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Interested in Learning More about Academic Health Departments? The AHD Learning Community Can Help!

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

November 24, 2014

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation   As the field of public health evolves, collaboration is critical. With limited time and resources, how can health departments work to meet community health needs most...

 

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AHD Learning Community to Establish Mentorship Program

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

August 26, 2014

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation   In response to feedback from members, the Academic Health Department (AHD) Learning Community is establishing a mentorship program dedicated to providing support and...

 

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AHD Learning Community Begins New Activities to Strengthen Connections among Members

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

July 28, 2014

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director​, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation   As the Academic Health Department (AHD) Learning Community continues to grow, it is preparing to undertake new activities aimed at increasing interaction and connections...

 

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Preview a Preliminary Draft of Revisions to the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

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

May 6, 2014

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Project Manager, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation As the yearlong process to revise the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) nears its end, a preliminary draft of revisions to Tier 2 of the...

 

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Behind the Scenes of the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Revisions

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

March 26, 2014

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Project Manager, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation   As announced last fall, the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) is revising the Core Competencies for Public Health Pro...

 

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The Evolving Public Health Environment: How Can Organizations Engage with Health Reform?

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

December 5, 2013

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Project Manager, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation   The Academic Health Department (AHD) Learning Community held its third in-person meeting on November 5, 2013 at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, discussing...

 

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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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