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Angela J. Beck is Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy and Associate Director of the Center of Excellence in Public Health Workforce Studies (CEPHS) at the University of Michigan School of Public Health (UMSPH). She served as primary research staff on the Enumeration and Characterization of the Public Health Nursing Workforce project funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in 2011-2012.
Dr. Beck began her career working on public health workforce development initiatives. She served in a fellowship at the Health Resources and Services Administration, assisting with management of the Public Health Training Center Program. Since joining UMSPH in 2005, she has served as a program manager and research specialist for school’s Office of Public Health Practice, which housed the former Center for Public Health Preparedness, the Preventive Medicine Residency program, and several other workforce development initiatives. Dr. Beck is now engaged in public health services and systems research with specific interest in public health workforce enumeration and measures of organizational effectiveness of public health departments. She holds a bachelor’s degree in physiology from Michigan State University, and an MPH and PhD from UMSPH in Health Behavior and Health Education.