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    Webinar with Richard Riegelman Examines the Current Status of Undergraduate Public Health Education

    Posted by Cassie Peterson on Dec 4, 2013 1:09:22 PM


    In this live Webinar held on Tuesday, December 3rd, Richard K. Riegelman, MD, MPH, PhD discusses the current status of undergraduate Public Health programs in American higher education including: information on recent growth trends in undergraduate Public Health; the goals and outcomes of the "Framing the Future" task force; the "Critical Component Elements" for undergraduate Public Health; community colleges and Public Health; and efforts and successes of important national associations such as the AAC&U, CEPH, and ASPPH.

    Richard K. Riegelman MD, MPH, PhD is Professor and Founding Dean of The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. He has been a leader in undergraduate public health education for over 10 years working with national organizations including the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR), and the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U).  He is currently a member of the Steering Committee of the Framing the Future Task Force convened by ASPPH which is promoting a continuum of public health education from community colleges to 4-year colleges to graduate public health education.

    Dr. Riegelman is also the editor of the Jones & Bartlett Learning Essential Public Health series. From the impact of AIDS, to the cost of health care, this unique series will introduce your students to the full range of issues that affect the public’s health. Designed to meet the AAC&U curriculum recommendations for undergraduate public health education, this is the ideal suite of texts for programs offering courses in Public Health, Global Health, Epidemiology, and more.

    To learn more about undergraduate Public Health, or about the Jones & Bartlett Learning Essential Public Health series, visit

    Topics: Essential Public Health series, public health education, Public Health, Richard Riegelman, Webinar, webinar

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