Online Program

Implications and Lessons from the Public Health Museum of Massachusetts

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Review the mandate and mission of the Museum of Public Health of Massachusetts Present the role of the Museum in preserving and presenting the history of public health of relevance to the health professions and its outreach to the public Discuss the Museum as a resource that directly relates and complements the plan and conduct of the APHA History Project.

Learning Areas:

Communication and informatics
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related education
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
Describe the important role that the Public Health Museum of Massachusetts serves both to the public as well as the health professions. Explain the challenge of the collection, organization, and conservation of history documents, items, and media . Discuss the lessons and experience that bear directly on the direction and development o the APHA History.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Chair of the Board of the Public Health Museum of Massachusetts and as such have both responsibility as well as professional responsibility for presenting the history of public health in Massachusetts to the wide audience of both health professionals and more importantly the public by preserving and curating documents, displays and objects of public health significance.
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.