The People, Power, and Pride of Public Health

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About this course: The People, Power, and Pride of Public Health provides an engaging overview of the incredible accomplishments and promise of the public health field. The first module includes interviews with legendary public health figures whose work led to millions of lives saved with vaccines, air bags and car seats, and the federal Women Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program. The second module brings key public health tools to life -- including use of data, communications, and policy - through discussions with experienced professionals who have used these tools to save lives. The third module includes a "Carpool Karaoke"-style trip through Baltimore County, Maryland with NA…

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About this course: The People, Power, and Pride of Public Health provides an engaging overview of the incredible accomplishments and promise of the public health field. The first module includes interviews with legendary public health figures whose work led to millions of lives saved with vaccines, air bags and car seats, and the federal Women Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program. The second module brings key public health tools to life -- including use of data, communications, and policy - through discussions with experienced professionals who have used these tools to save lives. The third module includes a "Carpool Karaoke"-style trip through Baltimore County, Maryland with NACCHO President Dr. Umair Shah to see and hear real public health workers talking about how they serve their communities. Learners will come away from this course with a deeper understanding of the public health field and a greater enthusiasm for their own work in public health. Preview the course on YouTube: goo.gl/RXKbUr

Who is this class for: The primary audience for the People, Power, and Pride of Public Health are individuals working in any capacity in local and state health departments. The course aims to connect them to the grand tradition - and to the exciting present - of action in public health. Others who will enjoy the course include students, community members, and anyone interested in learning more about what public health has accomplished - and what it is really like today.

Created by:  Johns Hopkins University
  • Taught by:  Beth A. Resnick, MPH, Associate Scientist

    Health Policy and Management
  • Taught by:  Joshua Sharfstein, MD, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice

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Syllabus


WEEK 1


Pride: The Success of Public Health
In this module, we’ll hear from three public health heroes about some incredible accomplishments that have saved millions of lives in the United States and around the world.


8 videos expand


  1. Video: Hib Vaccine Introduction
  2. Video: Santosham Interview
  3. 讨论提示: The Public Health Team
  4. Video: Road Safety Introduction
  5. Video: Baker Interview
  6. 讨论提示: Public Health Inventions
  7. Video: WIC Program Introduction
  8. Video: Paige Interview
  9. 讨论提示: Research Built on Trust
  10. Video: Fraser Introduction
  11. Video: Fraser Interview

Graded: Public Health Victories

WEEK 2


Power: The Tools of Public Health
In this module, we’ll discuss examples of how public health saves lives with data, messaging, and policy changes.


6 videos expand


  1. Video: Public Health Surveillance Introduction
  2. Video: Lucy Wilson & Megan Wallace Interview
  3. 讨论提示: Counting Cases
  4. Video: Public Health Communication Introduction
  5. Video: Rosie Henson Interview
  6. 讨论提示: Memorable messages
  7. 讨论提示: Reaching Everyone
  8. Video: Public Health Policy Introduction
  9. Video: Congressman Henry Waxman Interview
  10. 讨论提示: Helping Those at Highest Risk

Graded: Public Health Tools

WEEK 3


People: Public Health in our Communities
In this module, Harris County Health Officer Dr. Umair Shah drives “carpool karaoke”- style around Baltimore County, Maryland to hear from real health department workers about their work.


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  1. Video: People of Public Health Introduction
  2. Video: Derek: Disease Investigation
  3. Video: Terry: Emergency Preparedness
  4. 讨论提示: Invisible Partners?
  5. Video: Mary: Home Nursing
  6. Video: Tyler: Environmental Inspection
  7. 讨论提示: Supporting Health Workers
  8. Video: Doing Good and Doing Well in Public Health
  9. 讨论提示: Reaching Every Part of the Community

Graded: Module 3 Quiz
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