Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Public Health - Part 1
Lecture:History of Public Health in the U.S.
Slide content:History of Public Health in the U.S. The 1910s 1910: Garment industrys high rate of tuberculosis triggered the Public Health Service to enter the arena of workplace health and safety. 1916: First non-military school of public health in the U.S. established at Johns Hopkins University. ( Sommer , 2016) 9
Slide notes:The Public Health Service entered the arena of workplace health and safety in 1910, triggered by the high rate of tuberculosis in the garment industry. In 1916, the first non-military school of public health came into being at Johns Hopkins University, enabled by a Rockefeller Foundation grant. 9