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Concurrent Presentations


Wednesday, Sept 10

Thursday, Sept 11

Friday, Sept 12


Wednesday, September 10

10:30 am – 12:00 pm


Collaboration for Early Detection and Intervention: Promoting Mental Health Among Youth

  • Cameron S. Carter, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, University of California Davis School of Medicine

Cross-Sector Legal Coordination in Preparedness: New Tools and Resources

  • Susan Allan, Director, Northwest Center for Public Health Practice
  • Kim Ball Norris, JD, Senior Policy Advisor for Adjudication, Bureau of Justice Assistance, US Department of Justice, District of Columbia
  • Richard A. Goodman, MD, JD, MPH, Co-Director, Public Health Law Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia
  • Dean Sienko, MD, MS, Director, Ingham County Health Department, Michigan

Enhancing Collaboration Among State and Local Health Departments: A Strategy for Introducing and Disseminating Quality Improvement Practices

  • Debra Burns, Director, Office of Public Health Practice, Minnesota Department of Health
  • Mary L. Kushion, MSA, Health Officer, Central Michigan District Health Department
  • Debra Tews, Senior Accreditation and Local Health Services Specialist, Michigan Department of Community Health
  • Judy Voss, BS, PHN, MS, Associate Director, Olmsted County Public Health Services, Minnesota

Exploring Restaurant Nutrition: A Growing Part of the Diet

  • Sonia Angell, MD, MPH, Director CV Disease Prevention and Control Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Amanda Bloom, MPH, Policy Director, California Center for Public Health Advocacy
  • Margo G. Wootan, DSc, Director of Nutrition Policy, Center for Science in the Public Interest, District of Columbia

Leveraging Opportunities for Prevention Across the Lifecourse: The Case for Collaboration between MCH and Chronic Disease

  • Neal Halfon, MD, MPH, Director, UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities, Professor of Pediatrics, Public Health, and Public Policy, California
  • Cheryl Lauber, RN, MSN, DPA, Consultant, Michigan Department of Community Health
  • Padmini Parthasarathy, MPH, Senior Health Education Specialist, Contra Costa Health Services - Family, Maternal and Child Health Programs, California
  • Cheri Pies, MSW, DrPH, Director, Contra Costa Health Services - Family, Maternal and Child Health Programs, California

Public Health Accreditation Update

  • Kaye Bender, RN, PhD, FAAN, Dean, Professor, and Associate Vice Chancellor for Nursing, University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Nursing
  • Mary V. Davis, DrPH, MSPH, Director, Evaluation Services, North Carolina Institute for Public Health

Regionalizing Public Health Services: Options, Models and Challenges

  • Harold Cox, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice, Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts
  • Edie Snethen, BS, MS, Executive Director, Kansas Association of Local Health Departments

Successful State-Wide, Multi-Stakeholder Neonatal and Maternal Quality Improvement Collaboratives

  • Debra Bingham, MS, RN, DrPH Candidate, Executive Director, California Maternity Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC), Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Jeffrey B. Gould, MD, MPH, Robert L. Hess Professor in Pediatrics, Stanford University, California
  • Elliott Main, MD, Principal Investigator, California Maternity Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC); Chair OB/GYN Department, California Pacific Medical Center
  • Connie Mitchell, MD, MPH, Policy Development, California Department of Public Health; Center for Family Health; Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Program
  • Barbara Murphy, MS, RN, Program Director, California Maternity Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC)

Using the National Environmental Public Health Performance Standards to Improve Environmental Health Services

  • Patrick O. Bohan, MS, RS, MSEH, PhD, Assistant Professor, East Central University, Oklahoma
  • Keith Keene, BA CHM, CEHP, Environmental Health Administrator, DeSoto County Health Department, Florida
  • Sarah Kotchian, EdM, MPH, PhD, Consultant, Sarah Kotchian Consulting, New Mexico
  • John Sarisky, RS, MPH, DAAS, Environmental Health Scientist, Centers for Disease Control National Center for Environmental Health, Georgia

Using Unnatural Causesto Achieve Health Equity

  • LaRisha Baker, BS, Contract Specialist, Multnomah County Health Department, Oregon
  • Gail Brandt, BS, MPH, EdD, Program Manager, Washington State Department of Health
  • Benjamin Duncan, BS, Community Health Specialist, Multnomah County Health Department, Oregon
  • Louise Square, BA, Public Health Representative/Technical Advisor, New York State Department of Health
  • Tricia Tillman, MPH, Health Equity Initiative Program Manager and Diversity and Quality Team Co-chair, Multnomah County Health Department, Oregon

Wednesday, September 10

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Access to Care - Defining a Healthy Seminole County

  • Michael A. Napier, AS, BS, MSHA, Administrator, Seminole County Health Department, Florida
  • Karen van Caulil, PhD, MSPH, Executive Director, Health Council of East Central Florida, Inc.

Applying the High Performance Health System Framework to a Local Public Health System: The Experience of the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District

  • Fernando A. Guerra, MD, MPH, Director of Health, San Antonio Metropolitan Health District, Texas

The Effects of Untreated Mental Illness on Local Health Services: Lessons from Virginia Tech

  • Jody Henry Hershey, MD, MPH, Director, New River Health District, Virginia; Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine, Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • E. Fuller Torrey, MD, Founder and Board Member, Treatment Advocacy Center, Virginia

Expanding Health Insurance Coverage - What is the Public Health Role?

