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New Assessment Highlights Breadth and Depth of Looming Public Health Workforce Crisis
Date:2/25/2008

Expert Panel to Discuss Significant Health and Safety Impacts, What Needs

to Be Done

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ --

WHAT: The Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) recently

completed an assessment of the public health workforce shortage --

the first of its kind -- and is hosting a briefing to discuss its

findings and recommended actions.

WHY: The U.S. faces a public health workforce crisis, and the current

public health workforce is inadequate to meet the health needs of

the U.S. and global population. Without enough public health

workers protecting us where we live, work and play, we are all

vulnerable to serious health risks. Public health doctors and

nurses, epidemiologists, and health care educators + administrators

work to protect us from communicable diseases, prevent

environmental hazards and chronic diseases, and help communities

prepare for disasters. Leading experts agree we don't have enough

trained public health workers today and will have even less

tomorrow if we don't act soon.

WHEN: February 27, 2008 1:00 - 2:00 PM

WHERE: The United States Capitol Room S-120

WHO:

Linda Rosenstock, MD, MPH

Dean, University of California at Los Angeles School of Public Health

Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

(1994-2000)

Ciro Sumaya, MD, MPHTM

Dean, Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health

Director of the Health Resources and Services Administration (1994-1997)

Earl Hunter, MA

Commissioner, South Carolina Dept. of Health and Environmental Control

Michael Klag, MD, MPH

Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

PLEASE RSVP to Michael Kenny | Tel: (202) 448-9500 | Email:

mjkenny@cgagroup.com


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