Unlocking ability of public health leaders through a practical, participatory seminar in management of public health laboratory systems
Learning Areas:Basic medical science applied in public health
Clinical medicine applied in public health
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Describe the strategic objectives, curriculum and teaching methods of the APHL/GWU Management of Public Health Laboratory Systems Professional Development Seminar for Public Health Laboratory Leaders. Describe and assess the outcomes of the Seminar and related initiatives of participants in their work following graduation.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I was a state public health laboratory director for 18 years, have directed numerous international public health laboratory projects in over 15 countries, and been a principal or co-principal of several federally funded grants. I have been a course director of an epidemiology course at the graduate school level. I am the Senior Director for Laboratory Practice & Management at APHL. My interests are in laboratory systems planning and disease surveillance.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.