Are we already at the end of 2019?! While to many of us it felt like the year flew by, APHL staff, members and partners accomplished a LOT in an effort to protect the public’s health. In this episode, Scott Becker, APHL’s executive director, reviews some of the highlights of the year along with Gynene Sullivan, APHL’s manager of communications, who is finalizing our Annual Report.
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APHL: Lung Injury Response Associated with Vaping
CDC: Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with the Use of E-Cigarette, or Vaping, Products
APHL work on opioids
Data: Elemental to Health advocacy campaign
Supporting rapid exchange of public health data is urgent, crucial and laden with challenges
APHL AIMS Platform
Lab Matters (Fall 2019): Making Data Fly
NewSTEPs Data Repository
APHL Newborn Screening Systems Quality Improvement Projects Award Recipients Announced
APHL Public Health Laboratory Fellowships
APHL Emerging Leader Program
Lab Culture Ep. 9: What is the APHL Emerging Leader Program?
CDC: US Measles Cases and Outbreaks in 2019
“Launching Whole Genome Sequencing in the Public Health Realm” Lab Matters (Fall 2013)
Accreditation for Human and Animal Food Labs
Lab Culture Extra: Progress in Sierra Leone
APHL Global Health Program: Countries we serve
Global Laboratory Leadership Programme (GLLP)
Laboratory Response Network (LRN)
Lab Culture Ep. 20: 20 Years of the Laboratory Response Network
“Two Decades of Preparedness Excellence: The Laboratory Response Network” Lab Matters (Fall 2019)
The LRN’s job is to prepare, detect and respond. But what exactly does that mean?
Strengthening Lab Biosafety & Biosecurity
“Ensuring Readiness for Rabies in Puerto Rico” Lab Matters (Spring 2019)
“Public Health System Recovery in Full Swing: Hurricane Response in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands” Lab Matters (Spring 2019)
In Puerto Rico, a new molecular bacteriology lab allows better control of foodborne outbreaks
“US officials identify ‘strong culprit’ in vaping illnesses” Associated Press (video interview)