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- Public Health Foundation Pulse Features Comparison of the WPHRN Priority Research Questions (PRQs) and Academic Health Department Research AgendaA blog featured in the Public Health Foundation Pulse describes a comparison of the WPHRN PRQs and Academic Health Department Research Agenda written by Greenwood, Mrochek and Zahner. The comparison discusses areas of overlapping research …February 16, 2018
- New WPHRN Brief: Results from the 2017 Wisconsin Public Health Research Network (WPHRN) Member SurveyA member survey sent to WPHRN members in March 2017 assessed value, impression, and satisfaction with various aspects of the WPHRN. Results of the survey and Steering Committee recommendations are presented.November 7, 2017
State and National News
- 3 ways the US should prepare for the next flu pandemicThe Conversation points to the the need for developing stronger vaccines, spotting outbreaks early, and making sure that everyone is prepared for the next flu pandemic.February 9, 2018
- Trifecta of opioids, alcohol and suicide are blamed for the drop in U.S. life expectancyAn article in the Los Angeles Times life discusses recent studies about the decreased life expectancy in the United States.February 8, 2018
- How The Government Handles Public Health ThreatsNational Public Radio features a conversation with Rachel Martin and commentator Cokie Roberts, who answers listener questions from listeners about how the government handles public health threats, specifically the flu.February 7, 2018
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