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ASPPH Presents Webinar Series: Using Exercises to Measure Preparedness, August 6

ASPPH, in cooperation with the CDC Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response and the Harvard Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (Harvard PERLC), is presenting a free webinar for faculty of ASPPH-member schools and programs of public health and Federal, state, local, and tribal governmental public health practice partners. The webinar titled Using Exercises to Measure Preparedness will be held on Thursday, August 6 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Eastern. This webinar will focus on the use of emergency preparedness exercises to measure public health system preparedness and present the use of an online tool designed to develop performance checklists for use during exercises. Dr. Paul Biddinger, vice chairman for emergency preparedness in the department of emergency medicine at Massachusetts general hospital and director preparedness & emergency response exercise program, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Dr. Elena Savoia, scientist, department of biostatistics and deputy director preparedness & emergency response learning center, also at Harvard will be the featured speakers.

Click here for more information and to register. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email with details on how to join the webinar. There will be time at the end of the presentation for attendees to ask questions. Eligible attendees may receive one Certified in Public Health (CPH) continuing education credit for participating in the webinar.

For more information about the webinar, contact Ms. Rachel Eisenstein, ASPPH program manager, at reisenstein@aspph.org.