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New IPad App for AJPM

Posted By Administration, Thursday, January 17, 2013

Access content anytime and anywhere with the American Journal of Preventive Medicine iPad® app

Current members of the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research and other AJPM subscribers gain instant access to complete journal content with the AJPM iPad® app.

If you have already registered and claimed your online access to AJPM, download the AJPM iPad app at the App Store and use your username and password when prompted on the app to log in as an existing subscriber. Otherwise, just complete this quick registration form for your username and password.

Click here to register for username and password

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Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? Webinar:

Posted By Administration, Thursday, September 13, 2012

Social Determinants of Health

On Thursday, September 20 from 12:00 to 12:45 p.m. EDT learn how one program is improving graduation rates. Register today! External Web Site Policy

This 45-minute session on community-initiatives around the ninth of 12 Leading Health Indicator (LHI) topics released by the US Department of Health and Human Services will highlight one program's success improving graduation rates.

Series Learning Objectives

  1. To raise awareness of the Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) and actions that can be taken to address them.
  2. To examine the context in addressing each LHI topic.
  3. To explore how states, communities, and organizations are addressing the LHIs using innovative and evidence-based approaches.


  • LHI Topic Overview: Social Determinants of Health
  • Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators? – Health and School-wide Education Strategies


Don Wright, MD, MPH, Director, ODPHP, HHS; Jim Connell, PhD, President and Co-Founder, Institute for Research and Reform in Education; J. Nadine Gracia, MD, MSCE, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health, HHS

This presentation is part of the Healthy People 2020 feature "Who's Leading the Leading Health Indicators?”  Learn more about Social Determinants of Health.

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New Systematic Reviews and Findings Added to the Community Guide – September 2012

Posted By Administration, Thursday, September 13, 2012

The Community Preventive Services Task Force issued the following based on evidence from systematic reviews conducted by Community Guide scientists and partners. These findings are posted in advance of the associated journal publications so they may be used immediately. Click on an underlined intervention title below for a brief summary of the review.

Intervention Finding
Preventing Excessive Alcohol Consumption: Electronic Screening and Brief Interventions (e-SBI) Recommended
Reducing Alcohol-Impaired Driving: Publicized Sobriety Checkpoint Programs Recommended
Preventing Skin Cancer: Education and Policy Approaches in Primary and Middle School Settings Recommended
Emergency Preparedness: School Dismissals to Reduce Transmission of Pandemic Influenza Recommended
Mental Health & Mental Illness: Mental Health Benefits Legislation Recommended


Learn more about other Community Guide systematic reviews by visiting Community Guide topics.

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