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Center of Excellence in Public Health Workforce Research and Policy at the University of Kentucky College of Public Health. Co-Directors: F. Douglas Scutchfield, MD and Cynthia D. Lamberth, MPH, CPH. COEWRP. Objectives:
Co-Directors: F. Douglas Scutchfield, MD and Cynthia D. Lamberth, MPH, CPH
at University of Michigan School of Public Health
Acting Director, Division of Measurement & Analytic Methods, Epidemiology and Analysis Program Office (proposed),Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Project Officer for Centers of Excellence
Joan Hansen Grabe Dean
School of Nursing Hunter College, CUNY
Senior Advisor for Public Health Workforce to HRSA Bureau of Health Professions, and
Adjunct Professor, UNC Gillings School of Public Health, and Duke University School of Medicine
Carol A. Gotway Crawford, PhD
Epidemiology and Analysis Program Office (proposed)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
June 8, 2010
Workforce and Career Development
Conduct research to improve public health workforce-related recruitment, retention,and training.
Source:CDC. Advancing the nation’s health: a guide to public health research needs, 2006–2015. Atlanta, GA: US Department of Health and Human Services, CDC; 2006. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/od/science/PHResearch/cdcra/.
Develop and promote a universal language, shared priorities, and standards
Build an empirical foundation for decision making
Create general methodologic approaches for measurement and analysis
Develop a comprehensive evaluation framework
Conduct research to establish the connection between policies and outcomes
Disseminate/ translate research findings to guide development of recommendations/ guidelines, and future direction
Public Health Workforce Research: Strategic Development
GOAL:To provide public health decision makers with the scientific research necessaryto support coordinated, systematic, empirically driven, evidence-based public health workforce and career development planning,program, and policy efforts that ensure a competent, diverse, sustainable,and prepared public health workforce necessary to improve health outcomes.
Outcome: Evidence-based recommendations for programs and policymakerson workforce investments.
Summary of the Survey and ThinkTank of the National Advisors
Keeneland, 20 April, 2010
Hugh H. Tilson MD, DrPH
a word from
Or any persons
Living or dead!
…because the Nation and States need help from our leadership …a.k.a. YOU! And because DHHS is in the throes of its own health care reform!!