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Public Health Learning Grant Received

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The Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services, has awarded $2.6 million to Mailman School of Public Health Associate Clinical Professor of Sociomedical Sciences Marita Murrman. The project will provide training to public health employees in New York City and Westchester County.

CCNMTL will receive approximately $480,000 of these funds over four years starting September 2011. CCNMTL will

  1. create a website to register and track users;
  2. work with MSPH to create an online and blended learning training programs for which participants will receive Columbia University Continuing Education credit;
  3. move the existing training catalog database of public health training programs that can be searched by various criteria to the new website; and
  4. potentially be involved in faculty and student collaborative projects.

This project will be a part of CCNMTL's Global and Online Learning Initiative.