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On Demand July 18, 2006

A Competent Workforce: Today's Trends Impacting Tomorrow's Health

Broadcast Date: July 18, 2006 | (1 hour, 30 minutes)


Tanya Pagan Raggio, MD MPH FAAP
(4 pages)
Dr. Mary Mincer Hansen, RN, PhD (3 pages)
Eileen M. McDonald, MS (4 pages)

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Program Overview

The heart and soul of public health are the workforce members who breathe life into the programs and touch those we serve with professionalism, knowledge and compassion. This session will examine from multiple perspectives the challenges facing public health and health educators as they prepare themselves, their programs and their agencies to face an ever-changing environment of old and new health threats and opportunities.


Tanya Pagan Raggio, MD, MPH, FAAP
Senior Advisor to the Associate Administrator for Health Professions
US Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration

Mary Mincer Hansen, PhD, RN
Director, Iowa Department of Public Health

Eileen McDonald, MS
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Target Audience

Health educators and health promotion specialists at the local, state and national levels, community health workers, worksite health promotion specialists, multi-disciplinary public health staff, social workers, health consultants, chronic disease directors, program managers, researchers, academics, nurses, nutritionists, clinical practitioners, patient educators and students.

Contact Hours

None for this program.

Contact for Technical Assistance

Call 334-206-5618 or email ALPHTN.

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