Grand Rounds: Public Health Detailing: A Capacity Building Tool in Disaster Recovery - July 17, 2019
- Describe public health detailing, its evidence base, and using this approach to address gaps in pediatric environmental health related to climate change and disaster recovery.
- Articulate the ways in which public health detailing can be used as a means of capacity building.
- Explain how relationship building can help make educational materials culturally relevant and strengthen local partnerships to address power dynamics with historically marginalized populations.
Presenters: Perry Sheffield, MD, MPH, FAAP; Frances Morales Ramos, MPH; and Teresa Herrera, MPH
Teresa Herrera works as a Program Coordinator with the Region 2 PEHSU. She manages and oversees the PEHSU’s public health detailing campaign and has worked in the field detailing health providers directly. Past experience includes working as a research fellow at the Institute of Public Health in Cuernvaca, Mexico. She received her BS in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from CU Boulder and completed her MPH at Mount Sinai. Teresa is committed to addressing environmental justice issues through her work and continues to stay engaged with local environmental health organizations in New York.
Frances Morales Ramos is a Trainee in Dr. Luz Claudio’s Public Health and Environmental Health Training Program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, working with Dr. Perry Sheffield and Teresa Herrera on the Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Island Hurricane Recovery Campaign. Frances graduated from the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus with an MPH and previously worked as a project coordinator for VOCES, Coalition of Vaccination of Puerto Rico (PR), raising awareness about the importance of vaccination in PR. Her past experience with hurricane mitigation and preparation campaigns has enabled her to provide hands on experience regarding capacity building and sustainable methods for the initiative.