SECTION ON PUBLIC HEALTH AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE
The Section on Public Health creates a forum for deliberation of relevant issues in public health, and provides information for the development of health policy. The Section brings together public health professionals from all across the region to study public health problems and assess potential responses. Section events are listed on the College's Calendar of Events. The Section is chaired by Robert G. Sharrar, MD, MSc.
Membership in the Section is open to all. Section Members pay dues that go toward the cost of programming and mailings to its members.
Membership Fee: $40
Free for students
You can apply using this Application Form.
Pay dues online HERE.
If you have any questions, please contact Meredith Sellers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2016 - 17 SECTION EVENTS
When the Smoke Clears: Why the Tobacco Pandemic Endures
September 26, 2016 | 6:30-8:30pm
Speaker: Alan Blum, MD, Director, Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society, University of Alabama. Co-sponsored with the Section on Medicine & the Arts.
Public Health Leadership Luncheon for active members of the Section
October 13, 2016 | 11:30am-1:30pm
PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS ( Three )
Tobacco, Retail Stores and the Marketing of Disease
October 19, 2016 | 5:30-8:00pm
Speakers: Cheryl Bettigole, MD, MPH, Philadelphia Department of Public Health; Frank Leone, MD, MS, University of Pennsylvania; Jennifer Ibrahim, PhD, MA, MPH, Temple University College of Public Health.
Housing as Factor in Asthma in Philadelphia Children
February 15, 2017 | 5:30-8:00pm
Poverty as a Public Health Issue
May 24, 2017 | 5:30-8:00pm
Teen Health Week
January 9-13, 2017
Educating teens about good health habits
Public Health Day
April 3, 2017 | 8:30am-12pm
Public health professionals present their work
Student Poster Session
May 9, 2017 | 4:00-7:30pm
Public health students present their work