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 28, Issue 2 (2015) Population Health Matters, Spring 2015 Vol. 28, No. 2
Early Mobilization of Intensive Care Unit Patients: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Erica Rao DPT and Nethra Ankam MD
Jefferson's New Smoking Policies: Steps Toward a Healthier Work Environment
Russell K. McIntire PhD,MPH and Amber Bowie MPH student
Jefferson's Center for Refugee Health: A Model of Community Collaboration
Colleen Payton MPH,CHES; Neesha Patel MD; and Kevin Scott MD
When Policy Meets Practice: A Trip to Harrisburg
Audrey R. Tiberio MPH Student and Mansi Bhagwate MD/MPH Student
The Unmet Eye Care Needs in Diabetic Patients on Hemodialysis
Kaushalendra Joshi PharmD Candidate; Ann P. Murchison MD, MPH, FACS; Benjamin E. Leiby PhD; and Laura T. Pizzi PharmD, MPH
End-of-Life Care: Crossing the Bridge from Treatment to Support
Martha C. Romney BSN, MS, JD, MPH