How to Write a Good Proposed Policy Statement
Learning Areas:Basic medical science applied in public health
Diversity and culture
Environmental health sciences
Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe key parts of a successful APHA policy and what makes them successful. Describe three types of scientific evidence critical to include in APHA proposed policies.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Currently, I serve as the chair of the APHA Science Board for the past seven years. I have reviewed APHA proposed policy to assess whether the best available science is included and made recommendations for policy improvements. My professional experience is as Senior Medical Epidemiologist at the CDC where for 28 years I have directed epidemiological research, surveillance and outbreak investigations and evaluated the impact of prevention programs to improve public health policy and practice.
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.