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Reflections on Public Health Ten Years After 9/11

September 22, 2011. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, we hear audience reflections on the impact of September 11, 2001 and following events have had on both your agency and on you as a public health professional.

Quick Facts

Topics: Bioterrorism, Emergency Preparedness & Disasters, Infectious Disease & Immunizations

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

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Description

Many of us have personal stories of the events of September 11, 2001 and of the anthrax contaminations one month later. These changed our roles as public health professionals, and affected the priorities and structures of our public health programs and organizations. In this one hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, we hear audience reflections on the impact these events have had on both your agency and on you as a public health professional.

Air date: September 22, 2011

Learning Objectives

  • Describe some of the changes in public health over the last ten years as a result of the 9/11 attacks and the anthrax contaminations of 2001.

Intended Audience

Local and state public health practitioners; Local and state emergency management staff; Public health nurses

Slides

Quick Facts

Topics: Bioterrorism, Emergency Preparedness & Disasters, Infectious Disease & Immunizations

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

Presenter

Susan Allan, MD, JD, MPH, has been the Director of the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice and Associate Professor at the University of Washington School of Public Health since July 2008. Her education includes: MD from Harvard Medical School, JD from Harvard Law School, and MPH from Johns Hopkins. She is board certified in Preventive Medicine/General Public Health, and is a Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine.

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