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2022 Preparedness Through Partnership Summit June 9, 2022 Preparedness Through Partnership: Systems Thinking and Data for Effective Infectious Disease Emergency Response (On Demand-No CE) is a Course

Preparedness Through Partnership: Systems Thinking and Data for Effective Infectious Disease Emergency Response (On Demand-No CE)



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PLEASE NOTE: No CE is available for the course. A certificate of completion is available. 

Public Health Prepared’s first virtual summit will provide an opportunity to hear from national and Michigan-based leaders in infectious disease and emergency response. The kick-off keynote presentation will offer a critical perspective on future directions for the field to improve data and the public health system for equitable emergency preparedness and response. This will be followed by a panel featuring experts in clinical care, public health practice, and academic research in Michigan who will share successes, challenges, and lessons learned from their experience in cross-sector partnerships for emerging infectious disease emergency response.

Originally presented on June 9, 2022.


Infectious disease clinicians, public health practitioners, researchers, and those interested in emergency preparedness and response

Learning Objectives

  • Describe qualities of effective cross-sector partnerships between public health, health care, and academia for emerging infectious disease emergency response
  • Discuss the role of data, research, and evaluation in collaborative and equitable emergency response 
  • Identify opportunities to improve research-practice feedback loops


  • Keynote Presenter: Alonzo Plough, PhD, MA, MPH, VP, Research-Evaluation-Learning and Chief Science Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Panelist: Sandro Cinti, MD, Clinical Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Michigan Medicine
  • Panelist: Mouhanad Hammami, MD, MHSA, Chief Health Strategist, Wayne County, Michigan
  • Panelist: Caryn Heldt, PhD, Director, Health Research Institute, Michigan Technological University


Public Health Prepared is the workforce development and public health practice branch of the broader Michigan Center for Infectious Disease Threats & Pandemic Preparedness (MCIDT) initiative, funded by the University of Michigan. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Public Health Prepared, MCIDT, or the University of Michigan.

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