PUBLIC HEALTH administrators can transform monumental unique challenges to “rapid response” opportunities. Think: Hurricanes Florence and Michael, the California wildfires, the mysterious polio-like illness, the opioid epidemic, mass shootings, and immigrant family separation.

You are the head of the Department of Public Health Sciences, The University of Texas at El Paso and have been “volunteered” to develop a Rapid Response “shadow” licensing program for the Tornillo, Texas detention camp housing 2300 teens. INTRODUCTION Statement from the American Public Health Association and Trust for America’s Health “As public health

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“…really targeting the depth of the opioid epidemic would require an infusion of federal dollars on par with the more than $20 billion a year spent on HIV/AIDs.”

“Subdued and on-script, President Donald Trump struck a bipartisan tone as he signed sweeping legislation Wednesday to combat the opioid epidemic, an issue that has animated his effort to support Republican midterm candidates. Discussing a crisis affecting urban centers as well as rural communities that supported his election, Trump touted the measure as a bipartisan

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“…SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN HEALTHCARE CAN ADVERSELY AFFECT EMPLOYEE HEALTH AND, BY EXTENTION, PATIENT SAFETY…”

“Google engineers and other workers at the internet giant’s offices around the world walked off the job Thursday morning to protest its lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual misconduct. It is the latest expression of a backlash against many men’s mistreatment of female employees across the business landscape and in politics….” (A) “The healthcare

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Tomorrow morning’s Emergency Preparedness meeting (just scheduled for 8AM)

October 28, 2018 FROM: CEO, Northern New Jersey Regional Medical Center TO: SVPs SUBJECT: Tomorrow morning’s Preparedness meeting (just scheduled for 8AM) Over the last few days there has been a convergence of preparedness challenges. We need to set priorities, confirm assignments, allocate resources, initiate communications plan. 1. NOR’EASTER/ FLOODING. Assessment. Review SuperStorm Sandy rapid

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HOW ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS ADDRESS CONFLICTS-OF-INTEREST

DISCLOSURE. I am a member and Interim Chairman of the IRB* at Stevens Institute of Technology. “There are many varieties of conflicts of interest, and they appear in different settings and across all disciplines. While conflicts of interest apply to a “wide range of behaviors and circumstances,” they all involve the use of a person’s

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