Promoting Health and Preventing Disease for People with Disabilities: The Unique Role of the Division of Human Development and Disability, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Episode 1)

A 4-part webinar series co-sponsored by the American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) and the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD).

CDC’s Public Health Approach to Disability

This first webinar focused on CDC’s public health approach to disability and will provide a brief history of epidemiology. Panelists will discuss the impact of public health surveillance, research, and policy; models of disability in public health; and the use of condition-specific and cross-disability data. Attendees will be engaged in a dialog on best practices in inclusion of disability issues in public health and needs for training in health and public health professions.

Panelists:

  • Gloria Krahn, PhD, MPH, Director of the Division of Human Development and Disability at the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Vince Campbell, PhD, Chief Disability and Health Officer and the liaison from the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities’ Division of Human Development and Disability to the Office of the Associate Director of Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Download: Episode 1 PPT
Download: Episode 1 Audio Presentation