Why Effective Team Building is Important in Public Health with Director of Strategy and Performance Gina Febbraro, MPH

Why is team building important to boost overall performance management in a public health organization?  In this episode, you will get real-world tips about creating effective teams, and why strategy and performance management are keys to public health implementation success. Sometimes, we can be so passionate about our causes that we lose sight what is priority given the circumstance, the needs of our stakeholders, and your resources capacity (money, time and workforce). You also will learn how to strategize your resources and leverage our partnerships by building teams with common interest that are seasonal, based on expertise, and timing. Gina Febbraro, MPH, currently serves as the Director of Strategy and Performance for the Prevention Services Division at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). In this role, Gina supports programs in the Division on strategic planning, performance management and quality improvement initiatives and projects.  Connect with Gina Febbraro on Linkedin.  

This is the “What is Public Health Podcast” with your host Dr. Kee Chan. Public Health is the invisible force that keeps you healthy everyday, and I bet you didn’t even know it. This podcast is your source of the latest trend in public health, is a place to refresh your skill set and get quick tips on professional development so you can do your best work in serving the public. Discover the many, different, and exciting careers in public health. Connect with stories from people impacted by public health.  To learn more about public health, connect with me at http://www.whatispublichealthpodcast.com

Discover the Impact of Public Health Genetics Services For You and Your Families with Dr. Mat Edick

Get Ready for Public Health Genetics Week May 26-29, 2020! 

In this episode, Dr. Mat Edick will share how he pivoted his career as a scientist into the public health arena. He will tell us more about the Public Health Genetics Week which the last week of May 26-29, 2020. What purpose of the public health week? What is public health genetics services? 

Be sure to check out all the fun activities and free educational material on how public health genetics can help you be a better advocate for your own health during Public Health Genetics Week.

Dr. Mat Edick is the Director of Center for Strategic Health Partnership at the Michigan Public health institute in Michigan. He engages patients, families and clinicians, researchers, payers and other stakeholders to develop and implement innovative projects that increase access to health care and improve health outcomes.  He holds a PhD in Pharmacogenoics from the University of Tennessee, in Memphis, Tennessee and a BS in Biology and minor in Chemistry from state University of NY College at Brockport, NY. 

Public Health Genetics Week May 26-29, 2020