Collaborative Leadership in Public Health is Making a Difference

John W. Fitzsimmons, Deputy Director, Global Immunization Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, U.S. CDC
Date published
Jan, 2010
Last updated
25 Jan 2020


This panel discussion brought together leaders in public health, private industry and the non-profit sector to demonstrate that challenges in public health can be more effectively overcome through collaboration. The panelists offered their insight about successful methods for making your case to potential partners, creative collaborations and partnership frameworks. Participants learned how the role and example of the leader is instrumental in effective collaboration.

By the end of the session, participants were able to:

  • Identify and engage partners to support your program’s objectives
  • Use a range of strategies and tools to advocate for public health
  • Develop a plan to mobilize resources to overcome priority leadership challenge