4288.0 Public Health Workforce Development

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 2:30 PM
Session Objectives: Identify barriers, opportunities and educational strategies for integrating health equity and social determinants of health in local health departments Discuss the importance of diversity in graduate school programs and the role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in addressing African-American health disparities Identify best practice applications of public health information technology in enhancing public health workforce development
Green A. Ekadi, PhD, MS

2:30 PM
Health equity at work: Training at Whatcom County Health Department
C. Linn Gould, MS, MPH, Elizabeth Mogford, PhD, MPH and Astrid Newell, MD
2:48 PM
Role of HBCUs in training African American health professionals
Allan S. Noonan, MD, MPH, Ian Lindong, MD, MPH and Gillian Silver, MPH
3:06 PM
Assessment of Workforce Capacity for Local Health Departments in Nebraska: A Perspective from Public Health Topical Areas
Li-Wu Chen, PhD, Anh Nguyen, MSPH, Janelle Jacobson, MPH, CHES and David Palm, PhD
3:24 PM
Health Equity Action Training (HEAT): Achieving social justice in public health
Karen A. D'Angelo, MSW, Carmen Chaparro, MS, Rita Kornblum, BA, Shanta Evans, MBA and Grace Damio, MS, CDN
3:42 PM

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)