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A Day in the Life of a Public Health Professional

  • 30 May 2016
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • TBA


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A Webinar Event

The APHA invites you to attend a free 90 minute online event where guest speakers will discuss their career paths within sectors of public health (government, academia, and voluntary/non-profit), and students can ask questions about careers in public health.


Mrs. Jackie (Crooks) Killick has an Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology Degree and a Master of Science in Health Promotion from the University of Alberta. Over the last ten years, Jackie has led project teams through the research, implementation and evaluation stages in various work environments including Government, academia, non-profit and most recently, industry.

Dr. Huiming Yang is the Medical Director, Screening and the Provincial Medical Officer of Health, Healthy Living at Alberta Health Services. Dr. Yang has worked in cancer screening area as a public health and preventive medicine specialist since 2006, initially as the Medical Lead for Alberta Colorectal Cancer Screening Program and the Director of Screening Programs.

Dr. Kim Raine is a Professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta. Her current research priorities are intervening on the social conditions contributing to chronic diseases, especially the obesity epidemic. Dr. Raine is a leader in the field of health promotion, and a former president of the APHA.

Target participants: Everyone is welcome. We especially encourage attendance by current and aspiring students interested in learning about public health career options in government, academia, and voluntary sectors.


1. To gain an understanding of the possible careers in public health, across diverse sectors;
2. To discuss the processes of acquiring relevant experience and skills required to succeed in a career in public health.
3. To provide the opportunity for students to network with current public health professionals and to find out more information about career options.
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