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Center for Public Health Practice


The Center for Public Health Practice strives to create a bridge between academia and the public health workforce, which both assists faculty in the dissemination of their work and responds to the needs of the public health community. 

News and Photos

On March 11th, The Center for Public Health Practice hosted a Drexel Public Health Lab Webinar entitled "Complexities of Eating Disorders as a Public Health Issue: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment" with Emily Dumas MA, LMFT from the Council on Relationships.  The webinar was moderated by Rebecca Sax, a 2nd year MPH student and Graduate Assistant at CPHP.  Archive coming soon.

Mary Pittman, DrPH, of the Public Health Institute visited Dean Emeritus Marla Gold's Public Health Leadership Class before delivering Public Health Grand Rounds on March 4th.  Archive coming soon.


The Center for Public Health Practice team presented the findings of a needs assessment of the Blue Safety Net Grantees for the IBC Foundation Board in November 2014.

Upcoming Events

The Population Health Speaker Series (formerly Public Health Grand Rounds):

Ruth Auditorium, Nesbitt Hall (33rd and Market), 12PM (light lunch) 12:15 - 1:15, Lecture and Discussion

October 14th - Mindy Fullilove, MD, MS

Professor of Psychiatry at the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

November 11 - Shreya Kangovi, MD, MS

Founding Executive Director at the Penn Center for Community Health Workers

January 13, 2016 - Ruth Shim, MD, MPH

Associate Director of Behavioral Health at the National Center for Primary Care

February 10, 2016 - Hortensia Amaro, PhD, MA

Associate Vice Provost of Community Research Initiatives at the USC School of Social Work

March 2, 2016 - Angela Diaz, MD, MPH

Director of the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center

April 6, 2016 - Student Select Speaker Series

Public Health Grand Rounds

Check out the video archives for the 2014-2015 Grand Rounds Lecture Series!