4334.0 Pathways to Public Health Careers

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 4:30 PM
Innovative programs and/or resources that have been shown to be successful in interesting youth (K-12, undergraduates) and/or others (e.g., graduate students, mid-career professionals) in public health careers (and the tools/studies done to document effectiveness/success.
Session Objectives: Identify public health pathways programs. Articulate the importance of public health pathways programs. Discuss the importance of including exposure to public health practice in pathways activities.
Angela J. Beck, MPH, CHES

4:45 PM
Establishing a Practice Curriculum: Guiding Students into a Public Health Pathway
Angela J. Beck, MPH, CHES, Matthew L. Boulton, MD, MPH and JoLynn P. Montgomery, MPH, PhD
5:30 PM
Practice plunge: An immersive learning experience as a pathway to training public health professionals
Dana L. Thomas, MPH, Erin E. Rothney, MPH, JoLynn P. Montgomery, MPH, PhD and Matthew L. Boulton, MD, MPH

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Organized by: Academic Public Health Caucus