142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Public Health Leadership and Education Models

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The purpose of this session is to better understand key elements of curricula, as well as the gaps, to help prepare future health professionals for public health careers. The audience will learn about innovative public health professional development programs and promising approaches to expand the pipeline of diverse public health scientists. An important emphasis will be made on sustaining scholar interest over time and how to track career trajectories.
Session Objectives: Describe the design of curriculum targeted towards the integration of public health education with for future public health students and professionals. Discuss challenges and recommendations for improving health promotion and disease prevention content in the education of pre-health sciences students and health professionals.
Ruthy Watson, Ph.D

Table 1
Collaborate to Motivate: An academic-government partnership to promote a comprehensive worksite wellness initiative
Celina Cabello, MPH, Nina Scollo, BS, Mark Gugliotti, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, Susan Neville, PhD, RN, Carolyn McCummings, MPH, Mindy Haar, PhD, RD, CDN and Tavora Buchman, PhD
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Value of the CHES and MCHES Certification Study: A Cross-Sectional Examination of Current CHES/MCHES Perspectives
Beth Chaney, PhD, MCHES, Melissa A. Rehrig, MPH, MCHES and Ellen Edmonds, Ph.D., MCHES
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Enhancing Diversity of the Public Health Research Workforce: The Summer HIV/AIDS Research Program (SHARP)
Elizabeth Kroboth, BA, Jonathan Fuchs, MD, MPH and Willi McFarland, MD, PhD, MPH&TM
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Development of leadership confidence and valuing of skills: Outcomes of a national leadership program for senior academic women
Brenda Seals, PhD, MPH, Diane Magrane, MD, Sharon Dannels, PhD, Susan Ambrose, PhD, Nily Dan, PhD, Wenting Luo, MPP, Page Morahan, PhD and Ekta Panjrolia
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Hispanic Health Opportunity Learning Alliance: Training a Diverse Health Workforce
Mara Bird, PhD, Britt Rios-Ellis, Eric Marinez, PhD, Dustin Thoman, PhD and Mayra Rascon, MPH
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Incorporation of Public Health into a service learning program for pre-health students
Aaron Hultgren, MD, MPH, MAT, Ashley Colucci, BS, Ada Rubin, BA, Max Lazurus, Aaron Arredondo, MD and Lewis Goldfrank, MD
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Program to Promote Health and Public Health in Pre-health Service Learners
Ada Rubin, BA, Ashley Colucci, BS, Max Lazurus and Aaron Hultgren, MD, MPH, MAT

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)