Online Program

APHA History Project Guidance from the Historians Perspective

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Theodore Brown, Contributing Editor (History) for AJPH, PhD, Dept. of History University of Rochester, URMC, Rochester, NY
Reflections on the structure of the History project from the academic point of view. Introduction to the utility and critical appraisal aspects of the APHA History Project How the historian views the diversity of primary and secondary material and media that will form the basis for evolving a synthesis of these diverse elements.

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 need for the Update of APHA History from the professional historians views. Explain the challenge of the diversity of material and media that will be organized. Discuss the several priorities and lessons useful to undertake the critical appraisal and synthesis that form the basis of the History Project.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As a panelist I will provide the prospective of my position as Contributing Editor (History) for the American Journal of Public Health with my focus on articles relating to public health history and its relevance to the Association. I also serve as an Advisor to the APHA History Project and hold a teaching research position as Professor of History at the University of Rochester.
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.