Delaware Journal of Public Health
Volume 5, Issue 1

Data to Decision Making

The Delaware Journal of Public Health (the Journal), a periodic, electronic publication, is the signature peer-reviewed journal of the Academy/DPHA. The Journal is Delaware-focused, but frequently includes articles, editorials, and research from national sources.

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Article 1. In this Issue: Data to Decision Making
Omar A. Khan, MD, MHS and Timothy E. Gibbs, MPH

Article 2. Guest Editor
Rita Landgraf

Article 3. Social Determinants of Health 101 for Health Care: Five Plus Five
Sanne Magnan, MD, PhD

Article 4. Holding the Course for Health Impact: All Aboard Delaware's State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP)
Cassandra Codes-Johnson, MPH; Noel Duckworth, DVS; Timothy Gibbs, MPH; Lucy Luta, MD, MPH; Karen E. McGloughlin; Katherine Smith, MD, MPH

Article 5. UD Partnership for Healthy Communities: Expanding Campus-Community Channels for Delaware's SHIP
Rita Landgraf; Erin K. Knight, PhD, MPH; Noel Duckworth, DVS

Article 6. Statewide Alignment: Coordinated Efforts for Delaware's Behavioral Health Needs
Bethany Hall-Hong, PhD, RN

Article 7. Mapping the Burden of Chronic Diseases in Delaware for Public Health Decision Making
Russell K. McIntire, PhD, MPH; Madeline Brooks, MPH; Scott D. Siegel, PhD, MHCDS; Mia Papas, PhD, MS

Article 8. DPH to Distribute Overdose Reversing Medication Naloxone March 2, 2019 at atTAck Addiction 5K
Kara Odom Walker, MD, MPH, MSHS

Article 9. Geographic Patters of Asthma Rates and Air Quality in Delaware
Rachel Vecchione, MPH; Caleb Dafilou, MPH; Violetta Gerzen-Feshchenko, MPHc; Nicole LaRatta, MPH; Madeline Brooks, MPH

Article 10. Smoking and Tobacco Retail Density Among Neighborhoods in Delaware
Margaret Pearce; Robert Zucker; Crystal Lee, MPH; Opinderjit Kaur, MPH; Russell K. McIntire, PhD, MPH

Article 11. Geographic Relationships Between Smoking and Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease in Delaware
Arielle Horowitz, MPH; Danny Cheong, MPH; Robert Martin, MPH; Russell K. McIntire, PhD, MPH

Article 12. Food Access in Delaware: Examining the Relationship of SNAP Retailers, Food Deserts, Obesity, and Food Insecurity
Alex Fossi, MPH; Desmond McCaffery; Courtney Riseborough; Niharika Vedherey, MPH; Lisa Armstrong; Madeline Brooks, MPH

Article 13. Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to Display Spatial Patterns of Diabetes in Delaware
Saheedat Sulaimon, MPH; Rashida Smith, BS; Ariel Paz, MPH; Madeline Brooks, MPH

Article 14. Chronic Disease in Delaware
Helen Arthur, MHA

Article 15. The Division of Public Health Adopts New Population Health Approach
Lisa M.G. Henry, MS and Cassandra Codes-Johnson, MPA

Article 16. The Data of Disease: How Data Collection Leads to Healthy Populations
Katherine W. Smith, MD, MPH

Article 17. In Memoriam: LTG William H. Duncan, MD
Joseph Kestner, Jr., MD

Article 18. Major Walter Reed, MD: From the History and Archives Collection
Timothy E. Gibbs, MPH