142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Growing Junior Chronic Disease Epidemiologists through Mentorship

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014 : 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM

Natasha McCoy, BS, MPH , National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, Atlanta, GA

Learning Areas:


Learning Objectives:
Describe national program working to enhance chronic disease epidemiology capacity in state and local health departments. Identify mentoring model to advance competencies in applied chronic disease epidemiology among junior-level epidemiologists.

Keyword(s): Epidemiology, Professional Development

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have served as the program manager/lead consultant for the National Association of Chronic Disease Director's National Mentorship Program in Applied Chronic Disease Epidemiology since June 2013 and lead consultant for the Epidemiology Staffing Program for the past eight months. I have seven years' experience in developing chronic disease epidemiology capacity at the state government level.
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.