Innovative Curricula Webinar Series

Delta Omega’s 2023 Innovative Curriculum Award winners and nominees will present in a series of webinars from January through April 2024 Listen to the series and learn more about the innovative approaches schools and programs of public health are taking to bring practice into the classroom. Webinar topics include mentoring programs, health equity, integrative learning experiences and more.


January 18, 2024 at 3 PM ET

Community-Engaged Program Evaluation
Alisa Velonis, MPH, PhD University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health

Implementation Practice & TA in Community
Linelle M. Blais, PhD & Lillian Madrigal, PhD, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Campaigning and Community Organizing for Social Change
Bree Hemingway, PhD, MPH, CHES & Maggie Hawkins, MPH, CHES, Claremont Graduate University School of Community and Global Health

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April 9, 2024 at 2 PM ET

CHB 500: Harm Reduction from a Public Health Perspective
Nicholas Felicione, Ph.D. – State University of New York at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions

Design Thinking for the Public Good
Liz Chen, PhD, MPH – UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Simulated Outbreak Investigation
Madison Yerges, MPH, MHA, Kentucky Department for Public Health & Tammi Alvey Thomas, PhD, MSSW, University of Louisville School of Public Health & Information Sciences

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April 23, 2024 at 2 PM ET

Community-Led Capstone Program
Lindsay Savelli, MPH & Meg Landfried, MPH , Brittany Price, MPH – UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Leveraging Higher Education to Advance Global Workforce and Citizenship in Small Island Developing States
Lindonne Telesford, DrPH, MSPH – St. George’s University (SGU) Masters in Public Health program

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May 9, 2024 at 1 PM ET

Theory Driven Research and Practice
Robin E. McGee, PhD, MPH, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Public Health High School Summer Leadership Institute
Tariem Burroughs, PhD, MS.Ed, MSODL, Drexel Dornsife School of Public Health

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January 19th, 2023

Social and Behavioral Sciences 616: Introduction to Public Health Intervention for Social and Behavioral Scientists (winner)
Elizabeth Claydon, PhD, MPH, MS, West Virginia University School of Public Health

X610 Professional Development Seminar 1_Communication and Culture
Jeanne Johnston, Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington School of Public Health

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February 6th, 2023

MPH Program & Practice Experience
Bryan Mathis, M.Ed.and Brian Guinn, PhD, MPH, RN, University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences.

Unsung Heroes
Heather M. Butts, JD, MPH, MA, HPM, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

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March 2nd, 2023

EPI598C: Capstone for MPH Students in Epidemiology or Global Epidemiology
Lauren Christiansen-Lindquist, PhD, MPH, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health

The Fire Service Injury Research, Epidemiology, & Evaluation (FIRE) Fellowship
Jennifer A. Taylor, PhD, MPH, CPPS, Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University

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January 18th, 2022

CHSC 594: Community-Based Participatory Research and Community Organizing
Jeni Hebert-Beirne, PhD, MPH and Dolores Castañeda, MPH, UIC (Winner)

CHB507 Interprofessional Teamwork and Professionalism
Jessica S. Kruger, Ph.D., CHES®, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Cancer Epidemiology P8414
Jasmine A. McDonald, PhD, Columbia

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February 3rd, 2022

Making a Difference: Applying Community Health
James Butler III, DrPH, Med, Maryland (Runner-up)

Peer Mentoring Program in Public Health
Charles Regin, Darin Mains, Marcy Moncravie, UNLV

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February 15th, 2022

Public Health Integrative Learning Experience
Sophie Wenzel, MPH, DrPH, Virginia Tech

Development of the UAB MPH Core Curriculum Based
on the Evidence-Based Public Health Model
Erika (Ela) Austin, PhD, MPH, UAB

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March 8, 2022

Cultural Competence in Global Health: Perspectives and Practices
Po-Han Lee, PhD, LLM, Taiwan

Health Equity: Practice, Policy and Research
Marilyn Lynk, PhD and Kellee White, PhD, MPH, Maryland

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April 13th, 2022

PHC 4116: Public Health in Selected Locations –PH Live on Tour
Alison Oberne, PhD, MPH, MA, CPH, South Florida

SPHL291: Does Science Support Nontraditional Healing Practices
Robin Puett, PhD, and Cody Schatz, AA, Maryland

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