Category: Track 1 - Building and Sustaining Resilient Communities.

58 - Developing and Implementing an Emergency Preparedness Course for Masters of Public Health (MPH) Program Core Curriculum to Promote Workforce Development

Thursday, Apr 27
10:00 AM – 3:30 PM

This presentation will summarize the planning process for a new MPH course in emergency preparedness and seek professional feedback from subject matter experts to help inform and prioritize course content. The course will contribute to career development for future public health professionals within the specialty of emergency preparedness

Sara S. Plaspohl

Assistant Professor Health Sciences and MPH Program Coordinator
Armstrong State University
Savannah, Georgia

I have 38 years of experience in the field of public health, and have taught full-time in public health program since 2010 at public institution within the University System of Georgia. I had a course in emergency preparedness during my doctoral studies, and am now developing a similar course for MPH students at my university.