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The Office of Global Health (OGH) invites you to attend an ongoing lecture series on issues related to global health and constructive ways to build healthy communities. The lectures will be held twice a month at 12:00 noon CT. Invited guest speakers will share their personal stories and experiences. Everyone is invited to attend. Free lunch will be provided to the first 50 attendees (Lubbock campus only!). Click here for a list of lecture dates, speakers, and topics.

  •  Speaker: Julie St. John, DrPH, MA,
     Associate Chair, Julia Jones Department of Public Health,
     Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  • Title: Bridging Gaps: Global Examples of Community
    Health Worker Programs
  • Date: Wednesday, September 20
  • Time: Noon 
  •  Location: ACB 100
    • Abilene: ABPH 2200

This presentation will not be linked to the
other campus, but it will be recorded and a
link posted on the
OGH website. 

This presentation will briefly define community health workers and describe their role in reducing health disparities and improving population health status, followed by highlighting global examples of CHW programs.

Julie St. John is the Associate Chair of the TTUHSC Abilene Department of Public Health. She founded the National Community Health Worker (CHW) Training Center at Texas A&M School of Public Health. Julie is a Texas certified CHW Instructor, serves on the state CHW Advisory Committee, is an APHA CHW Section council member, and has worked with CHWs over 14 years utilizing CBPR and community health development approaches. She is currently the Co-PI on the C3 project—a national CHW project focusing on CHW scope of practice and assessment approaches.

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