Weekly Edition – April 17, 2012
In this week’s edition
:: Public Health Unplugged | Conference abstract deadline April 18
Public Health Unplugged | Conference abstract deadline April 18
Public health in every state is experiencing shrinking funding sources, continued termination of programs, and a reduction in resources. As a professional community, public health is searching for viable solutions to overcome the reality of reduced capacity for public health related programs in Colorado.
“Public Health Unplugged: a platform for moving forward in a time of reduced funding” is the theme for the 2012 Public Health in the Rockies conference held in Pueblo, Colo. September 19-21. The conference will focus on:
• bridging unique partnerships across fields
• strategies and processes to strengthen the system
• moving forward with reduced funding
• best practices at all levels throughout Colorado communities and neighboring states
The 2012 Public Health in the Rockies Conference is accepting abstracts through Wednesday, April 18, 2012 5 p.m. MT. The conference planning committee invites abstract submissions from a person or persons wishing to present a:
• Skill building session (2 hours)
• Program/research “showcase” session (30 minutes)
• Program/research “showcase” session (1 hour – 2 sessions)
• Poster session
33rd Lillian Fountain Smith Conference
The Colorado State University Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition invites you register for the annual Lillian Fountain Smith Conference, June 7-8, 2012 in Fort Collins, Colo.
The 2012 conference, “Health Aging through the Life Cycle” is designed to provide current and objective information in human nutrition. Continuing education units are available.
Congratulations to MPH-community health education student Danya Carroll, recently awarded the James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The fellowship is a 9-week summer program that provides graduate students a comprehensive public health research experience in the field of infectious diseases focus, complemented by clinical and public health leadership opportunities.
Congratulations to MPH-community health education student Amanda Skenadore, recent recipient of an internship with the Urban Indian Health Program. Amanda will work help evaluate programs for the Fresno Indian Health Clinic.
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