Importance of Health Departments in Preventing Chronic Disease
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Describe the role of health departments in chronic disease prevention. Discuss how cross-sectoral collaborations are crucial to creating healthy, sustainable, and equitable places.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a seasoned family medicine and public health trained physician with expertise in minority health issues â health equity and disparities. Currently, I serve as the Director of Health Equity for the Directors of Health Promotion and Education. In this capacity, I provide technical assistance to state, local and territorial health departments to address health inequalities through using public health systems change tools, geographic analysis of market research data to plan effective health programs.
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