JSI’s Atlanta Director talks about Thanksgiving, the temptation to overeat, and tryptophan’s effects.
To celebrate Health Literacy Month, JSI’s Rene Esler shares advice for parents on communicating with children about moderation and having a healthy lifestyle—even during Halloween.
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.
This year, “Ethics” was upgraded from a special interest to an official section at the American Public Health Association meeting. JSI’s Kara Sprangers considers the symbolic significance of this upgrade in a field whose mission is to “do good.”
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.
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.
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.
JSI’s Naima Cozier and Tajan Renderos share insights from their work building the capacity of HIV service providers to integrate gender responsive programming.
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.
JSI consultants Jennifer Kawatu and Andee Krasner offer insights from the recently-published National STD Billing and Reimbursement Toolkit, which was designed to help publicly-funded STF clinics and public health labs make decisions about billing.