ASPPH Leaders Meet at CDC

December 19, 2018
ASPPH leaders
From left to right: Dr. Michael P. Eriksen, Dr. Laura Magaña, Dr. Robert R. Redfield, Dr. Sandro Galea, Dr. Gary E. Raskob, Dr. Linda Fried, and Dr. James W. Curran

Representatives of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), including James W. Curran, dean of the Rollins School of Public Health, gathered at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on December 17, 2018, to meet with CDC Director Robert R. Redfield. During the meeting, ASPPH representatives introduced themselves to Redfield, discussed ASPPH’s background and mission, and presented the ways in which the two organizations can continue to support one another in their joint missions of promoting health and preventing disease.  

In addition to Dr. Curran (who chairs ASPPH’s Global Health Committee) and Dr. Redfield, those present included: Dr. Michael P.  Eriksen, dean of Georgia State University School of Public Health; Dr. Laura Magaña, president and CEO of ASPPH; Dr. Sandro Galea, dean of Boston University School of Public Health; Dr. Gary E. Raskob, dean of the OU Hudson College of Public Health; and Dr. Linda Fried, dean of the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.

About ASPPH:

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) is a 501c3 membership organization located in Washington, DC.

The organization’s mission is to strengthen the capacity of members by advancing leadership, excellence, and collaboration for academic public health. Its members are Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)-accredited schools and programs of public health as well as schools and programs in applicant status for CEPH-accreditation.

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