JSI’s 2015 Thought Leaders

As professors at schools ranging from Harvard University to Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia, JSI experts share the experience they’ve gained in the field and the office with undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, demonstrating practical applications for the students’ technical and theoretical foundations in public health.

At APHA, a Reminder of Best Practice in Poster Design

Blogging from the American Public Health Association meeting in New Orleans, Jay Heavner, Director of Communications for JSI/Washington, D.C., offers tips on how to create engaging technical poster presentations for conferences.

Berkeley Passes the Nation’s First Soda Tax

On November 5, 2014, the city of Berkeley, California made history by voting in the first ever soda tax. Following up on her November 3rd post promoting the proposed tax, JSI’s Clancey Bateman extrapolates on the implications of this public health victory.

In California, a Tax on Sugary Drinks is the First Step in the Fight Against Obesity

Days before voters in California will decide whether or not to tax sugary beverages, like soda, sports drinks, and energy drinks, JSI’s Clancey Bateman offers some statistics on these sweet menaces to public health.

Gender Integration Epiphanies – Insights From HIV Prevention Service Programs

JSI’s Naima Cozier and Tajan Renderos share insights from their work building the capacity of HIV service providers to integrate gender responsive programming.

Evaluate to Innovate: How Reflection Leads to Progress for JSI U.S. Health Services

Suz Friedrich, Managing Director of JSI Community Health Institute in New Hampshire, shares the eight-step feedback and evaluation process she and her colleagues use to analyze and improve programs.