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Creighton celebrates National Public Health Week

Apr 1, 2022
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Dr. Margaret Hamburg

The Master of Public Health program in the School of Medicine’s Department of Clinical Research and Public Health is celebrating National Public Health Week, Public Health Is Where You Are, April 4-10. The first event is an on-demand webinar featuring Margaret Hamburg, MD, former commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and is available for all Creighton faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members to watch below.

Dr. Hamburg is an internationally recognized leader in science, medicine, and public health. She currently serves as the Interim Vice President for Biological Programs and Policy at the Nuclear Threat Initiative. Some of her previously work includes FDA commissioner, assistant secretary of health, and the president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

A World Health Day Conversation with Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Global Health Leader and Innovator

Objectives:

  • Describe what the Coalition of Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI’s) is and how it is preparing the global public health community for future epidemics and pandemics.
  • Identify ways to achieve greater equity in vaccine distribution not just for COVID-19 but also for other childhood illnesses.
  • Discuss the major public health concerns arising from the large migration of refugees during a war or natural disaster such as occurring now in eastern Europe and what infrastructures can best address those concerns.

See the Creighton University Presents: National Public Health Week website full list of virtual events featuring notable public health educators and advocates. Please join us to learn more about making a difference with public health.

Any questions, please contact MPH@creighton.edu.