Month: April 2012

CFS: Critical Public Health

Critical Public Health (CPH) is a respected peer-review journal for researchers and practitioners working in public health, health promotion and related fields. It brings together international scholarship to provide critical analyses of theory and practice, reviews of literature and explorations of new ways of working. The journal publishes high quality work that is open and … Continue reading CFS: Critical Public Health

CFS: Progress in Community Health Partnerships

Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action The mission of the journal is to facilitate dissemination of programs that use community partnerships to improve public health, to promote progress in the methods of research and education involving community health partnerships, and to stimulate action that will improve the health of people in communities. … Continue reading CFS: Progress in Community Health Partnerships

CFS: Faith-Based Initiatives to Promote Health

Call for Papers for a Thematic Issue of Family & Community Health: Faith-Based Initiatives to Promote Health http://journals.lww.com/familyandcommunityhealth/pages/default.aspx Social scientists and theologians have noted that churches and other faith-based organizations can have a considerable impact on society and its members. Over the past decade, government-sponsored faith-based initiatives have raised the profile of faith-based organizations as … Continue reading CFS: Faith-Based Initiatives to Promote Health

CFS: Poverty, Access to Health Care

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Developing World Bioethics: Ethics and Treatment Access Activism: Courts, Health Policy and Health Economics Guest Editors: Maurice Cassier, Marilena Correa | Closing date for submissions: 15 September 2012 | http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1471-8847.2012.00317.x/abstract This Special Issue of Developing World Bioethics will focus on the emergence of ethical analyses pertaining to … Continue reading CFS: Poverty, Access to Health Care

Academic Spring: A Wellcome Moment

As Monica H. Green (Professor of History, School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies, Arizona State U) recently brought to the attention of members of Medieval Medicine listserv (MEDMED): Some of you have already heard about a movement among scientists to break the stranglehold that a small number of publishers have on scientific journal publication. … Continue reading Academic Spring: A Wellcome Moment

Taos Writing Retreat 2012

The Thirteenth Annual Taos Writing Retreat for Health Professionals, sponsored by the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Office of Continuing Medical Education and the Permanente Journal, Kaiser Permanente, will take place August 5-11, 2012 at the historic Mabel Dodge Luhan House in Taos, New Mexico. The retreat encourages individuals to pursue their writing … Continue reading Taos Writing Retreat 2012

CFS: Health Ed & Promotion

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS ON HEALTH EDUCATION AND PROMOTION The Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health is soliciting manuscripts for the 2013 continuing education theme issues on Health Education and Promotion. We invite submissions that address optimizing women’s health and reproductive health outcomes. Potential topics include:  Health education: beyond patient handouts  Use of social … Continue reading CFS: Health Ed & Promotion

CFP: CTSA Community Engagement Conference

5th Annual National CTSA Community Engagement Conference | Thursday - Friday, August 23 – 24, 2012 Methods, Metrics and Outcomes: Evaluating the Success of Community Engaged Research Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Rd, Bethesda, MD 20852 Opportunity to submit abstracts in two categories: (1) Poster presentation abstracts and/or (2) Think Tank … Continue reading CFP: CTSA Community Engagement Conference