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1 Mentoring Organization Registry (MOR) This project was developed for 2015 National Public Health Week to help educators engage high school and early college students in public health activities, volunteerism and careers. Our public health organizations look forward to hearing from you and working with you to make this next generation the healthiest yet. Pamela Kilbey-Fox, MPH Katie Martin, PhD Cyndi Billian Stern, MA, MPH CT Public Health Association Mentoring Organization Registry National Public Health Week

2 What is Public Health? Everything we do to PREVENT and PROTECT populations from disease, disasters and injury. Everything we do to PROMOTE good health, from access to healthy food, clean air and water, to walkable neighborhoods, to policies and information that help everyone LIVE WELL. CT Public Health Association Mentoring Organization Registry 2015

3 What is Public Health? What is Public Health? The Difference Between Public Health and Medical Care What is Public Health? CT Public Health Association Mentoring Organization Registry 2015

4 What are Some Careers in Public Health? Epidemiologists Environmental Health Professionals Emergency Responders Health Policymakers Healthcare Managers Health Educators Health Information Technologists Occupational Health and Safety Professionals Outcomes Researchers Nutritionists Public Health Physicians and Nurses CT Public Health Association Mentoring Organization Registry 2015

5 What is Public Health? videos This is Public Health (3 minutes) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQkGx6gRGIY&list=UUHlzppBTg2w8NbZOIWbb 5Yg From Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, shows how how public health impacts our daily lives. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQkGx6gRGIY&list=UUHlzppBTg2w8NbZOIWbb 5Yg The Healthiest Nation in One Generation (2.38 min) generation Award winning video from the American Public Health Association. generation What surprised you the most? Which video did you like the most? CT Public Health Association Mentoring Organization Registry 2015

6 Power of Evidence: Public Health Statistics The Magic Washing Machine (9:15 minutes) ne ne. Hans Rosling, physician, statistician and world health expert, shows how developing nations are becoming healthier and wealthier using playful, animated statistical software! CT Public Health Association Mentoring Organization Registry 2015

7 Social Determinants of Health **Unnatural Causes trailer (4:42 min) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uE7v5cHlH DQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uE7v5cHlH DQ This video begins to explain how a person’s zip code can have greater influence on their health than their genetic code. important-to-health-than-genetic/vCZCt9/#__federated=1 A newscast covers the CDC study that concludes where you live can have an enormous impact on your health. CT Public Health Association Mentoring Organization Registry 2015

8 Preventing Disease, Promoting Health Public Health Wash Your Hands: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycDkw_gThhc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycDkw_gThhc This culturally sensitive video, produced by Newtown HS Public Health 101 Students, won a World Health Organization Award. Basic knowledge regarding hand washing, from the Public Health perspective. What are the root causes of the problems that this video addresses? Does the video appeal to a variety of viewer? Is it culturally sensitive? CT Public Health Association Mentoring Organization Registry 2015

9 Preventing Disease, Promoting Health 17 Facts About E-Cigarettes That Might Surprise You (2 minutes) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oV10yTIaFgM What surprised you? Are e-cigarettes just cigarettes in disguise? Who manufactures them? What policies could address this problem and who might be opposed? CT Public Health Association Mentoring Organization Registry 2015

10 Vaccinations The HPV Vaccine, and Youth Should Get It: Healthcare Triage The HPV Vaccine, and Youth Should Get It: Healthcare Triage Human Papillomaviruses (HPV) are the cause of genital warts and a number of cancers. This video covers HPV, how the HPV vaccine works, and myths and realities about this vaccine and others. CT Public Health Association Mentoring Organization Registry 2015 Preventing Disease, Promoting Health

11 Teen Pregnancy/STDs Huffington Post reviews Chicago's Teen Preganacy Prevention Campaign (10 min.) CT Public Health Association Mentoring Organization Registry 2015 U NEXPECTED ? M OST TEEN PREGNANCIES AND STD S ARE. U SE A CONDOM OR WAIT. Preventing Disease, Promoting Health Is this an effective message? Why?

12 Environmental Health: Healthy by Design What Makes a Community Healthy? (2 minutes) what-makes-community-healthy-or-unhealthy what-makes-community-healthy-or-unhealthy From the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation CT Public Health Association Mentoring Organization Registry 2015

13 Environmental Health Built Environment and Public Health (5:24 min) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7TiDS6hcJI This video describes the impact that the built environment has on improving physical activity, decreasing obesity, social isolation and its relationship to a healthier community. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7TiDS6hcJI CT Public Health Association Mentoring Organization Registry 2015 What is the built environment like in your community? How can you help to improve it? Who/what groups do you need to help?

14 Environmental Health CT Public Health Association Mentoring Organization Registry 2015 The Water Crisis 2.50 Minutes Matt Damon, narrator, supporter and spokesperson of this international organization, states striking facts about the importance of access to clean water worldwide, noting, “More people have cellphones than toilets.” What surprised you the most about this video/topic? What are some solutions to improve health outcomes covered in this video…and how can you help?

15 This project was developed for the CT Public Health Association Mentoring Organization Registry by Cyndi Billian Stern, MA, MPH Billian Stern Consulting, LLC for CPHA Linda Bergonzi-King, MPH Chair, American Public Health Association Film Festival Tarena Gadsden, MPH Candidate Southern CT State University CT Public Health Association Mentoring Organization Registry 2015

16 CPHA Mentoring Organization Registry American Cancer Society Black Women’s Health Council Central CT Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Central Connecticut Health District Chesprocott Health District Connecticut Children's Medical Center Danbury Health and Housing Department CT Association of Directors of Health CT Department of Public Health CT Partnership for Public Health Workforce Dev. Danbury Health and Housing Department Delta Omega Beta Rho, University of CT East Hartford Dept. of Health and Human Serv. East Shore Health District Farmington Valley Health District Guilford Health Department Hartford Health and Human Services Dept. Health Occupations Students of America, CT Health and Equity, LLC Hispanic Health Council Institute of Community Research Ledge Light Health District Meriden Dept. of Health and Human Services New Britain Health Department New Haven Health Department Newtown Health Department Planned Parenthood of Southern New England Plainville-Southington Regional Health District Southern CT State Univ. Dept., of Public Health Southern CT State Univ, Public Health Society Southwestern CT Area Health Education Center University of St. Joseph University of Hartford University of CT Master of Public Health Program University of CT, Public Health Student Org. West Haven Health Department Yale School of Public Health Yale Emerging Infections Program CT Public Health Association Mentoring Organization Registry 2015


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