COMMITTEE ON EDUCATING PUBLIC HEALTH PROFESSIONALS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

MEETING II

JANUARY 23, 2002

Agenda

1:00 pm

Workforce Development: Issues and Approaches CDC efforts on public health workforce development

Maureen Lichtveld, M.D., M.P.H.

1:30 pm

HRSA efforts in public health education and training

Sam Shekar, M.D., M.P.H.

2:00 pm

The professional workforce—where do they work and what do they need to know?

Virginia Kennedy, Ph.D.

2:30 pm

Discussion

3:00 pm

Break

3:15 pm

Panel on Issues and Questions from the Field—Each presenter has 15–20 minutes to describe his/her perspective on what schools of public health need to do to prepare public health professionals to meet the challenges of public health in the 21st century. Discussion will follow completion of all presentations.

American Public Health Association (APHA)— Mohammad Akhter, M.D., M.P.H.

Public Health Foundation (PHF)—Ronald Bialek, M.P.P.

Society of Public Health Education (SOPHE)—Elaine Auld, M.P.H.

Public Health DrPH Programs—Vaughn Upshaw, Ed.D., Dr.P.H., UNC, School of Public Health

4:30 pm

Discussion

5:00 pm

At this time any others who may be in attendance will be provided the opportunity to ask questions and participate in the discussion.

5:30 pm

Adjourn



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