Public Health Special Interest Group
Role of the Public Health Special Interest Group:
The IFEM Public Health Special Interest Group was founded in 2016 and exists to provide a forum to share information on a variety of issues in regard to Public Health and to make recommendations to IFEM.
The objectives of the Group are to connect with international colleagues, develop relationships, share existing resources from each region and what each country is planning nationally in the Quality Improvement and Patient Safety arena.
Enquiries can be directed to the Chair, Dr Lisa Moreno-Walton (US), via the IFEM Secretariat.
Dr Lisa Moreno-Walton | Chair
American Academy of Emergency Medicine
Dr. Lisa Moreno is Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of Research, Diversity, and the Latino Scholars Program at Louisiana State University- New Orleans. She is President-elect of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and an NIH Research Scholar. Her multiple awards include the SAEM Martin Leadership Award, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Professionalism Award, CORD Distinguished Educator Award, ADIEM Outstanding Academician Award, AAMC Healthcare Executive Diversity & Inclusion Certificate, and the Order of the IFEM. The recipient of many research grants, Prof. Moreno has over 500 academic presentations, 45 publications, 6 book chapters, and two authored textbooks. Her research interests include HIV, violence prevention and treatment, diversity and healthcare disparities. She has mentored over 300 students, residents and junior faculty around the world. A global health consultant and educator, she has served in over 20 countries, focusing on the development of research and elimination of healthcare disparities for women, underrepresented minorities, and the under-resourced.
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