Delaware Journal of Public Health
Volume 5, Issue 2

Communicable Disease

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: Communicable Disease
Omar A. Khan, MD, MHS and Timothy E. Gibbs, MPH

Article 2. Guest Editors
Neal D. Goldstein, PhD, MBI and Deborah Kahal, MD, MPH, FACP

Article 3. Delaware Faces Immunization Challenges Head-On
James Talbott, MPA and Paul Hess

Article 4. Pertussis Outbreak in Amish Community: Kent County, Delaware, 2018
Paula Eggers, RN; Tabatha Offutt-Powell, DrPH, MPH; Lisa Henry, MSHA; Rick Hong, MD

Article 5. Vaccination is the Most Effective Strategy for HPV Prevention
Margot Savoy, MD, MPH, FAAFP, FABC, CPE, CMQ, FAAPL

Article 6. Management of Hepatitis C in Delaware Prisons: Approaching Micro-Environmental Eradication
William P. Mazur, MD

Article 7. Hepatitis C in Pregnant Women and Their Children
Stephen C. Eppes, MD

Article 8. Delaware and Hepatitis C: Is It Time for Universal Screening?
Navin Vij, MD, MSHP

Article 9. Statewide Antibiotic Stewardship: An eBrightHealth Choosing Wisely Initiative
Marci Drees, MD, MS; Kimberly Fischer, BSN, RN; Loretta Consiglio-Ward, MSN, RN; Janelle Caruano, PharmD, BCIDP; Shannon Chan, PharmD; William Chasanov, DO, MBA; Jami Jones, RN, BSN; Alexander Kashmanian, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP; Jillian D. Laude, PharmD, BCPS; Nicole Harrington, PharmD, BCPS, AQ-ID; Elizabeth A. Richardson, MSN, MPH, RN; Arezoo Zomorrodi, MD; Robert Dressler, MD, MBA

Article 10. Low Incidence and High Profile: Tuberculosis Control in Delaware
Joanna S. Suder, JD

Article 11. Four Decades of Epidemiologic Science on HIV Infection and Disease, and Its Impact on Public Health Practice and Policy for Sexual and Gender Minority Persons
Nguyen K. Tran and Seth L. Welles

Article 12. Access to HIV Medication in the Community Versus a Nursing Home for the Medicare Eligible HIV Population
Brianne L. Olivieri-Mui, MPH