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PH 3.0/Accreditation #3 - Data Visualization

May 19 - May 19, 2020


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Public Health 3.0 / National Public Health Accreditation Series

A three-part webinar series to assist frontline public health staff work towards achieving Public Health 3.0 and national public health accreditation.

Public health workforce development efforts have long been focused on traditional, disjointed training solutions heavily loaded toward discipline-based content and outmoded approaches. Innovation and multi-sectoral partnerships are needed to equip the public health workforce, particularly those in governmental agencies, with strategic skills to address the upstream social, economic, and community-based factors that impact health and well-being.

Part 3: Live Webinar May 19 @ 1PM ET

Data Visualization

Part 3 of the live webinar will provide provide methods to disseminate data in simple ways in order to assist public health professionals, community members, policymakers, and donors determine how best to help people live longer, healthier lives. This webinar will also explain how data visualization is a critical component of Public Health 3.0 and national accreditation and will also discuss how these concepts fit together. 

While it is preferable to register for and participate in all three sessions, participants do not need to attend all three in order to receive CE for a given webinar.


Public health professionals in all settings, including governmental public health, non-profits, health systems, etc. as well as across disciplines, whether health education, nursing, environmental health, leadership, etc.

Participants are encouraged to join the webinars individually or with others from their agency.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the value of using and sharing data in simple, accessible formats
  • Describe the components of an effective data visualization tool
  • Discuss how data visualization can be used collaboratively in cross-sector partnerships and in the accreditation process

Ben Spoer, PhD: Manager of Metrics and Analytics, with City Health Dashboard (CHD), an interactive online tool that allows users to explore 37 measures of social, economic, clinical, and environmental factors at the city and neighborhood level. City-level data can help target public health and population management programs. Some cities have partnered with CHD to use the data to develop and implement policies and programs to improve population health. Data is free and accessible, updated regularly as data sources (i.e., CDC) are updated and as geographies change.

Continuing Education Credit

  • 1.50 CHES Category I CECH
  • Certificate of Completion

The Michigan Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

Planning Committee

Phoebe Kulik, MPH, CHES; Dany Zemmel; Ben Spoer, PhD; Julie McCallum, MPH, BSN, RN


The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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