Public Health Workforce Development: A Call to Action

Project Overview (PDF)

3rd Funding Cycle Development Award

Project Start Date: July 1, 2007
Project End Date: June 30, 2008 - No Cost Extension Through December 31, 2008
Award Amount: $50,000

Project Goal Statement: This project will develop a deliberate and transparent collaborative plan between statewide public health system partners to advance the state health plan system priority of a diverse, sufficient, and competent public health workforce.

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  Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Wisconsin Public Health Association
Additional Community Partner Organization Names:

  • Wisconsin Area Health Education Center
  • Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards
  • Wisconsin Division of Public Health
  Academic Partners:

Primary Academic Partner: Peter Layde, MD, MSc, Department of Population Health
Additional Academic Partners:

  • Kirsten Gruebling, MPH, Department of Population Health
  • Jenny Her, Department of Population Health
  Project Progress Summary Reports:
  Affiliated Web Pages:
  Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Call to Action Report - distributed at:
    • WPHA-WALHDAB Conference, July 2008
    • PHN Conference
    • PHN Conference – Academic-Practice Linkage Dinner
    • WPHA Day at the Capitol
    • Minority Health Leadership Group
    • Public Health Council
    • Healthiest Wisconsin 2020 Strategic Leadership Team
    • DPH Regional Office Directors
    • EdTrAC meeting, DPH Bureaus
    • Tribal Health Centers
    • Federally Qualified Health Centers
    • Area Health Education Centers
    • PHET
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