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Joan V. Segal, M.A., M.S.

Assistant Professor, Community Medicine and Health Care
Academic Office Location:
Community Medicine and Health Care
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-6325
Phone: 860-679-1509
Fax: 860-679-1581
Email: segal@nso.uchc.edu

Ms. Segal began her career at the UConn Health in 1969 where she was a research assistant and research associate in the School of Dental Medicine. In the late 1970's and early 1980's, she worked as a Reseach Associate and Editorial Consultant at Connecticut Community Care, Inc., a statewide, private, nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting older adults and the disabled remain independent in their homes. After pursuing studies in public health at UConn, she returned to the UConn Health Center and worked on two research projects investigating the impact of coordinated services on drug utilization of the elderly population. She became the Associate Director of the Graduate Program in 1984. Ms. Segal is currently co-chair of the Communications Committee of the Connecticut Public Health Association and is a recipient of the Association’s 2005 Charles-Edward Amory Winslow Award for her demonstrated leadership and achievement in public health education.

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.A.University of ConnecticutEnglish
M.A.New York University Graduate School of Arts & SciencesEnglish
M.S.University of Connecticut Graduate SchoolCommunity Health

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Inaugural Joan V. Segal Teaching AwardDepartment of Community Medicine Faculty, UCONN Health Center
President’s AwardConnecticut Public Health Association
Inducted Faculty Member Delta Omega, Beta Rho Chapter
Charles-Edward Amory Winslow Award (The award is presented to a public health professional who has demonstrated leadership and achievement in public health practice, research or public health education contributing to public health in Connecticut.)Connecticut Public Health Association
President’s AwardNew England Public Health Association
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
“From Backpack to Briefcase: A Guide for Student Career Development,” Annual Meeting of the Connecticut Public Health Association, October 5, 2012, Meriden, CT.Workshop/ConferenceOrganizer and Moderator of PanelExternalState20122012
Governing Council, American Public Health AssociationAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalNational20122012
Connecticut Public Health Association (CPHA): Affiliate Representative to Governing Council of American Public Health Association (APHA)Advisory CommitteeAffiliate Representative to Governing CouncilExternalNational2012
Public Issues CouncilAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalNational20082011
Connecticut Multicultural Health PartnershipProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState2008
Curriculum Committee, Graduate Program in Public Health, University of Connecticut School of MedicineAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2007
Course development committee, Public Health Emergency Law Course, Connecticut Department of Public HealthAdvisory CommitteeFacilitator and Member UConn HealthUniversity20072007
University of Connecticut Graduate Faculty CouncilAdvisory CommitteeAlternateUConn HealthUniversity20062008
Connecticut Public Health Association (CPHA). As president, led CPHA to earn the 2009 APHA Affiliate of the Year Award.Professional/Scientific OrganizationPresidentExternalState20062011
Connecticut Public Health Association (CPHA): APHA Affiliate Capacity-building GrantAdvisory CommitteeProject ManagerExternalNational20062011
Department of Community Medicine & MPH Program Representative, State Education and Training CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeRepresentativeUConn HealthState20062007
Task Force Committee, Foreign Born Health Professional Assessment, Central Area Health Education CenterAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalLocal20062009
The Connecticut Center of Excellence for Eliminating Health Disparities among Latinos (CEHDL)Professional/Scientific OrganizationAffiliate MemberExternalState20052010
Public Health Advisory Council, Hartford Health DepartmentAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalState2004
Health Equity Action Team, Connecticut Association of Directors of HealthProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState20042009
Task Force on Workforce Development, Center for Public Health and PolicyAdvisory CommitteeAdvisor MemberUConn HealthUniversity20042005
“Developing a Plan for Bioterrorism,” Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA, November 17Workshop/ConferenceModeratorExternalNational20032003
“Fund Development,” Annual Meeting of the Connecticut Public Health Association, Rocky Hill, CT, October 24Workshop/ConferenceModeratorExternalState20032003
MOU between Connecticut Department of Public Health and University of Connecticut Health Center, Department of Community Medicine: Developing and Implementing Bioterrorism Emergency Response ProgramsAdvisory CommitteePrincipal InvestigatorUConn HealthState20032003
Department of Community Medicine Representative, Focus Area G, Connecticut Department of Public HealthAdvisory CommitteeRepresentativeUConn HealthState20032006
Mobilization for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) Task Force, Hartford Health DepartmentAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalLocal20022002
Search Committee for the position of Associate Chair for Public Health Education and Director, Graduate Program in Public Health, UConn Health CenterAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20022002
Faculty Survey for Connecticut Partnership for Public Health Workforce Development, Yale UniversityAdvisory CommitteeDevelop/Implementer ExternalUniversity20022002
Connecticut Partnership for Public Health Workforce DevelopmentAdvisory CommitteePrincipal InvestigatorExternalState20022003
Community Health Planning and Policy Development (CHPPD) Section, Abstracts for APHA 2001 Annual MeetingWorkshop/ConferenceReviewerExternalNational20012001
Mobilization for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) Task Force, Hartford Health DepartmentAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalLocal20012001
Connecticut Partnership for Public Health Workforce DevelopmentAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalState2001
Panel on “Community Coalitions for Health Promotions: Effective Tools for Assessment, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation,” APHA Annual Meeting, Boston, November 14Workshop/ConferenceModeratorExternalNational20002000
Review Committee of APEX CPH for the Hartford Health DepartmentAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalState19992000
University of Connecticut Graduate Faculty CouncilAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity19992005
New England Public Health Association Advisory CommitteePresidentExternalRegional19981999
1997 ATPM Preventive Medicine and Public Health Fellowship ProgramAdvisory CommitteeObjective ReviewerExternalNational19971997
New England Public Health Association Advisory CommitteePresident Elect and Program ChairExternalRegional19971998
Connecticut Business and Industry Association School-to-Career Initiative, Health and Biosciences CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalState19961996
Healthy Connecticut Coalition Steering CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalState19941997
New England Public Health Association Board of Directors Advisory CommitteeMemberExternalRegional19932002
American Public Health AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational1989
Faculty and Admissions Committee, Minority Summer Enrichment Program, University of Connecticut Health Center, Office of Minority Student AffairsAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthNational1988
Admissions Committee, Graduate Program in Public Health, University of Connecticut School of MedicineAdvisory CommitteeActing Chair UConn HealthUniversity19861986
Public Health Coordinators Committee, Advisory Committee, and Admissions Committee, Graduate Program in Public Health, University of Connecticut School of MedicineAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity1984
Research Committee of the Task Force on Foster CareResearch CommitteeMemberExternalNational19791981
Connecticut Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunization CoalitionAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalState
Careers in Public Health, Health Careers Opportunity ProgramWorkshop/ConferenceParticipant speakerUConn HealthState

