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AJPH Supplement: Innovations in Public Health Education

The American Journal of Public Health, the official journal of the America Public Health Association, has released a special supplement that focuses on Innovations in Public Health Education (Volume 105, Issue S1). Leaders from several ASPPH-member CEPH-accredited schools and programs of public health contributed to the supplement on ways to reimagine and reinvent education for public health in the 21st century.


Featuring a number of editorial and commentary pieces, the supplement highlights the work of the Association as well as initiatives at ASPPH member institutions and draws attention to the importance of education for public health in improving population health. Dean Linda Fried (Columbia) served as guest editor of the online supplement.

Dean Donna Petersen (USF), Dean John Finnegan (Minnesota), and Dr. Harrison Spencer (ASPPH) co-authored an article that focuses on the ASPPH initiative, Framing the Future – Anticipating Change, Sparking Innovation: Framing the Future.

Additionally, ASPPH members authored the following articles: A Case for Seizing the Moment from Dean Linda Fried at the University of Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, Keeping the “Public” in Schools of Public Health from Dean Ayman El-Mohandes, Dr. Nick Freudenberg, Dr. Susan Klitzman, and Ms. Catherine Diamond at the CUNY School of Public Health, Curriculum Revitalization Initiative at Tulane from Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Innovations in Public Health Education: Promoting Professional Development and a Culture of Health from the University of Memphis School of Public Health, and Promoting Innovative Thinking from Dr. Roberta Ness at the University of Texas School of Public Health.