Cdc's role in vision and public health
Public health research is an essential element in the quest to 1) reduce the burden of vision loss, eye diseases, and eye injury; 2) reduce vision health disparity; 3) improve access to eye care and rehabilitation services; 4) expand and improve the knowledge base through research, surveillance, and knowledge translation; 5) develop programs that can be scaled up, sustained, and expanded nationwide.
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Advocacy for health and health education
Chronic disease management and prevention
Provision of health care to the public
Describe the future role of public health in its efforts to improve the nation’s vision, and provides comprehensive and coordinated vision health strategies that will greatly influence the vision health and quality of life for all people.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the scientific collaborator on a multi-center project to assess and evaluate system and individual factors impacting access to, and the quality of eye care. In particular, a network study to examine the feasibility and efficacy of Diabetic retinopathy screening using non-invasive, non-mydriatic fundus imaging in community-based settings, specifically primary care health clinics and pharmacies.
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.