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Iowa Associate Dean Appointed to ASTHO Public Health Community Platform Steering Committee

Mr. Christopher Atchison, associate dean for public health practice in the University of Iowa College of Public Health and director of the University of Iowa Hygienic Lab, has been appointed to serve as the representative from the Association of Public Health Laboratories on the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials’ (ASTHO) Public Health Community Platform Steering Committee. The Public Health Community Platform, funded by the CDC, will be a cloud-based system for public health data exchange within and between state, localities, tribes, and territories. The steering committee will have broad representation from the public health community and will be focused on reviewing and providing guidance on the technical, sustainability, and governance assessments undertaken in year one of this project.