Online Program

Trainning a Collaborative Public Health Workforce

Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
This session will cover initiatives and programs focused on trainning the public health workforce. We will present on a proposal for a model for collaborative continuing professional development program from a public health workforce perspective; an innovative group video project addressing current policy issues impacting population health in an interdisciplinary course; a training for public health and health profession students, environmental health research projects for trainees, and current limitations for developing environmental medicine and border health elective in a school of medicine; a program and report that evidences its effects at the professional and organizational levels at one community health center site.
Session Objectives: Describe a model of collaborative continuing professional development. Describe and evaluate examples of inter-professional group work addressing population health issues. Identify ways underserved high school students can be supported in pursuing public health careers. Describe an innovative continuing education program for public health practitioners.
Fletcher Njororai, PhD, MCHES

Rust College Health Explorers Program: Engaging High School Students to Increase Public Health Diversity   
Elizabeth Williams, PhD, Charles Williams, PhD, Irene Walton-Turnage, EdD, Mohamed Kanu, PhD, MPH, MA, Wendelyn Inman, PhD, Jebose Okwumabua, PhD, Linda Turner, RN, Debra Butler, MSW, Candyce Grandberry, Martin Henderson, Derrick Paige and Teresa Powers
Working together to address the social determinants of health: Effects of a continuing education program for public health practitioners   
Lucie Richard, PhD, François Chiocchio, PhD, Éric Litvak, MD, MSc, MM, FRCPP, Sara Torres, PhD, Laurence Fortin-Pellerin, PhD and Nicole Beaudet, MSc

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Occupational Health and Safety, Black Caucus of Health Workers

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)