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Course ID
Course Title
Army Public Health Course
Instructional Method
Army Public Health Center
Target Audience
This course is open to the following AMEDD officer, warrant officer & enlisted specialties: 60C/D, 64A-Z, 640A, 68 Series, 66B, 71B, & 72A-D. This course is also open to DOD Civilian Public Health Professionals as well as Air Force, Navy & DOD Civilians serving in Public Health positions at all staff & command levels.

The Army Public Health Course will be held at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JBMDL), New Jersey from 1 - 7 August 2020.

This year's course is designed to provide Public Health Professionals an opportunity to keep abreast of the most current public health topics and services through its 2020 theme, 'Unifying the Public Health Enterprise'. Now modeled across the capabilities and functions of the 10 Essential Public Health Services, the DOD’s public health assets will synchronize efforts in order to maintain continuity in the delivery of its services.  To adapt to current changes in the Public Health Enterprise, its governance, and the ever changing operational landscape, the Army Public Health Course also serves as a platform to synergize strategic, operational and tactical efforts.  Here, the Army’s public health framework will be further defined and real-time use of its strategies implemented.

Course content includes workshops, breakout sessions and a plenary.  It is a 40 hour ATRRS course with Course Code 2608-A0102.  40 hours of recorded classroom time and a complete DA 3838 is a requisite for ATRRS credit.
There are no prerequisites for this course.

course enrollment will open on or about 1 MAY 2020.

Enrollment instructions will be provided prior to 1 May 2020.

 -- Enrollment will end on 17 July 2020, WALK-IN ENROLLMENT WILL NOT BE OFFERED. All attendees must enroll prior to 17 July 2020 and prior to attending --

Course Inquiries:
email with questions

Foreign National Participation:
Due to raised FPCON levels, t
he Army Public Health Course Director regrets that Foreign Nationals are NOT eligible to participate in the 2020 Army Public Health Course.

ATTRS Credit:
Registration is managed through the Army Public Health Center and NOT through ATRRS.  In order to receive ATRRS credit, an approved DA 3838 is required to be emailed to: with the email subject "Requesting ATRRS Credit" The DA 3838 must have the naming convention "LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_ATRRS".  Address the DA 3838 TO: DCS-PH / APHC, 8252 Blackhawk Rd., Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010 and FROM the duty station you will be assigned during course execution.  Block 2 is required for ATRRS purposes.  Form must be signed.  Attendee must participate in 40 hours of training at the course. Upon completion of the course, all DA 3838’s will be submitted to ATRRS by the course director or designated alternate.

Central Funding:
Limited central funding is available for speakers, active duty Army Public Health officers, enlisted, and DOD civilians.  Central funding will cover travel, lodging and per diem at JBMDL rates.  Centrally funded are required to request rental car support from their home unit. Requests for Central Funding will CLOSE on 01 July 2020. Central Funding request process TBA.

Attendees of the 2020 Army Public Health Course interested in taking the CPH exam must coordinate with the course content coordinator at: (410) 790-3027 or  Include the name of the exam in the subject line of the email.  The application and fee for the CPH must be submitted to the National Board of Public Health Examiners by 01 June 2020. 

Limited lodging is available at the All American Inn on JBMDL under room block #
20150104322, 'Public Health 2020'.  Call (609) 754-4667 to make reservations. A government travel card must be used to secure the reservation. Lodging at the All American Inn is directed for centrally funded individuals.  Breakfast is NOT included at the All American Inn.  There is no dining facility support for the course.    

Course Schedule
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