wherever you are. The chat will feature some of the biggest na… Read more »

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    December 6, 2018

    Millennials Are Ready to Change Public Health. Is Public Health Ready?

    Did you know that millennials make up 35 percent of the workforce in the United States, but only about 24 percent of state and local health departments? This is despite a 300 percent growth in public health degrees over the past two decades. So where a… Read more »

    November 16, 2018

    Tweetup at APHA: Public Health Pride, Concerns

    At the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, the de Beaumont Foundation held its first-ever Tweetup, a tweetchat that engaged in-person attendees and public health leaders across the country. Here are highlights of the conversation…. Read more »

    November 12, 2018

    Public Health a Winner in 2018 Elections

    By Catherine D. Patterson, MPP In states and cities across the nation last week, Americans voted “yes” for public health – passing ballot initiatives that have the potential to improve community health through housing, education, financial security, an… Read more »

    October 31, 2018

    Public Health on the Ballot: A Review of Local Initiatives

    By Catherine D. Patterson, MPP I love to vote. I remember going to vote with my mom as a kid. We’d wait in line, get her ballot, and then cram into one of those make-shift booths behind a flimsy curtain. I’d watch her fill in each oval, curious about t… Read more »

    October 24, 2018

    Journalist Soledad O’Brien: How to Tell Better Stories about Your Cause

    by Soledad O’Brien One thing I’ve learned over the years about storytelling is that it is as much about people as facts. Facts make your case, they convey information, they give credibility and heft to your reporting. What they don’t always do is make… Read more »

    October 22, 2018

    Five Scary (But Preventable) Health Problems

    With Halloween coming soon, watch out for these scary health problems — and see how city policies can make them better or worse! 1.SICK COWORKERS Paid sick leave laws reduce the spread of contagious illnesses, increase employment, and save cities mone… Read more »

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