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Patrick Remington, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine & Public HealthAssociate Dean for Public Health and Professor of Population Health Sciences

Webinar: Prevention and Population Health Education Across the Health Professions
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Universities are placing a greater focus on interprofessional education, where students from two or more health professions learn together to cultivate a collaborative and comprehensive learning experience. With the increasing emphasis on prevention and the social determinants of health, it is critical for students across disciplines to learn how to work together to address these important health issues.

9/9/2014
When: Tuesday, September 9, 2014
1:00 - 2:30 pm
Where: Webinar

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Join Healthy People 2020 and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research on Tuesday, September 9 at 1:00 p.m. ET to learn about the role that prevention and population health can play in advancing interprofessional education.

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Universities are placing a greater focus on interprofessional education, where students from two or more health professions learn together to cultivate a collaborative and comprehensive learning experience. With the increasing emphasis on prevention and the social determinants of health, it is critical for students across disciplines to learn how to work together to address these important health issues.

Participants will learn how to access resources for developing curricula and collaborative learning experiences to improve prevention and population health education across various health professions. Faculty from the University of Texas Medical Branch and Duke University will describe their efforts to expand prevention education across disciplines.

Panelists

Don Wright, MD, MPH
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health 
Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


David R. Garr, MD
Executive Director, South Carolina AHEC
Associate Dean for Community Medicine & Professor of Family Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina

Joan Stanley PhD, CRNP, FAAN, FAANP
Senior Director Education Policy
American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Expanding Prevention Education at an Academic Health Center
Laura Rudkin, PhD
Professor and Chair
Preventive Medicine & Community Health
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Introduction to Prevention: An Interprofessional Course at Duke University Medical Center
Betsy Quick Melcher, MS, ATC, MHS, PA-C
Assistant Professor, Academic Coordinator
Department of Community and Family Medicine
Duke Physician Assistant Division

 

Co-sponsored by APTR and the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

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