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    August 28, 2018

    Instead of Raising Awareness, Make People Care. Here’s How.

    Throughout my career, I’ve heard nonprofit communicators complain about their lack of resources compared with larger organizations. If you’re in that position, there’s good news — you don’t have to bust your budget to apply the same science-based appr… Read more »

    August 21, 2018

    Fresh Perspectives: Paving the Way for Better Health

    Over the next few months, the de Beaumont Foundation is partnering with the American Public Health Association on a new blog series, titled “Fresh Perspectives.” Between now and the APHA Annual Meeting in November, “Fresh Perspectives” will provide ins… Read more »

    July 29, 2018

    PHRASES: Plain Talk about Public Health

    by Mark R. Miller Governmental public health has a communications challenge – how can health officials build partnerships and communicate their value when the term “public health” itself isn’t clear or, even worse, is misunderstood? PHRASES, which is a… Read more »

    July 16, 2018

    Public Health Has a Plain Language Problem

    by Mark R. Miller A few weeks after I started working at the de Beaumont Foundation, I was talking to a friend about the organization and our focus on public health. That led to the obvious question, “What exactly is public health?” I did my best to an… Read more »

    July 11, 2018

    Health Starts in the Community, Not the Clinic

    by Brian C. Castrucci We are fortunate to live in a nation where our healthcare system is filled with dedicated providers offering cutting-edge, innovative clinical care to prevent and control diseases. However, despite all the money we spend on health… Read more »

    May 29, 2018

    Discovering the Spectrum of Values in the Public Health Workforce

    After spending this fellowship year learning about the public health workforce, I think about what type of career I will build as one of its newest members. Luckily, I have met inspiring and thoughtful public health practitioners who were willing to he… Read more »

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