Florida Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence

 

Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence Southeastern Region Education and Training Needs Assessment

To assist in focusing the efforts of the Florida Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence, a needs assessment was conducted with the purpose to assess current needs/knowledge gaps among state and local personnel involved in food safety activities and to assess the best approach to reach the target audience. The online survey was distributed to foodborne outbreak responders in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Puerto Rico. Please follow the below link to review the results of this needs assessment.
Needs Assessment published August 13, 2013

Partners Regional Training Program Development Meeting - August 14, 2013

Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence Southeastern Regional Partners Regional Training Program Development Meeting August 14, 2013
Regional partners of Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence gathered at the University of Florida's Emerging Pathogen Institute in Gainesville, Florida on August 14, 2013 to kickoff discussion on a regional approach to foodborne illness investigation training. Partners were able to attend from Alabama Department of Public Health, Florida Department of Health, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Georgia Department of Public Health, Puerto Rico Department of Health, and University of Florida. A shared resources regional approach to foodborne illness investigation training was agreed upon during the meeting.

Regional partners of Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence group photo

First row: Ben Klekamp[2], Jamie DeMent[2], Dr. Encijar Hassan-Rios [5], Siri Wilson [4] Second row: Dr. Glenn Morris [6], Nicole Darrow [6], Tina Pippin [1] Third row: Dr. Song Ling [6], Karen Simpson [6], Dr. John Fruin [3] Fourth row:Paula Hamsho-Diaz [6], Donna Setzer [6] Fifth row: Steve Ryan [6], Matt Colson [3] Not pictured: Kevin Hanson [6], Dr. Doug Archer [6], Dr. Michael Lauzardo [6]


1 Alabama Department of Public Health
2 Florida Department of Health
3 Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
4 Georgia Department of Public Health
5 Puerto Rico Department of Health
6 University of Florida


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