Updates

Webinar: Tobacco Product Use and COVID-19: An Overview of the Science and Public Health Implications

 Dec 30, 2020

 

 

https://smokingcessationleadership.ucsf.edu/webinar/tobacco-product-use-and-covid-19-overview-science-and-public-health-implications Tobacco Product Use and COVID-19: An Overview of the Science and Public Health Implications Thursday, January 28, 2021, 02:00pm to 03:00pm EST Duration: 60 Minutes Webinar Speakers Brian A. King, PhD, MPH Webinar Objectives Tobacco product use is the leading cause of disease, disability, and death in the United States. The risks of tobacco product use have been compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic, with emerging data showing that current and former cigarette smokers are at increased risk of more severe illness from COVID-19. In this webinar, participants will gain an understanding of the state of the science with regard to COVID-19 outcomes and tobacco product use, including cigarette smoking and e-cigarette use. The speaker will ..

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Podcast: Public Health in 2020: The Year That Was

 Dec 24, 2020

 

 

From ASTHO: Public Health in 2020: The Year That Was (Podcast) https://astho.org/generickey/GenericKeyDetails.aspx?contentid=23148&folderid=5158&catid=7237 In medical schools and public health programs across the country, 2020 will be worth its own textbook chapter in the years to come. But today we’re still in the thick of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, though there is light at the end of the tunnel with the end of the year and an impending vaccine. On this episode, we ask public health experts to zoom out a bit and reflect on a truly remarkable year. These public health leaders discuss the politicization of public health mitigation efforts, becoming the target of hateful attacks, and being at the forefront of the biggest health crisis in a century. Our experts also reflect on what they hope people have learned about our public health infrastructure and lessons learned for future disease outbreaks. Guests: Rachel Levine, MD, S ..

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Free Webinars on Qualitative Research and Atlas TI

 Dec 21, 2020

 

 

From NKQUALITAS: Free Webinars on Qualitative Research and Atlas TI: https://www.nkqualitas.com/en/free-webinars/  ..

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Santa Clara County Tobacco Control Needs Assessment

 Dec 17, 2020

 

 

From Santa Clara County Tobacco Control: Upcoming Community Needs Assessment Sessions: As a reminder, in early 2021 we will be kicking off our Countywide Tobacco Control Needs Assessment community planning process – more formally called the Communities of Excellence (CX) in Tobacco Control. These meetings will be used to steer the direction for tobacco control work and resources for the next 3-years and need your participation in the process! In this process we’ll be assessing, scoring, and prioritizing various tobacco-related strategies. Your participation, input, and feedback directly shapes our efforts in the county. This is an opportunity to tell us what you feel is critical in addressing tobacco control in our county! Please save the date for our session that will focus on tobacco cessation strategies on January 20, 2021 (we will be using our regular meeting time for this planning session from 3-4:30PM). Additional information about additional sessions and  ..

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ASPPH Presents Webinar: Everything You Wanted to Know About Applying for ASPPH Fellowships

 Dec 16, 2020

 

 

https://www.aspph.org/aspph-presents-webinar-everything-you-wanted-to-know-about-applying-for-aspph-fellowships/ ASPPH Presents Webinar: Everything You Wanted to Know About Applying for ASPPH Fellowships ASPPH fellowships provide outstanding opportunities for recent graduates of ASPPH-member CEPH-accredited schools and programs of public health (https://www.aspph.org/member-directory/) to participate in public health programs at the federal level with partnering agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This is your opportunity to learn all about current offerings for 2021 fellowship cycle, including insight on what fellowship programs can offer early career public health professionals, a review of the various components of the online application portal, and tips for submitting a strong application. Additionally, you will hear first-hand from current ASPPH fellows  ..

