4059.0 Using innovative technology as a tool to recruit minorities to public health careers

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The session will focus on the use of TRAIN (a learning management system) to introduce minority undergraduate students to the field of public health. Presentations will highlight the need to increase the number of minorities that pursue a career in public health; the benefit of using technology; the plan and implementation; and analysis and tracking of this pilot project.
Session Objectives: 1. Demonstrate how TRAIN is an effective mechanism for introducing minority undergraduate students to potential careers in public health; 2. Describe how this Minority Outreach Initiative will serve as a model for other academic institutions seeking to increase the number of minority students who will potentially pursue a career in public health
Lois Banks, BA,, MDiv, DMin


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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion