4102.0 Addressing the Impending Public Health Workforce Shortage

Tuesday, November 6, 2007: 12:30 PM
This session will provide insight into current approaches to enumerating sectors of the public health workforce, and examples of and suggestions for public health workforce training programs.
Session Objectives: Describe public health workforce needs Describe challenges to enumerating the public health workforce Describe programs developed to train the existing workforce or increase the future public health workforce

12:30 PM
Enumeration of the public health nutrition workforce
Alexa M. George, MPH, RD, Susanne Gregory, MPH, Denise Ferris, RD, LD, DrPH and Betsy Haughton, EdD, RD, LDN
12:45 PM
Planning for the future of public health: Assessment of Michigan's public health workforce
Angela J. Beck, MPH, CHES, Matthew L. Boulton, MD, MPH, Erin E. Rothney, MPH, JoLynn P. Montgomery, PhD, MPH and Jean C. Chabut, BSN, MPH
1:15 PM
Zero Hour: The use of technology to train the public health workforce
Suzet McKinney, MPH (DrPh Cand), Christine Kosmos, RN, BSN, Kevin Harvey and Theresa Browley
1:30 PM
Proposal for the creation of the United States Public Health Medical College
Leana Wen, MD, Christopher P. McCoy, MD and Paul Wright

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Organized by: Academic Public Health Caucus

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