The Editor

Richard Riegelman, MD, MPH, PhD

Dr. Richard Riegelman Richard K. Riegelman, MD, MPH, PhD is Professor of Epidemiology-Biostatistics, Medicine, and Health Policy, and Founding Dean of the George Washington Milken Institute School of Public Health in Washington, DC. His education includes an M.D. from the University of Wisconsin plus a M.P.H. and Ph.D. in Epidemiology from Johns Hopkins. Dr. Riegelman practiced primary care internal medicine for over 20 years.

Dr. Riegelman has over 70 publications including 6 books for students and practitioners of medicine and public health. He is currently editor of the Jones & Bartlett Learning book series Essential Public Health. The series provides books and ancillary materials for the full spectrum of curricula for undergraduate public health as well as the core and cross-cutting competencies covered by the Certification in Public Health examination of the National Board of Public Health Examiners. He has taken a lead role in developing the Educated Citizen and Public Health initiative which has brought together arts and sciences and public health education associations to implement the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies recommendation that “…all undergraduates should have access to education in public health.”. Dr. Riegelman also led the development of George Washington’s undergraduate major and minor and currently teaches “Public Health 101” and “Epidemiology 101” to undergraduates.

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Watch a Live Webinar with Richard Riegelman

In this live Webinar held on Tuesday, December 3rd, Richard K. Riegelman, MD, MPH, PhD discusses the current status of undergraduate Public Health programs in American higher education including: information on recent growth trends in undergraduate Public Health; the goals and outcomes of the "Framing the Future" task force; the "Critical Component Elements" for undergraduate Public Health; community colleges and Public Health; and efforts and successes of important national associations such as the AAC&U, CEPH, and ASPPH.

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