Healthy People 2010 A national health promotion and disease prevention initiative

HPSP Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program

HRSA Health Resources and Services Administration

IOM Institute of Medicine

LHD local health department

LHO local health officer

M.P.H. master of public health degree

NHSC National Health Service Corps

NLN National Public Health Leadership Development Network

PH/GPM public health/general preventive medicine

PHTN Public Health Training Network

Public health physician A physician “whose training, practice and world view are based in large part on a population focus rather than individual practice, that is, on assuring the availability of essential public health services to a population using skills such as leadership, management and education as well as clinical interventions.”

TRAIN Training Finder Real-Time Affiliate Integrated Network

USUHS Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

VA U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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