Mason Faculty teaches "Epi 101" to Fairfax County Health Department
April 3, 2014
April 3, 2014 - The Department of Global and Community Health in collaboration with Fairfax County Health Department (FCHD) held three successful epidemiology training sessions as part of their workforce training initiative. The training module was developed by Professor Laura Poms along with undergraduate Anh Huynh. Under the Commonwealth Public Health Training Center grant Dr. Poms adapted a hands-on outbreak investigation exercise for 30-35 FCHD employees.
Above, Professor Poms and affiliate professor Shawn Kiernan train the employees at the FCHD's Kelly Square office. GCH hopes to provide future sessions on a variety of public health topics.