Akbar Husain

2011-2013 Cohort

Akbar Husain received his Master in Public Health with a concentration in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan, School of Public Health. During his time as a Fellow, Akbar was placed with the Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Western Regional Office. His work focused on supporting local and tribal health departments in their pursuit of voluntary national accreditation and completing their community health assessments (CHA) and community health improvement plans (CHIP). Specifically Akbar oversaw the development, selection, and support of accreditation focused mini grants and participated in statewide pilot program to test newly developed CHA and CHIP tools. In addition, Akbar worked with the Minority Health Report, which also serves as the baseline report for the state health plan. Preceptor: Lieske Giese