The College of Public Health's principal home for bringing together the many different facets of community engagement, practice and service is the Office of the Associate Dean of Community Engagement and Outreach.
The Office of the Associate Dean of Community Engagement and Outreach is responsible for the following initiatives:
Academic Public Health Departments
The College of Public Health is committed to partnering with health departments statewide to develop academic partnerships. These mutually beneficial partnership are designed to enhance public health instruction, practice, research, and workforce development and to improve community health throughout Arizona.
Border, Transborder, and Binational Public Health Collaborative Research
The College of Public Health is committed to engaging with partners to address the health challenges faced by those living, working and recreating along the U.S. - Mexico border communities and addressing ways to improve current conditions.
Leaders Across Borders
An advanced workforce development program aiming to develop leadership skills in public health professionals in the US-Mexico Border Region. Leaders Across Borders was funded in 2010 by the United Sates-Mexico Border Health Commission (USMBHC). The curriculum was develop by the Mel and Enid Zuckerman COPH and the Mexican Section of the USMBHC.
- The Leaders across Borders Certification Program—A Systemic Multiple Level Observation of Groups Analysis Approach to Measure Effective Leadership: A Case Study
- Impacting Binational Health through Leadership Development: A Program Evaluation of the Leader across Borders Program, 2010-2014
- Student Evaluation of the Leaders across Borders Program (PPT)
- Student Poster for the Evaluation of Leaders across Borders (PPT)
The Office of Community Engagement and Outreach has created different ways to reach out and provide education to the community. This has been done through seminars, webinars and online trainings. The purpose of this is to provide knowledgeable information and resources to the community, in an easy to understand way.