Top 5 Photos from Tuesday, June 7:
Members participate in “Trial by Fire – Moot Court,” a mock trial involving laboratory evidence and testing.
Georges Dahourou, laboratory services advisor, CDC (former sr. lab advisor for APHL) discusses the role of the laboratory in tracking the epidemiology of the cholera outbreak in Haiti.
Ayman El-Mohandes, MBBCH, MD, MPH, Dean, College of Public Health, University of Nebraksa, explains the connection between the health status of communities and their sense of empowerment.
Stan Inhorn, emeritus member of APHL, and his wife enjoying the APHL awards luncheon with John Ridderhof, PhD, acting senior advisor for planning, CDC, LS3PO.
Top 10 Tweets:
• Go_Vikes: According to WHO, 25% of HIV deaths worldwide are due to TB. #APHL
• aphlkim: John Ridderhof gives overview of TB, global picture worse than US. (Check out Lab Matters Winter Issue on TB! http://bit.ly/fsvigU) #APHL
• TravisJobe: Global Health is an integral program serving #APHL’s strategic plan, as described by Dr. Dave Mills
•LSlayden: Dr Crouch says as a microbiologist he focused on the tree; in public health, we watch over the entire forest #aphl
• JBP_EH Dr. Ayman El-Mohandes gives the #aphl Katie Kelley distinguished lecture – says his heart will always be with the lab.
• Sikhasingh: Dr. El-Mohandes: when the INDIVIDUAL & the COMMUNITY influence health outcomes is when you generally achieve the best results. #aphl
• TravisJobe: Dr. May Chu says that unprecedented budget cuts are reason for public health labs to re-look at how to survive and adapt. #aphl
• LSlayden: Dr Pat Luedtke salutes Dr Caryln Collins w the 2011 #APHL Presidential Award; crowd murmurs approval as labs remember her remarkable career.
• CathyAPHL: How do you support and develop the next generation of PH leaders in your state? Inquirying minds at #aphl want to hear your story.
• scottjbecker Social network mapping is very closely related to the #aphl’s L-SIP initiative. If you haven’t engaged in L-SIP now’s the time