Online Program

Reframing Graduation as a Public Health Priority

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Nicholas Freudenberg, DrPH, School of Public Health, City University of New York, Hunter College, New York, NY
An overview of the science indicating high school graduation as a predictor of adult health. The presentation will also explore how high school graduation is a means for creating health equity and eliminating health disparities and the opportunities for a public health partnership with education.

Learning Areas:

Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Describe the adult health outcomes of high school dropouts and how it perpetuates health disparities.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the author of articles on reframing graduation as a public health priority.
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.