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    Some “Crowdsourcing” on Teaching Global Health

    Posted by Cassie Peterson on Jun 17, 2014 10:22:58 AM

    Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101

    In April 2014, Unite for Sight asked me to facilitate a workshop on teaching global health at its annual Global Health and Innovation Conference.

    The aims of the 90-minute workshop were to exchange ideas about:

    • The learning objectives of introductory courses in global health
    • The content of an introductory course on global health
    • Approaches to teaching global health that encourage student interest and learning

    The workshop attracted about 75 people. Almost everyone in the workshop was involved with teaching global health but a few participants were students of global health or former students of global health.

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    Topics: ASPH, Association of Schools and Programs of Public Heal, Author, Global health, Richard Skolnik, Millions Saved, Global Health 101, Global health, Global Health and Innovation Conference, Richard Skolnik Blog, Unite for Sight

    First-Ever Riegelman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Public Health Education Presented

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 12, 2012 3:33:12 PM

    On October 27, the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) and the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) co-sponsored the second annual Undergraduate Education for Public Health Summit in San Francisco, CA. Held prior to the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual conference, the summit gathered more than 120 public health educators and professionals to discuss the future of public health education. Workshops explored a wide-variety of public health topics and fostered discussion of undergraduate programs in public health, general education development, and graduate study. Sessions included models of undergraduate education, civic engagement programs for students, curriculum articulation, evaluation and assessment, and recruiting and retaining faculty.

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    Topics: public health education, Riegelman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Pu, ASPH, Association of American Colleges and Universities, Association of Schools of Public Health, Dr. Richard Riegelman, The Essential Public Health Series, Undergraduate Education for Public Health Summit, public health education

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