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Public Health: What It Is And Why You Should Care | Patrick Remington | TEDxUWMadison
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Added Aug 12, 2016
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Do you know how healthy your community is, and why you should care? Patrick Remington talks about his experience over the past 30 years measuring the health of communities in the U.S. and abroad, and using this information to motivate action toward community health.

Patrick Remington is a public health doctor. He worked at the CDC and Wisconsin State Health Department before joining the University of Wisconsin almost 20 years ago. He enjoys teaching, working with students on applied research projects, and communicating public health information in person and through social and mass media.

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