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Session: Strengthening Local Health Departments for Preparedness and Addressing Health Issues
4175.0: Tuesday, November 07, 2006: 2:30 PM-3:30 PM
Strengthening Local Health Departments for Preparedness and Addressing Health Issues
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Board 1Do local elected officials and leaders of local public health agencies use research to guide their decisions about health-related programs and policies?
Traci L. Toomey, PhD, Sarah Tramel, Darin J. Erickson, PhD, Gunna Kilian
Board 2Leveraging academic-practice partnerships for public health workforce development
Elaine Anderson, MPH, Marie Roberto, DrPH
Board 3Local public health agency linkage with intelligence fusion centers and terrorism early warning systems (TEWS)
Paul A. Biedrzycki, MPH, MBA, Mat Wolters, MS, Daniel Alexander, MS, Mark Owen, BS
Board 4Disaster Life Cycles: Key to Planning for Disaster
Peter M. Ginter, PhD, W. Jack Duncan, PhD, Lisa C. McCormick, MPH, Andrew C. Rucks, PhD, Martha S. Wingate, DrPH, Maziar Abdolrasulnia, MPH, MBA
Board 5Inter-institutional collaboration: Lessons learned
Cathy Liles, MPH, Marcia G. Ory, PhD, MPH, Kerrie Hora, MS, Martha Tackett
Board 6Developing rural infrastructure to support urban mass evacuations
Barbara J. Quiram, PhD, Joshua Frances, S. Kay Carpender, Jill J. Artzberger
Board 7Using regional multi-agency exercises to enhance public health preparedness
Rebecca Orfaly Cadigan, MS, Paul D. Biddinger, MD, FACEP, Howard K. Koh, MD, MPH
Board 8Building local health departments: Stories from Pennsylvania
Jennifer Kolker, MPH, Dennis Gallagher, MPA, Janet Davidson, MBA, Susan Rubinstein, MPH
Board 9Emergency preparedness and response - comparing the needs of non-urban physicians and veterinarians in North Texas
Chiehwen Ed Hsu, PhD, MPH, Francisco Soto, MD, PhD, MPH, Holly E. Jacobson, PhD
Board 10Enhancing public health emergency preparedness through legislation
Donald W. Rowe, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by:Injury Control and Emergency Health Services

The 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) of APHA