Policy has long been considered a core element of public health practice. The COVID-19 pandemic has made clear that public health practice and research exist within a political context that cannot be ignored.
public health, health policy, politics, pratitioners
Health Policy | Medicine and Health | Politics and Social Change
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The author thanks Megan Ray and Shannon Monnat for inputs and edits on earlier versions of this brief.
Pendergrast, Claire, "Health is Political: Public Health Practitioners and Researchers Should be Trained Accordingly" (2020). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 14.
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