274842 APHA: A Learning Laboratory for Collaboration

Monday, October 29, 2012 : 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Barbara Levin, MD, MPH , Chota Community Health Services, Madisonville, TN
This session will focus on working models for collaboration among component groups within the American Public Health Association. We will discuss the concept of breaking through “silos” in public health, and setting a unified agenda.

Learning Areas:
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Program planning
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Increasing the awareness of the opportunities for collaboration within the APHA structure. Discussing effective models for collaboration and advocacy. Improving skills in collaboration for program and policy development.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been involved in public health for the past 40 years, and have focused much of my professional activity on developing community consortium. As an APHA member and leader, I have worked closely with others to improve collaboration and advocacy across APHA units.
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.