Ms. Segal ’s major interests are in gerontology and public health.

Journal Articles

Books

  • Quinn J, Segal J, Raisz H, Johnson C Coordinating Community Services for the Elderly: The Triangle Experience 1981 Jan;

Newsletters

  • Addressing Health Disparities through Workforce Development, The UConn MPH Program
    Segal J, Gregorio D La Notica de Salud, The Official Newsletter of the Connecticut Center for Eliminating Health Disparities among Latinos 2008 Jan;44-5

Reviews

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
From Classroom to Practice: A Win-Win for Students and NonprofitsTalkAnnual meeting of the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research2010Washington DC
Keynote Speaker: City of Hartford College Graduates Recognition CeremonyTalkTrinity College2007Hartford, CT
Service learning through a campus-practice partnershipPosterAmerican College of Preventive Medicine2007Miami, FL
Careers in Public HealthTalkHealth Careers Opportunity Program2007
Medical/Dental Preparatory ProgramLectureUniversity of Connecticut Health Center2004Farmington, CT
Bridge to the Future Science Mentoring Program Annual ConferencePanel DiscussionHealth Professions Partnership Initiative2004
Seminar on Public HealthTalkMedical/Dental Preparatory Program2003Farmington, CT
Seminar on Public HealthTalkMedical/Dental Preparatory Program2002Farmington, CT
University of Connecticut Health Center Masters in Public Health ProgramTalkHealth Professions Partnership Initiative, UConn Health Center2001Farmington, CT
An Overview of the Health ProfessionsPanel DiscussionBulkeley and Weaver Health Professions Centers of Excellence academic prog.2000
Public Health Happenings: Expanding Resources and ExpertisePosterAnnual Meeting of ASTHO and NACCHO1998St. Louis, MO
The impact of Case Management (The Triage Model) on Long Term Care Cost ContainmentTalkXIIIth International Congress of Gerontology1985New York, NY
Drug Utilization among the Non-Institutionalized Frail ElderlyTalkAnnual Meeting and Home Care Show, National Association for Home Care1984Boston, MA
Geriatric Drug Utilization Problems Among Community ElderlyTalk4th Annual Conference of the Northeastern Gerontological Society1984Philadelphia, PA
Patterns of Drug Utilization Among Noninstitutionalized Frail ElderlyTalkAnnual Meeting of the Northeastern Gerontological Society1982Albany, NY
The impact of Triage on the Dental Care of the ElderlyTalk57th General Session of the International Association of Dental Research1979New Orleans, LA
The Aged PatientTalkHuman Behavior and Community Dentistry Subject Committee1977