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 everyone. Section Members pay dues that go toward the cost of programming and mailings to its members.
Membership Fee: $40
Free for students
Does Global Warming Matter?
December 11, 2014
Professor John Mutter PhD, MSc, from the Earth Institute of Columbia University will speak on “Does Global Warming Matter?” Dr. Mutter’s research examines questions concerning the role of natural disasters in economic development and human welfare.
Public Health Day
April 6, 2015
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Presentations by public health professionals describing their work in the Delaware Valley area. It is your opportunity to showcase your accomplishments.
Student Poster Session
May 5, 2015
4:00 to 8:00 PM
Local students present their research work. Last year more than 70 posters were presented. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet the public health leaders of tomorrow.