Occupational Health and Safety Section and the APHA History
Learning Areas:Occupational health and safety
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Discuss the needed background history on the creation and development of the APHA History Project and the OHS Section. Explain the importance of the Occupational Health and Safety Section in the continuing mission of APHA and its singular role in the ensuing decades in its role as a basic building block of population Health Identify key lessons learned for the History Project using the foundation of historical analysis to further examine the current issues in Occupational Health and Safety as they may impact the further development of both the field as well as the overall direction of public health generally and APHA mission specifically.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am Co-chair of the History Project and review, collect, and synthesize the background and key aspects through both research, conversation, and the benefit of directly tapping addition scholarly input from leaders in public health history.
Taught public health in my role as Professor at the School of Public Health at the University of Texas. Skilled in framing online learning courses, adult learning materials in community health inclusive of relevant history of component learning modules.
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.