Call for Applicants: 2013 APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government
The American Public Health Association (APHA), announces the call for applications for the 2013 APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government.
This is the sixth year that APHA is offering this fellowship which has been described as an "amazing" and "phenomenal" experience by previous fellows. Read the lessons learned from past fellows at http://www.apha.org/advocacy/fellowship/
Candidates must have strong public health credentials and be interested in spending one year in Washington, D.C. working in a congressional office on legislative and policy issues related to health, the environment or other public health concerns.
The fellowship will begin in January 2013 and continue through December 2013.The fellowship provides a unique learning experience and demonstrates the value and need for basing policy on sound science. Throughout the year, the fellow will gain a practical knowledge in government and how the public policy process works.
Applications and additional information are available at http://www.apha.org/advocacy/fellowship/. The application, including a CV and three letters of recommendation, are due to APHA by April 9, 2012. All candidates:
- Must be APHA members (membership information : http://www.apha.org/about/membership/ )
- Have five years experience as a public health professional beyond graduate or medical training
- Have a graduate degree in a public health or a related discipline.
For more information, please feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Announcing -- The Public Health Law Network launched its new name and website www.networkforphl.org/
A subtle name change to “The Network for Public Health Law” places an emphasis on “network” and the importance of connecting and collaborating.
Poster Sessions - Presented by the interns that were sponsored by the Office of Public Health
We hope that you were able to join our interns on October 21, 2011 as they presented to their peers, faculty and staff about their internship project(s) and experience. The UM SPH Poster sessions photos are posted on our Internship webpage.
NEW! Crosswalk: Michigan LPH Accreditation Program and PHAB’s National Accreditation Program
To aid in understanding how Michigan’s ongoing state-wide accreditation work may be used to support and assist in meeting national voluntary accreditation through PHAB, the Michigan Public Health Training Center funded a Crosswalk of the two programs. The Crosswalk was developed by Mary Kushion, MSA. (Download PDF of Crosswalk)
A limited number of the printed document is available. Please call Judith Compton at (734) 763-6526 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Visit the Office of Public Health Practice webpage on national accreditation & Michigan's health departments.