Saturday, February 7, 2015

APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government

The APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government is designed to provide a unique public policy learning experience, to demonstrate the value of science-government interaction, and to make a contribution to enhancing public health science and practical knowledge in government. The overarching goals are to increase the capac­ity of public health professionals to inform the discussions and the decisions of the individuals and institutions that influence or determine policies and to provide relevant expertise and analysis to support decision-makers confronting increasingly complex issues.

The fellowship aims to:
  • Establish and nurture critical links between federal decision makers and public health professionals;
  • Educate public health professionals about the legislative process and the skills necessary to be successful including the ability to translate complex public health issues into legislative, regulatory and policy initiatives;
  • Foster positive exchanges between public health professionals and policymakers; and
  • Increase the visibility and impact public health professional in the policy arena.
You can learn more and apply for this fellowship here:

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