211602 Delta Omega Award for Innovative Public Health Curriculum Winner

Monday, November 9, 2009

Tba Tba , Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health, Washington, DC
The Delta Omega Award for Innovative Public Health Curriculum was created 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.

The winner of the 2009 Delta Omega Award for Innovative Public Health Curriculum will present his/her curriculum during the Delta Omega Poster Session.

Learning Objectives:
Describe an innovative public health curriculum that integrates actual public health practice experiences and examples into classroom discussions and exercises; Describe the curriculum’s use of models of collaborative, comprehensive and community-based public health practice and scholarship, and its emphasis on the application of public health principles and science-based decision-making; Demonstrate how the curriculum focuses on skills development, involves community-sector partners in teaching; and uses case studies and other examples of inter-disciplinary projects suitable for a multi-disciplinary audience.

Keywords: Education, Practice

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Winner of the 2009 Delta Omega Curriculum Award
Any relevant financial relationships? No

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.