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Feedback from the Public Health Community Guiding a Revision of the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

November 22, 2013

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Project Manager, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation   Over the past eight months, the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) has been collecting feedback on the Core Competencies...

 

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Exploring Health Reform Opportunities for Academic Health Departments

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

October 1, 2013

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Project Manager, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation   How can academic health departments (AHDs) play a role in health reform? That was the question tackled by the AHD Learning Community on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 in...

 

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Workforce Development: Improving Core Competence Among Health Department Staff

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

August 28, 2013

 

​Julie M. Sharp, Health Data and Quality Coordinator, Kane County (IL) Health Department   The Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies), adopted by the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, provide an opportunity for health departments to assess...

 

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How Can We Support the Development of Successful Academic Health Departments?

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

May 21, 2013

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Project Manager, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation ​ New members were welcomed into the Academic Health Department (AHD) Learning Community with webinar meetings on May 17 and 23, 2013. More than 130 people have joined the...

 

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Shape the Future of the Public Health Workforce with Your Comments on the Core Competencies

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

March 14, 2013

 

C. William Keck, MD, MPH, Chair, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice   The most recent version of the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) was adopted by the  Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages)...

 

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Building and Strengthening Academic Health Departments in an Evolving Public Health Environment

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

November 19, 2012

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Project Manager, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation​   The Academic Health Department (AHD) Learning Community tackled the development of successful AHD partnerships and potential roles for AHDs in an evolving public health...

 

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Help Improve Tools for Building Competence in Public Health Professionals: Share Your Feedback with the Council on Linkages

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

June 12, 2012

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Project Manager, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation   Striving to continually enhance performance is critical for moving public health organizations, and the field of public health as a whole, forward. Through producing and...

 

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How Can We Best Improve Public Health Training and Measure Its Impact? We Need to Hear from You!

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

March 26, 2012

 

Wendy Braund, MD, MPH, MSEd, State Health Officer and Senior Administrator, Public Health Division, Wyoming Department of Health; Chair, Training Impact Task Force   High-quality continuing education is vital to the maintenance of a competent public health workforce. In today’s rapidly changing environment,...

 

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Paul Campbell Erwin: Translating Research into Practice – Is Your Academic Health Department Leading the Way?

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

August 29, 2011

 

Paul Campbell Erwin, MD, DrPH, Professor and Department Head, Department of Public Health, University of Tennessee   Academic health department (AHD) partnerships bring together academic institutions and health departments to strengthen public health education and training, research, and practice. Hig...

 

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Kate Nicholson: Integrating the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals into Workforce Development Initiatives

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

August 3, 2011

 

Kate Nicholson, MA, Program Manager, Indiana Public Health Training Center (IPHTC), Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Public Health For the past decade, the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Public Health’s 25-member agency training center Advisory Board determined tha...

 

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