3187.0 Academic Community & Practice Partnerships

Monday, November 5, 2007: 12:30 PM
The presenters in this session will describe an array of partnerships between public health acadmia and practice, that result in improvements in how students learning about their communities, staff/faculty retention, health services delivery and public health outcomes.
Session Objectives: Recognize the importance of partnerships between public health academia and practice Describe several partnerships between public health academia and practice Discuss the impact of community-based learning on public health students

12:30 PM
Academic-practice summit: Facilitating partnerships for better public health in Michigan
Erin E. Rothney, MPH, Angela J. Beck, MPH, CHES and Matthew Boulton, MD, MPH
12:45 PM
Recommendations for enhancing retention in a shared staff model between a university and state public health department
David J. Laflamme, PhD, MPH, Jason W. Stull, VMD, MPVM, DACVP, Robert J. Mcgrath, PhD, Rosemary M. Caron, PhD, MPH and Ludmila Anderson, MD, MPH
1:00 PM
Academic Health Department: Partnership to improve delivery of local public health services
Anne T. Fidler, ScD, Susan Kilroy-Ames, MPH, Kathleen MacVarish, RS, MS, Mary Clark, JD, MPH, Alissa Almeida, MPH, Lynn Schoeff, MEd, LCSW, Lise Fried, DSc, MS and Harold Cox, MSSW
1:30 PM
Assessing the impact of community-based learning among Drexel University master of public health students
Augusta M. Villanueva, PhD, Mary E. Hovinga, PhD and Jonathan L. Cass, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Academic Public Health Caucus

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing