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2023 Fall Workshop Webinar Series
Public Health Careers

Join us for our Fall Workshop Series to learn about career journeys in public health while building your skill sets, learn tips for networking, mentorship and practicing mindfulness. Register now for insight into the opportunities you won’t want to miss, and we'll walk you through how to grow your career in public health.

Cost: Members- Free
Non-Members- $10 per session, $30 for entire series

Session 1: Career Journeys in Public Health 
Friday, October 20th 


Description: Learn about different Public Health Careers, including rural health, local health departments, and nursing. Our speakers will also address workforce implications.

Melissa Puicon-Healey BSN, RN, CIC 
Communicable Disease Program Coordinator/Supervising Public Health Nurse at Schenectady County Health Department
NYSPHA Board Member

Mandy Qualls MS, CHES 
Health Promotion Coordinator at Binghamton University
NYSPHA Board Member

Session 2: Mentorship Roles in Public Health Careers
Thursday, November 2


Description: Learn about the importance of mentorships and the different kinds of mentors you can have throughout your public health career.

Denise Tahara, PhD
Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Health Science, College of Health Professions, Pace University
Immediate Past President, NYSPHA 

Session 3: Transitioning into the Field of Public Health and Branding Yourself
Tuesday, November 21st


Description: Learn how to prepare candidates to meet public health needs of the workforce and best practices for branding yourself. Learn tips on transitioning into a career that meets your goals.

Kimberly Krytus, PhD, MPH, MSW, CPH
Assistant Dean and Director of Graduate Public Health Programs at the University at Buffalo

Session 4: Taking Care of Ourselves: Avoiding Burnout and Practicing Mindfulness
Tuesday, December 5

Description: Learn best practices for mindfulness and how to take care of yourself throughout your public health career

Sharlynn Daun-Barnett, LMSW, NBC-HWC


Is your company interested in partnering with the New York State Public Health Association to host this event? 

If your organization has a product, service or program to share that relates to this year's fall workshop topics or theme, and/or the audience we serve, we proudly offer sponsorship and a variety of electronic advertising opportunities.  Please send an email to or for more information.

Sponsorship per session is $300 and includes:

·       Company overview provided during session opening (by NYSPHA) and/or sponsor video played (:60 seconds max)

·       Logo on website and emails with website link

·       Emails branded with sponsor information (includes blurb about sponsor)

·       Unlimited complimentary registrations for session of sponsor employees (must have a company email address)

·       Mailing list of attendees to distribute samples/product information

Additional opportunities:

·      Sponsored lunch for first 100 registered $1,500 (via DoorDash)

·       Sponsor a student $30 each

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