Future for Disability and Public Health
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Explain the historical background to disability and public health. Identify rights and opportunities through Americans with Disabilities Act and health reform. Discuss partnership opportunities to reduce disparities and promote full participation.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I serve as Director of the Office on Disability within the Department of Health and Human Services. I have had 30 years of experience working in disability and health, co-edited the first textbook on Disability and Public Health, and served as Chair of the Disability Section of APHA.
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.