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​The Educational Partnerships Workgroup will connect local and state public health departments with universities, colleges and professional associations/organizations to create learning and educational opportunities for public health professionals, staff and students by:

  1. Identifying and addressing education gaps needed for real-world public health application;
  2. Establishing pathways to public health careers through experiential learning, internships and apprenticeship programs;
  3. Implementing cross-sector collaboration between public health and academia for professional development through adjunct faculty positions and research opportunities; and
  4. Creating educational opportunities for staff to connect public health theory and practice​

Get Connected

​University faculty and staff can sign up for ReadyOp to stay in contact with Kentucky Department for Public Health Workforce Development program.​