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  JANUARY 15, 2010
ASPH INITIATIVES
Winners of ASPH/APHL Pathways to Public Health Careers and Internships Announced

pathways logoASPH and the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) are pleased to announce ten Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded proposals for career day events and undergraduate internship programs.

The ten funded proposals include:

  • Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
  • Lehman College
  • Metro Public Health Department (Nashville, TN)
  • Morehouse College
  • New York State Department of Public Health, Office of Public Health Practice
  • North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • University of Minnesota School of Public Health and
  • University of Puerto Rico Graduate School of Public Health.

Funded proposals will be highlighted on the Pathways to Public Health web site.

In December, proposals were accepted for events focused on undergraduate/graduate education and careers in public health and internship programs which encourage undergraduate students to explore careers in public health and public health laboratory science.

Eligible organizations were:

  • Public health laboratories
  • Public health practice-based organizations such as health departments
  • CEPH-accredited schools of public health
  • Academic institutions offering undergraduate majors and minors in public health and
  • Academic institutions with established public health career events and/or internships.

The first round of the Pathways to Public Health Careers and Internships grant program began in January 2009.  Ten proposals were funded, five for internships and five for career events. 

ASPH and APHL would like to thank the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for funding this program.