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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 INFORMATION

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 msellers@collegeofphysicians.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.

Register HERE.

 


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.

Register HERE.

 

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

 

 

ANNUAL EVENTS

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

 

 

 


 

 




Image of one of our Public Health Speakers
Public Health Day 2014