Competency: Workforce

Is a PhD Right for You? – Part II – 5/3/2019

Watch Video Speakers: Zintars Beldavs, MS Beth Lipton, DVM, MPH, CPH Beth Daly, MPH Jim Meek, MPH Objectives:Describe the pros and cons of doctoral education in epidemiology Discuss strategies for advancing your career without a PhD Webinar Slides

Credentials to Distinguish Your Public Health Career – 11/15/2019

Watch Video Speakers: Sarah Hoover, PMP, MPH, National Environmental Health Association Michele Samarya-Timm, MA, CFOI, Health Educator/Registered Environmental Health Specialist, Somerset County Department of Health Aimee Snavely, RDH, BSDH, MPH, CIC, Epidemiology Manager – Communicable Disease Control Services, Saint Louis County Department of Public Health Erin Holt Coyne, MPH, Chief Public Health Informatics Officer, Tennessee Department …

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Integrative Strategies in Succession Planning – 6/29/2018

Watch Video Speakers: Maya Chilese, MA, PhD, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Objectives: Identify integrative opportunities to promote quality improvement and workforce development  Discuss ways to engage staff to address emerging needs and gaps  Describe strategies to support continuity of operations during transitions  Webinar Slides

Leadership Development: Quality Improvement and Employee Engagement – 7/17/2018

Watch Video Speakers: Chandelle Anderson, MBA, South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control Kristin Sullivan, MS, Connecticut Department of Public Health  Objectives: Describe best practices and lessons learned for staff empowerment and interdepartmental collaboration Identify tangible resources and policy changes to improve leadership development and succession planning Discuss strategies to identify and train new …

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Results from the 2017 Epidemiology Capacity Assessment – 7/19/2018

Watch Video Speakers: Jessica Arrazola, DrPH, MPH, CHES, CSTE Objectives: The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) released the 2017 Epidemiology Capacity Assessment (ECA) report that describes the applied epidemiology workforce at state and territorial health departments. A major priority of the 2018-2020 CSTE Strategic Plan is to develop, expand, and diversify the epidemiology workforce. The …

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Is a PhD Right for You? – 11/6/2018

Watch Video Speakers: Lizzie Harvey, PhD, MPH Carlota Medus, PhD, MPH Danielle Abraham, PhD, MPH Objectives: Describe the pros and cons of doctoral education in epidemiology Discuss contextual factors that might impact the best time to pursue an additional degree Webinar Slides

MMWR Editor’s Dream: Submission that is innovative, scientifically rigorous, useful, and well written – 2/15/2018

Watch Video Speakers: Charlotte Kent, PhD, MPH, Acting Editor-in-Chief and Executive Editor, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series Objectives: By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to: Identify and describe strategies to foster submissions that are innovative, scientifically rigorous, useful, and well-written. Describe strategies to obtain feedback prior to submission. Understand …

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Clear writing and successful navigation of MMWR feedback – 3/1/2018

Watch Video Speakers: Charlotte Kent, PhD, MPH, Acting Editor-in-Chief and Executive Editor, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series Objectives: By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to: Describe writing techniques specific to MMWR Discuss strategies to navigate the MMWR submission, review, and acceptance process Webinar Slides

Program Evaluation: The CDC Way for Epidemiologists – Part I – 10/3/2017

Watch Video Speakers: Thomas Chapel, MA, MBA Objectives: By the end of session one, participants will be able to: Compare the CDC Evaluation framework approach with traditional evaluation. Identify the six steps to the CDC Evaluation framework. Develop the most relevant evaluation focus for a given evaluation Webinar Slides