TABLE 2

Examples of Activities in Which Pediatrics and Public Health Practitioners Currently Collaborate

Epidemic response and emergency preparedness
Immunization endeavors, including education, administration, and tracking through registries
Lead poisoning prevention
Newborn screening
Perinatal hepatitis B prevention
Promotion of healthy lifestyles
Protecting the health of travelers
Recognition and reporting of new illness and outbreaks by pediatricians
Substance use prevention and reduction, including tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs