Introduction to Public Health

In an effort to build competencies and improve the understanding of public health, Introduction to Public Health in Indiana was developed. This seven-module course gives learners the opportunity to explore the foundations of public health in science, in the world, and at a local level.

This course is a tutorial for a variety of audiences from those new to public health to county commissioners to health practitioners. This free online course contains seven modules with accompanying surveys in our Online Learning Hub!

  • Module 1: Understanding Public Health
  • Module 2: The Mission of Public Health
  • Module 3: Public Health is Global Health
  • Module 4: Public Health in the United States
  • Module 5: Public Health in Indiana
  • Module 6: Public Health in Your Community
  • Module 7: The Public Health Professional

For more information, contact Andrea Janota.

Course oferings

  • Logic Models
  • Organizational Management Theory
  • Workforce Education Report
  • Getting the Data You Need
  • Getting the Data You Need Pt 2
  • Coaching and Feedback
  • REAL - Collecting and Using Patient Race, Ethnicity, and Language Information to Promote Health Care Equity
  • 10 Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Training
  • Worksite Wellness
  • Transportation and Successful Communities
  • Food Safety
  • Methods Utilized in Public Health Laboratories and Their Impact on Communicable Disease Investigations
  • Lead Paint
  • HPV Epidemiology / Natural history, mechanisms of HPV-related cancer, and development of HPV vaccines
  • Impulsivity and Risk-Taking
  • Public Health Ethics: A Study of Henrietta Lacks and Hela Cells
  • Medical Home Learning Collaborative
  • Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)
  • What Are The Similarities Between Making Health Policy and Making Sausage
  • Environmental Health Challenges in Indiana: A Panel Discussion

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