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Public Health Under Siege: Improving Policy in Turbulent Times
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2/6/2019
When: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
7:30 AM

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Public Health Under Siege: Improving Policy in Turbulent Times

CONFERENCE- Washington, DC

 

Date:

FEB 06 2019, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM EST

APHA is pleased to announce this exciting opportunity to engage with public health leaders about critical issues facing our nation today. Building on the 2019 AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference, APHA is organizing this additional day of discussions with a sharp focus on public health policy. Join us to explore such important issues as environmental health, violence prevention, immigrant children's health and women's health.

Learn from elected leaders as well as policy experts in the public and private sector about how to put policy in action to improve your community and create the healthiest nation in one generation.

Who should attend: Health care providers, researchers, health and public interest lawyers, health policy specialists, legislators, community-based activists, public health professionals, students

Registration cost: $300 (includes breakfast and lunch)

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MEETING AT A GLANCE

7:30 a.m. — Registration Opens

7:30 - 8:20 a.m. — Continental Breakfast

8:20-8:30 a.m. — WELCOME

  • Georges C. Benjamin, MD, Executive Director, APHA
  • Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, MPH, FAAP, President and CEO, AcademyHealth

9-10:30 a.m. — OPENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER: The 116th Congress

  • Member of Congress — invited

10:30-11 a.m. — SESSION I  — THE STATE OF U.S. PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY

  • Ron Nirenberg, MA, Mayor of San Antonio
  • Colleen Bridger, MPH, PhD, Director, San Antonio Metropolitan Health District
  • Administration officials invited

10:30-11 a.m. — Break

11 a.m.-12 p.m. — SESSION II  —VIOLENCE AS A PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUE

  • Former governor invited
  • Kyleanne Hunter, PhD, Vice President for Programs, The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
  • Additional speakers TBD

12:30-1 p.m. — Lunch (pick up box lunches and return to tables)

1-1:15 p.m. — PLENARY SPEAKER

  • Garth Graham, MD, MPH, President, Aetna Foundation

1:15-2 p.m. — FIRESIDE CHAT

  • Steve Clemons, The Atlantic
  • Leana Wen, MD, President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

2-3:30 p.m. — SESSION III — REGULATORY POLICY: A SOCIAL DETERMINANT TOOL

  • Joshua Sharfstein, MD, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
  • Former member of Congress invited
  • Stan Dorn, JD, Families USA
  • Anand Parekh, MD, MPH, FACP, Bipartisan Policy Coalition
  • Nsedu Obot Witherspoon, MPH, Children's Environmental Health Coalition

3:30-4:45 p.m. — Break

3:45-4:45 p.m. — SESSION IV — #SPEAKFORHEALTH: A CALL TO ACTION

  • Leslie Crutchfield, Executive Director, Georgetown University Global Social Enterprise Initiative, McDonough School of Business
  • Emily Holubowich, Executive Director, Coalition for Health Funding

4:45-5:15 p.m. — CLOSING KEYNOTE

  • U.S. Senator invited

5:15-5:30 p.m. — CLOSING REMARKS

  • Georges C. Benjamin, MD, Executive Director, APHA
  • Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, MPH, FAAP, President and CEO, AcademyHealth

Learn more about the AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference.

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