Presentation on theme: "Michigan State University Program in Public Health"— Presentation transcript:
1 Michigan State University Program in Public Health P. Greg Gulick, JD, MHA, MBAAssistant ProfessorJuly 19, 2013
2 Agenda Background on Program in Public Health The 10 Essential Public Health ServicesOur Focus on Preparing Students for the WorkforceQuestions
3 MSU Program in Public Health Established in 2009Michael Rip, PhD – Director100% onlineWeekly modules – no self-studyLectures every weekOver 500 students and alumniPart of the College of Human Medicine
4 MSU Program in Public Health Core Courses – 18 creditsHM801 – Intro to Public HealthHM802 – Biostatistics for Public HealthHM803 – Epidemiology and Public HealthHM804 – Public Health AdministrationHM805 – Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public HealthHM806 – Environmental Factors of HealthElectives – 18 CreditsOver 50 Elective coursesCulminating Experience – 6 creditsTotal credits for MPH = 42 credits
5 Culminating Experience HM891 – Intro to Public Health Practicum (1 credit)HM892 – Public Health Practicum (Credits vary, generally 3 credits)Internship-like experienceHM893 – Public Health Capstone (2 credits)Paper incorporating all aspects of core Public Health curriculum
6 International Opportunities Mexico – 1 week experienceGhana – 3 week experienceBrazil – 3 week experienceSouth American (Peru, Costa Rica, or El Salvador)
7 Graduate Certificates Counterfeit PharmaceuticalsPublic Health AdministrationPublic Health InformaticsTelemedicine/eHealth/mHealth in Public HealthCore Disciplines of Public HealthChronic Disease in Public Health (in development)Urban Public Health (in development)
8 Certificate in Telemedicine/eHealth/mHealth Four Courses (12 credits)HM851 – Intro to Telemedicine, Telehealth and eHealth as Applied to Public HealthHM883 – mHealth, Social Media and Games in Public HealthHM884 – Decision Making and Technology Assessment in Healthcare and Public HealthHM885 – Health Information Technology and Telehealth Technology as Applied to Public Health
9 10 Essential Public Health Services Monitor health status to identify community health problems.Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community.Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.Mobilize community partnerships to identify and solve health problems.Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety.Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable.Assure a competent public health and personal healthcare workforce.Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services.Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.
10 10 Essential Public Health Services Incorporated into every classCore Curriculum MappingD2L – PortfolioPapers (writing samples)Research ProposalsBusiness PlansVideosGames
11 Preparing Students for the Workforce Practicum ExperienceNo tenured faculty – all faculty have some real- world experience (most work full-time or part- time within the healthcare system)Partnerships with our Practicum SitesFeedback from Public Health Professionals
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