165401 Delta Omega Award for Innovative Public Health Curriculum

Monday, November 5, 2007

To Be Announced , Delta Omega, Washington, DC
The award objectives are to highlight innovative public health graduate course curricula that:

1) integrate actual public health practice experiences and examples into classroom discussions and exercises; 2) highlight models of collaborative, comprehensive and community-based public health practice and scholarship; 3) emphasize the application of public health principles and science-based decision-making; 4) focus on skills development; 5) involve community-sector partners in teaching; and, 6) use case studies and other examples of inter-disciplinary projects suitable for a multi-disciplinary audience. Previous

Learning Objectives:
As part of its efforts to promote excellence in public health education, research and practice, Delta Omega created this annual award to: 1) applaud the important role public health graduate education plays in the development and maintenance of a strong, active, and well-prepared public health profession; 2) acknowledge that schools and programs of public health and their faculty develop and implement creative public health educational offerings that bridge the gap between public health academia and practice; and, 3) stimulate the evolution of innovative graduate public health courses that are responsive to the educational needs of the public health work force.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Any relevant financial relationships? No
Any institutionally-contracted trials related to this submission?

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.