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SOPHAS Virtual Fair

ASPPH will host a SOPHAS Virtual Fair on Tuesday, July 11. This event is free for prospective students and allows them to connect with admission representatives, SOPHAS representatives, and current graduate students from over 50 schools and programs of public health.

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Public Health Reports: HIV Testing Patterns of Partners of HIV Diagnosed People in Partner Services Programs, United States 2013-2014

In a recent article in Public Health Reports, Dr. Wei Song, Dr. Mesfin S. Mulatu, Dr. Michele Rorie, Mr. Hui Zhang, and Mr. John W. Gilford at the CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention examine patterns of HIV testing and positivity among partners of HIV-diagnosed people who participated in partner services programs in CDC-funded state and local health departments.

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SOPHAS Virtual Fair

ASPPH will host a SOPHAS Virtual Fair on Tuesday, July 11. This event is free for prospective students and allows them to connect with admission representatives, SOPHAS representatives, and current graduate students from over 50 schools and programs of public health.

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ASPPH Presents Webinar: Engaging Stakeholders in Undergraduate Curriculum Development

On Thursday, July 13, the next webinar in the ASPPH Presents webinar series will feature two presentations originally scheduled for the 2017 Undergraduate Summit for Public Health and Global Health Education: Building Together: "A Model for Building an Integrated Undergraduate Public Health Curriculum" and "Developing an Undergraduate Public Health Degree on a Shoestring Budget."

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ASPPH Congressional Briefing on Public Health Approaches to the Opioid Epidemic Draws Standing Room Only Crowd

On Monday June 19, ASPPH sponsored a Congressional Briefing titled, “The Opioid Epidemic: Findings from Public Health Research Experts.” The session was sponsored by Representatives Harold Rogers (KY), Tim Murphy (PA), Evan Jenkins (WV) and Bill Johnson (OH).  Rep. Jenkins opened the session, expressing Congressional concern with the impact of the addiction crisis on constituents.

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ASPPH Convenes Population Health Forum in Milwaukee; More Than 100 Faculty Leaders Consider Initiatives to Advance the Field

More than 100 faculty leaders met in Milwaukee on June 20-21 to discuss how academic public health can advance the field of population health. The forum was part of the ASPPH’s Population Health Leadership Group’s year-long initiative, which has included a survey of ASPPH-member schools, structured interviews with external stakeholders, and a series of roundtables around the country engaging leaders in various sectors, including business, payers, providers, social service agency heads, state and local public health officials, elected officials, and others.

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ASPPH and CDC Sponsor a Certified in Public Health Credential Prep Class for ASPPH Fellows and Partners

ASPPH, with support from CDC through a cooperative agreement, supported 15 fellows in a week long program to prepare for the CPH exam. 14 fellows from the ASPPH/CDC Public Health and ASPPH/CDC Allan Rosenfield Global Health programs, and an Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR)/CDC fellow, participated in study sessions with expert faculty from CEPH accredited, ASPPH member-schools and focused on one of the five core-areas of public health, including cross-cutting areas and cumulated with a proctored CPH exam.

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2017 ASPPH Sections Retreat

This week, the 2017 ASPPH Sections Retreat was held at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, WI. The retreat included four tracks: academic affairs, academic public health practice, finance and administration, and research.

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