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ASPPH Presents Webinar: CDC Public Health Associate Program (PHAP)

 Dec 16, 2020

 

 

https://www.aspph.org/aspph-presents-webinar-cdc-public-health-associate-program-phap/ The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is a two-year, hands-on training program with a mission to train and provide experiential learning to early-career public health professionals. Associates are assigned to state, tribal, local, territorial health agencies and nongovernmental organizations in one program focus area for the duration of the two-year training program. This webinar will provide an overview of PHAP and discuss the application process. PHAP will be accepting 2021 candidate applications January 20-27, 2021 via the USAJOBS website (https://www.usajobs.gov/). If selected and matched to a host site, candidates will officially begin PHAP in October 2021. For more information about the PHAP Program, please visit this link (https://www.cdc.gov/phap/). Questions about PHAP can be emailed to phap@cdc.gov. Learn more ..

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This is Public Health Global Grants Program

 Dec 16, 2020

 

 

https://www.aspph.org/this-is-public-health-tiph-global-grants-program-deadline-extended-to-december-20/ This is Public Health (TIPH) Global Grants Program – Deadline Extended to December 20 The deadline for the This is Public Health (TIPH) Global Grants Program (https://thisispublichealth.org/partners/#tiph-global) is extended to Sunday, December 20. The TIPH Global Grants Program will provide awards of up to US $5,000 to academic public health institutions to develop TIPH Global campaigns that increase the visibility of public health in a region outside of the United States. Eligible institutions include members of the six regional associations that make up the Global Network for Academic Public Health (https://www.aspph.org/connect/global-network/): Alianza Latinoamericana de Salud Global (ALASAG) Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) Association of Schools of Public Health in Africa (ASPHA) Association of Schools of Public ..

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Webinar: Advancing Public Health 3.0: Integration in Workforce Development Planning Dec. 17, 4-5 p.m. ET

 Dec 14, 2020

 

 

From ASTHO: https://astho.informz.net/informzdataservice/onlineversion/ind/bWFpbGluZ2luc3RhbmNlaWQ9MzE2OTU3NiZzdWJzY3JpYmVyaWQ9NDA4OTMwOTU4 Advancing Public Health 3.0: Integration in Workforce Development Planning Dec. 17, 4-5 p.m. ET Join ASTHO on Dec. 17 from 4-5 p.m. ET for a discussion-focused webinar on the reinvigoration of workforce development! Register here. (https://netforumpro.com/eWeb/DynamicPage.aspx?Site=ASTHO&WebCode=EventDetail&evt_key=660c33db-4036-4259-aa5a-d5b7765ea2c0) In 2020, the Wyoming Department of Health Workforce Development Workgroup collaborated with ASTHO and the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center to advance Public Health 3. ..

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Webinar: Social Determinants of Health Congressional Briefing

 Dec 10, 2020

 

 

FYI-Webinar: Please join Aligning for Health (AFH), Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and a bipartisan panel of Congressional staff on December 15th for a virtual briefing that will highlight opportunities in the 117th Congress to support effective and innovative approaches to social determinants of health. Social Determinants of Health (SDOHs) are the social and economic conditions – such as those in housing, employment, food security, and education – that have a major influence on individual and community health. SDOHs are receiving increased attention from insurance companies, hospitals, healthcare systems, and governmental agencies interested in improving health outcomes and controlling costs. Now more than ever, centering cross-sector, public health strategies and funding can build strong foundations for effective, long-term solutions to improve health and potentially drive down health care costs. Some recent legislation that cover some of thes ..

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Webinar: The Marathon After the Sprint: Ensuring Value & Equity in the Future of Telehealth

 Dec 09, 2020

 

 

https://www.healthcarevaluehub.org/events/marathon-after-sprint-ensuring-value-equity-future-telehealth?utm_source=Altarum+Updates&utm_campaign=df005e4a1c-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_12_09_Telehealth-Webinar&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4220252dfe-df005e4a1c-347611961 The Marathon After the Sprint: Ensuring Value & Equity in the Future of Telehealth The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of healthcare, notably the rapid rise of telehealth demand and usage by patients, telehealth provision by providers, and temporary and permanent reimbursement changes. However, the quick switch to telehealth usage has brought up questions on how it will impact the larger healthcare system. Are telehealth appointments always appropriate, and if not, when should they be used? How do we incentivize high-value care in telehealth and reduce low-value care? How can we ensure equity in telehealth services? In this two-part webinar, expe ..

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