3341.0 Innovative methods for training public health students

Monday, November 8, 2010: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
A strong academic foundation is crucial to developing students who are well-prepared to enter the public health workforce. This session presents innovative classroom and curricular approaches to building competencies within academic programs.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe innovative techniques for educating and training students about public health issues. 2. Design strategies to improve public health curriculum to better prepare student.
Heather Brandt, PhD, CHES

Training high school educators to teach public health concepts and careers
Cyndi Billian Stern, MA, MPH and Kristin Sullivan, MA
Culture & medicine: Expanding a community-based cross-cultural and diversity inclusiveness training curriculum into an undergraduate special topics course
Karen A. D'Angelo, MSW, Alison Stratton, PhD, Grace Damio, MS, CDN, Peter Kennedy, PhD and Rafael Perez-Escamilla, PhD
Educational equity as a social justice issue: The Metro Academies Initiative
Mary Beth Love, PhD, Vicki Legion, MPH, Savita Malik, MPH, EdD (c), Rama Kased, MA and Beth Freedman, MPH

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Social Work