Outbreak Investigation

Outbreak Investigation Time frame: 1-2 days Instructor: Kim Brunette, MPH, NC Center for Public Health Preparedness Topics included: Outbreak investigation process Objectives: Study the step-by-step process of detecting, verifying, and investigating an outbreak. This course is offered in three formats: online, CD ROM, face-to-face. Class size: 20-40 Approximate times available per year: 1

Sharon Fryar Height

12th Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health Sharon Fryar Height Sharon Fryar Height was born in Sampson County, North Carolina, a region whose rich soil is known for its private and commercial tobacco farms that make up North Carolina’s historic “Tobacco Road.” Sharon received her Bachelor of Arts degree from… Read more »

2003 Cosponsors, partnerships, endorsements

      SPONSORS UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Minority Student Caucus Minority Health Project Office of Student Affairs North Carolina Institute for Public Health        

Yvonne T. Maddox, PhD

  9th Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health Dr. Yvonne T. Maddox Dr. Yvonne Thompson Maddox is the deputy director of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), a position she has held since January 1995. In this role, Dr. Maddox guides… Read more »

2001 Abstracts, presentation slides, and handouts

  Click image to open a PDF of the slides.   William D. Hobson, MS   Current Needs and Current Issues in Minority Health Research           Click image to open a PDF of the slides.   Camara P. Jones, MD, MPH, PhD   Naming Racism   Learning Objectives: To provide a… Read more »

Nicholas Freudenberg, DrPH

15th Annual Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on Minority Health Dr. Nicholas Freudenberg Nicholas Freudenberg, DrPH, is Distinguished Professor of Urban Public Health at Hunter College, City University of New York. From 1997-2003, he was Director of the Program in Urban Public Health, an MPH program that prepares public health professionals to promote health and… Read more »

Preventing accidents, injuries and violence

Preventing accidents, injuries and violence May 16, 2012 Every child on the playground thinks she’s invincible. Watch one swinging skyward; another, rock climbing. In our adult lives, despite accidents, injuries and violence, we all too often live as if we were invincible, too. But through all stages of life, we need protective policies and practices… Read more »

Disease Surveillance

Disease Surveillance Time frame: 1 day Instructor: Graduate student, NC Center for Public Health Preparedness Topics included: Surveillance Data sources and surveillance systems Data application Objectives: Define public health surveillance. Study data sources (tailored to location) and surveillance systems. Determine the uses of surveillance data. Class size: 20-40 Approximate times available per year: 1