July ’11 Scholar-in-Residency Announced!

The Cohort PhD program is proud to announce our scholar-in-residence for the July 2011 residency, David Altman!

David is Executive Vice President, Research, Innovation, and Product Development at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®), a not-for-profit research and educational institution with headquarters in Greensboro, NC. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Public Health Education at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

David serves as co-director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded Executive Nurse Fellows program and the Ladder to Leadership: Building the Next Generation of Community Health Leaders program.

David has long supplemented his work in the public health field with a keen interest leadership. At CCL, he has attended the Leadership Development Program (LDP)® as a Fellow of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation National Leadership Program, Leading Creatively, Developing Leadership Talent, Assessment Certification Workshop, Coaching Certification Workshop, and Leadership at the Peak programs. He now trains the Leadership at the Peak program and the Assessment Certification Workshop.

He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Social Ecology from the University of California, Irvine where he was selected as Alumni of the year in 2007. He completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention.

He is active in a number of professional associations and is a Fellow of three divisions in the American Psychological Association and a Fellow in the Society of Behavioral Medicine. He is also a member of the American Public Health Association, Council on Epidemiology and Prevention of the American Heart Association, the Society of Public Health Education, and Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research. He serves on a variety of community taskforces and Boards. He has published over 100 journal articles and book chapters and five books.

Prior to coming to CCL, David was a tenured Professor at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in the Department of Public Health Sciences with a joint appointment in the Department of Pediatrics. Prior to that, he was Senior Research Scientist at the Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention at Stanford University School of Medicine.

David Altman will be our keynote speaker at the residency.  Dates and times TBA!

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