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Summit on Undergraduate Public Health and Global Health – Agenda Posted

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), together with the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), is proud to present a unique summit focused on undergraduate public health and global health education. The 2017 Undergraduate Public Health and Global Health Education Summit, a one-day event, will bring together current and future leaders from institutions offering baccalaureate degrees in public health, global health, global public health, as well as those with undergraduate majors related to these fields. The 2017 Summit is the sixth annual event exploring issues related to the development and growth of undergraduate education in public health.

The Summit is Wednesday, March 15 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA. The keynote session, Who are we training our students to be and how are we doing it?, will feature panelists Dr. Marc Kiviniemi (University at Buffalo), Dr. Robert Pack (ETSU), and Dr. Sara Mackenzie (Washington). In addition, the 2017 Riegelman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Public Health Education will be presented during the summit luncheon. Wednesday evening will feature poster presentations and an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with colleagues at a networking reception. View the agenda. Speakers will discuss topics such as faculty development, assessment and evaluation of curriculum, attracting students to public health, and the links between academia and practice.

In addition, ASPPH invites you to attend the Undergraduate Faculty Development Workshop on Tuesday, March 14 and the 2017 Annual Meeting following the Summit, both will be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia. View the schedule.

To register or for further information visit our website.