The mission of the Jefferson School of Population Health is to prepare leaders with global vision to develop, implement, and evaluate health policies and systems that improve the health of populations and thereby enhance the quality of life.

Population Health Matters is a quarterly newsletter designed to further the mission of the School of Population Health by highlighting initiatives that have policy implications at the local, regional, or national levels. Population Health Matters is governed by an editorial board composed of Thomas Jefferson University faculty and expert stakeholders.

Current Issue: Volume 27, Issue 4 (2014) Population Health Matters Fall 2014 Vol. 27, No. 4



Pharmacists on the Front Lines of Community Health: The Pneumonia Prevention Project
Joseph Fulginiti; Jason Schafer PharmD, MPH; Marie-Monique Marthol-Clark; Lynn Fields Harris MPA; Joseph DeSimone Jr, MD; and Laura T. Pizzi PharmD, MPH


Exploring Attitudes toward Physician-Nurse Collaboration within a Team-Based Primary Care Environment
Tom Karagiannis PharmD; C. Coschignano; Sarah E. Hegarty MPhil; L. Polenzani; E. Messina; R. Zoli; Mohammadreza Hojat PhD; and Vittorio Maio PharmD,MSPH


Introducing a New Graduate Certificate Program in Patient Centered Research
Randa Sifri MD, Carol L. Beck PhD, and Ronald Myers PhD


Improving Health Literacy in Girona, Spain