Meeting community health needs: A lab perspective
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Environmental health sciences
Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Identify ways that laboratories across the country can better meet community environmental health needs as well as ideas for how the system can be improved.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to be a session panelist on the content I am responsible for because:
As a public health laboratorian and analytical chemistry laboratory director, I was actively involved in several investigations of potential chemical exposures resulting from community concerns. By working collaboratively with our public health and community partners, we were able to identify areas of concern, provide environmental guidance and direct those in need of specialized medical services.
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.