America's public health system has been systematically neglected and is ill prepared to address a variety of health threats. A stronger modern public health system can more effectively prepare for natural and man-made disasters, promote health and protect all Americans.
November 7, 2012 | New Public Health Post
NewPublicHealth continues a series of conversations with local public health directors on the issues that impact their work and the health of their communities. Recently, we spoke with David Fleming, MD, MPH, public health director of Seattle and Ki ...
October 18, 2010 | Story
"One of my colleagues said, 'When you become a state health official, figure out what your priority is and get to work on it, because you don't have a lot of time to make a difference."
January 24, 2013 | Story
Alfred Berg is an associate editor of Journal of the American Board of Family Practice and chairs the US Preventive Services Task Force of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.