School of Public Health and Information Sciences at the University of Louisville. Susan Muldoon, Ph.D., M.P.H. Associate Dean for Student Affairs School of Public Health and Information Sciences University of Louisville [email protected] University of Louisville – A Brief History.
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Susan Muldoon, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
School of Public Health and Information Sciences
University of Louisville
We will research? extend the domain of public health to include all factors in the public’s health
We will pursue health information sciences as an inseparable aspect of public health
We will work for close integration of individual health, health care, and public health.SPHIS’ Vision
University of Louisville research?, Louisville Metro government and Jefferson County Public Schools
A total of 26,000 employees, 120,000 students, thousands of vehicles and hundreds of buildings
create an infrastructure that leads to waste reduction, energy efficiency and improved health and education for childrenPartnership for a green city
Research and information-sharing vital
3 major thrusts
Environmental managementUof L helps fertilize “Green City” with ideas
In 1979, OCAW requested a study of the health effects from occupational exposures at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PORTS).A cohort study revealed statistically non-significant elevated SMRs . In 2001, NIOSH was asked by DoE to conduct studies at the Paducah plant.
The Universities of Louisville, Kentucky, and Cincinnati commenced a NIOSH-funded study of the workforce through 2003.
Source: Department of Energy
‘Its amazing what you can see when you look...” research? Yogi Berra
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