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Public Health in a Time of Change: Charting the Course for Health Policy, Population Health, and Evidence-Based Prevention

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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One event on January 1, 2036 at 12:00pm

Monday, March 6, 2017    12-1:30pm EST  •  Webinar

Training Description
This webinar will focus on the efforts to strengthen and adapt public health to address the current health needs of the population at a moment of change and uncertainty. Auerbach will share his experiences and observations as a leader at the local, state and federal levels including the CDC. And he will describe the work of the agency he now oversees – the Trust for America’s Health – as it charts a course in the current health policy debates in Washington and around the nation.

Learning Objectives
By the end of the webinar participants will be able to:

  • Describe the impact of federal policy decision-making on the promotion of prevention services within the health care system
  • Discuss the various types of population health activities within the health care and public health sectors and the implications of each type to health outcomes
  • Explain the evidence base for preventive clinical services and for community-wide interventions
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