Public Health in a Time of Change: Charting the course for health policy, population health, and evidence-based prevention (On-demand webinar)

2 modules

Course Length
90 mins

Region IV Public Health Training Center

12 Oct 2021



Note: This is a recording of a webinar held on March 6. 2017.

Training Overview

This webinar will focus on the efforts to strengthen and adapt public health to address the current health needs of the population at a moment of change and uncertainty. Auerbach will share his experiences and observations as a leader at the local, state and federal levels including the CDC.  And he will describe the work of the agency he now oversees - the Trust for America's Health - as it charts a course in the current health policy debates in Washington and around the nation.

The course contains two modules: a content module and a resources and evaluation module. After accessing both modules, learners will earn a certificate of completion. When the certificate is available, learners will see a Certificate button on their dashboard.

This recording is approximately 90 minutes. There are no prerequisites. Participants will need a broadband internet connection (Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred browsers) and computer speakers. For technical support, please contact

About the Trainer

John Auerbach leads TFAH’s work to protect the health of every community and make disease prevention a national priority. Previously, he was the Associate Director for Policy at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, focusing on promotion of public health and prevention as components of health care, payment reform and health system transformation. He was also director of the Institute on Urban Health Research & Practice at Northeastern University.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31680, Public Health Training Centers for $4,348,992. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.


By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:


  • Describe the impact of federal policy decision-making on the promotion of prevention services within the health care system
  • Discuss the various types of population health activities within the health care and public health sectors - and the implications of each type to health outcomes
  • Explain the evidence base for preventive clinical services and for community-wide interventions



By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Certificate of Completion for Online Module

Public Health in a Time of Change: Charting the course for health policy, population health, and evidence-based prevention (On-demand webinar)
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