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Consider Presenting at the 2019 Public Health in Practice Conference - Workforce Evolution

Deadline for Submissions is March 8, 2019.

The Public Health in Practice Conference theme is “Better Together:  Workforce Evolution.  This conference will challenge public health to look closely at our evolution from a previously simple to a more complex form.  This event will target professionals working in both governmental and non-governmental public health positions. Attendees will walk away with specific skills and usable tools to execute strategies to improve community or workplace health through systems change thinking, evidence-based practices and capacity building. Professionals that would be interested in this event would include, but are not limited to, Public Health Nurse, Public Health Specialist, Health Educator, Accreditation Coordinator, Community Health Specialist, Prevention Specialist, Public Health Strategist, Coalition Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization Director, etc.

Conference Objectives: 

  • Identify the benefits of public health workforce diversity and how it can positively affect population health.
  • Describe the evolution of public health practice and what skills are necessary in the workforce to meet the needs of contemporary practice.
  • Describe projects that involve collaborations with a broad array of allies- including those at the neighborhood level and the non-health sectors.
  • Develop a personal strategic plan using a holistic approach to strengthen individual talents to enrich public health Professional practice.  

The conference planning committee will consider all submission; however, there is specific interest in the following topics:

  • Community health worker movement
  • Working across sectors
  • Involving stakeholders/community engagement
  • Conflict resolution
  • Nurse lead programming
  • Job Descriptions – appreciating how skills compliment


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