Free Webinars in July from CALPACT

Want to learn health communications techniques? Or how to strengthen your core without doing crunches? Attend these free webinars designed to strengthen your core competencies and capabilities. Learn more for free about county health profiles, public health accreditation, punching up your PowerPoints, and/or predicting emerging infectious diseases.

* County Health Status Profiles?Unique Value to California
Wednesday July 17, 10:30-11:30am
* Public Health Accreditation – Shaping the Future of Public Health
Thursday July 18, 11:00am – noon
* Tips and Tricks for an Engaging PowerPoint Presentation
Tuesday July 23, 10:30-11:30am
* Predicting the Unpredictable: Identifying Emerging Infectious Diseases at
the Human-Domestic Animal-Wildlife Interface
Wednesday July 24, 10:30-11:30am

Listen and learn about county health status profiles from your colleagues on Wednesday, July 17! The speakers, all from CDPH, are:
-John Rudzinskas, MBA, author, Research Program Specialist I
-Alicia Van Hoy, MA, independent peer reviewer, Research Program
Specialist I
-Scott Fujimoto, MD, MPH, Medical Advisor, and Evaluator
-Elaine Bilot, MA, MS, Research Manager I

On Thursday, July 18, Loriann DeMartini, PharmD, CDPH’s Deputy Director, Office of Quality Performance and Accreditation will present on Public Health Accreditation – Shaping the Future of Public Health.

Want to learn tips and tricks to spice up your PowerPoint presentations? On Tuesday, July 23, CDPH’s own Tammy Pilisuk, MPH, Health Educator at the Immunization Branch in Richmond will show you how to take your PowerPoint presentations from ?blah? into ?ta-da.? Learn how to critique your own slides, add visual interest, and connect with your audience.

Find out more about identifying emerging infectious diseases in a webinar on Wednesday July 24 from speaker Jonna AK Mazet, DVM, MPVM, PhD Professor of Epidemiology & Disease Ecology; Director, One Health Institute & Wildlife Health Center; Global Director, PREDICT Project of USAID Emerging Pandemic Threats Program.

CALPACT is a public health training center funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) in 2010. The mission of CALPACT is to provide professional development training to working public health professionals in northern California, Hawaii, and the Pacific Islands by hosting webinars, group training meetings, conferences, and online materials. CALPACT includes the public health schools and programs at UC Berkeley, CSU Fresno,University of Hawaii, and UC Davis.

More about these free webinars including how to register is available on the CALPACT website.