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Applications Open for NACDD's GEAR UP Journal Club

Thursday, February 16, 2017   (0 Comments)

NACDD is excited to offer a new Generate, Educate, Activate, Respond Understanding Publications (GEAR UP) for members to engage in discussion on the latest peer-reviewed public health practice literature. It is our newest addition to our GEAR offerings to support exploring the literature in a journal club format.

GEAR UP members will meet the third Thursday of every month at 3 p.m. EST for three months, focusing on three articles that highlight emerging topics in chronic disease prevention. Orientation for our first round is March 1, so please complete your application today. 

Articles for this round are:

Building and Sustaining Strong Public Health Agencies: Determinants of Workforce Turnover
Pourshaban, Basurto-Dávila, Shih
Journal of Public Health Management & Practice: November/December 2015 - Volume 21 - Issue - p S80–S90

Fostering More-Effective Public Health by Identifying Administrative Evidence-Based Practices A Review of the Literature
Brownson, Allen, Duggan, Stamatakis, Erwin
Am J Prev Med 2012;43(3):309 –319)

Customizable Model for Chronic Disease Coordination: Lessons Learned From the Coordinated Chronic Disease Program
Voetsch, Sequeira, Chavez Prev Chronic Dis 2016;13:150509

Go to this link to apply:

If you have any questions, please contact Tamara Engel at

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