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The crucible of public health practice: major trends shaping the design of the Management Academy for Public Health



The crucible of public health practice: major trends shaping the design of the Management Academy for Public Health



Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 12(5): 419-425



Public health leaders and managers need new leadership and management skills as well as greater entrepreneurial acumen to respond effectively to broad demographic, socioeconomic, and political trends reshaping public health. This article asserts that the need for such training and skills was the impetus for the conceptualization, design, and launch of the Management Academy for Public Health--an innovative executive education program jointly offered by the schools of business and public health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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