Online Program

Introduction to the Demonstration History Project and website

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Jay H. Glasser, MS, PhD, School of Public Health, The University of Texas, Houston, TX
Deborah Klein Walker, EdD, US Health, Past President APHA, Co-Chair APHA History Project, Cambridge, MA
Review the genesis of the APHA History Project from an idea to its current operational phase. Present the role of the APHA History Project as a needed update and an ongoing resource for the Association and membership and larger implication of involvement with other public health institutions and voluntary groups. Discuss the current and next steps in the evolving plan for the APHA History project, securing guidance from historians as well as structuring the Project to facilitate member and collegial input both formal and informal in the conduct of the APHA History Project.

Learning Areas:

Program planning

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the History Project.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As a moderator I will provide the prospective of my position as Co Chair and principal organizer of the APHA History Project and hence a continuing focus on gathering documents and media as well as mobilizing members, colleagues, and the public health community to build a history resource and its relevance to the Association.
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.