Public Health

In keeping with the mission of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia to advance the cause of health, CEPI seeks to promote public health awareness through a wide variety of events, activities, and programs.

About the Section on Public Health and Preventative Medicine:

The Section on Public Health creates a forum for deliberation of relevant issues in public health, and provides information for the development of health policy. The Section brings together public health professionals from all across the region to study public health problems and assess potential responses. The Section is chaired by Robert G. Sharrar, MD, MSc.

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

Membership in the Section is open to all. Section Members pay dues that go toward the cost of programming and mailings to its members.

Membership Fee: $40 (Free for students)

You can apply using this Application Form.

Pay dues online here.

If you have any questions, please contact Meredith Sellers

Upcoming Events:

Note: Events marked with an asterisk (*) are presented in collaboration with the College’s Section on Public Health and Preventive Medicine.

Public Health Grand Rounds: Housing as a Factor in Asthma in Philadelphia Children*

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
5:30-8:00PM
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Join us for a panel discussion of the role housing plays in instances of asthma among Philadelphia’s children. Speakers include Tyra Bryant-Stephens, MD, Medical Director, Community Asthma Prevention Program, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Palak Raval-Nelson, PhD, MPH, Director, Environmental Health Services, Philadelphia Department of Public Health; and Jill Roberts Executive Director, Healthy Rowhouse Project. A reception and networking to follow. Admission is Free; however we ask that you register online.


Public Health Day*

Monday, April 3, 2017
8:30AM-12:00PM

Public health professionals will gather at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia to present their work. For more information, please see the homepage for the Section on Public Health and Preventive Medicine, College of Physicians of Philadelphia.


Student Poster Session*

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
4:00-7:00PM

Area public health students will gather at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia to present their work. For more information, please see the homepage for the Section on Public Health and Preventive Medicine, College of Physicians of Philadelphia.


Public Health Grand Rounds: Poverty as a Public Health Issue*

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
5:30-8:00PM
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Join us for a discussion led by Giridhar G. Mallya, MD, MSHP, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Other speakers TBA. A reception and networking to follow. Admission is Free; however we ask that you register online.