  • John Auerbach, MBA, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
  • Mark B. Horton, MD, MSPH, Director, California Department of Public Health

From Vision to Action: Local, State, and Private Partnership for e-Health in Minnesota

  • Martin LaVenture, PhD, MPH, Director, Center for Health Informatics, Minnesota Department of Health
  • Karen Zeleznak, MPH, MS, RD, Public Health Administrator, City of Bloomington, Minnesota

Promoting Built Environment Change in Los Angeles County

  • Christine Gibson, RN, BSN, PHN, Community Liaison Public Health Nurse, Los Angeles County, Department of Public Health, Community Health Services, California
  • Paul Simon, MD, MPH, Director, Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, California

State and Local Public Health Policies, Programs and Funding to Reduce Children''s Health Inequities through School-Based Access Strategies

  • Linda Juszczak, DNS, MPH, CPNP, Interim Executive Director, National Assembly on School-Based Health Care

What Does It Take? State and Local Partnership for Performance Improvement

  • Sherri McDonald, RN, MPA, Director, Thurston County Public Health and Social Services, Washington
  • Mary Selecky, Secretary of Health, Washington State Department of Health
  • John Wiesman, MPH, Director of Public Health, Clark County Public Health, Washington

Will Your City Survive? : Practical Models to Build Resilience

  • Mitch Stripling, MPA, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Work Globally to Act Locally: Local Approaches Around the World

  • John R. Baird, MD, Health Officer, State Medical Officer, Fargo Cass Public Health, North Dakota

Thursday, September 11

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Federal Sessions

The Federal Role in Ensuring Health Promotion Services for Women, Children and Disabled Populations (#F1)

  • Holly Conner, MA, CHES, Associate Director for Policy, Planning, Evaluation, and Legislation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia
  • Alison Johnson, MPA, Deputy Director, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia
  • Wayne Sauseda, Division Director, Health Resources and Services Administration, United States Department of Health and Human Services

Chronic Disease Integration: Working Together to Promote Healthy Behaviors (#F3)

  • Janet Collins, PhD, Director, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia
  • Matthew McKenna, MD, MPH, Director, Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia

Collaborating for Food Safety in the 21st Century(#F6)

  • Richard H. Barnes, REHS, RS, Director, Division of Federal-State Relations, Food and Drug Administration
  • Elisabeth Hagen, MD, Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Public Health Science, Food Safety and Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture
  • Art Liang, MD, MPH, Associate Director for Foodborne Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-borne, and Enteric Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia

Federal Sharing Session on Infectious Disease(#F7)

  • Achal Bhatt, PhD, Health Communications Specialist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia
  • Kevin Fenton, MD, PhD, Director, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia
  • Susan DeLisle, ARNP, MPH, Associate Director for Program Integration, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia
  • Rima Khabbaz, MD, Director, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia
  • Anne Schuchat, MD, Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia

Federal Support for State and Local Public Health Infrastructure(#F10)

  • Dennis Lenaway, PhD, MPH, Director, Office of Public Health System Performance Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia
  • Steve L. Solomon, MD, Director, Coordinating Center for Health Information and Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia

The Future of Performance Evaluation, Metrics and Accountability for State and Local Public Health Preparedness(#F4)

  • Craig Thomas, PhD, Outcome Monitoring and Evaluation Branch Chief, Coordinating Office For Terrorism and Emergency Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia

Key Issues and Updates in Environmental Health Practice and Policy (#F2-#F5)

  • Georges C. Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP, Executive Director, American Public Health Association
  • Robert G. Blake, MPH, REHS, Director, Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center of Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia
  • Susan Jennings, MS, Coordinator EPA/CDC/ATSDR Collaboration Office, United States Environmental Protection

Perspectives on Legal Protections for Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Units and Volunteers (#F8)

  • Evan D. Anderson, JD, Research Associate, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Maryland
  • Martin V. Thone, Jr., MS, PhD, Director of Special Operations, Casper-Natrona County Health Department, Wyoming
  • Steven A. Wagner, MPH, JD, Chief, Preparedness Policy and Planning, Ohio Department of Health

Public Health Informatics(#F9)

  • Leslie Lenert, MD, MS, Director, National Center for Public Health Informatics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia
  • John W. Loonsk, MD, Director, Office of Interoperability and Standards, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, United States Department of Health and Human Services

What are our Federal Partners Doing to Address Workforce Issues? (#F11)

  • Patricia Drehobl, RN, MPH, Associate Director for Program Development
    Office of Workforce and Career Development (OWCD), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia
  • Bob Lavigna, Vice President, Research, Partnership for Public Service, District of Columbia

Thursday, September 11

2:45 pm – 4:15 pm

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals: Ensuring a Competent Workforce (#55)

  • Ron Bialek, MPP, President, Public Health Foundation, District of Columbia
  • Larry D. Jones, MPH, Health Director, City of Independence, Missouri

Creating a Public Health Ethics Framework (#198)

  • Nancy M. Baum, MHS, Doctoral Candidate, University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • Neelam Ghiya, ORISE Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • James Thomas, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina

Evidence, Equity, Empowerment, Environment: The Evolution of Chronic Disease Prevention in California Health Departments (#173)

  • George R. Flores, MD, MPH, Senior Program Officer, The California Endowment
  • Mark B. Horton, MD, MSPH, Director, California Department of Public Health
  • Clarissa Hsu, PhD, Research Associate - Community Health, Center for Community Health and Evaluation at the Group Health Center for Health Studies, Washington
  • Anthony Iton, JD, MD, MPH, Director, Alameda County Public Health Department
  • Bob Prentice, PhD, Senior Associate for Public Health Policy and Practice, Public Health Institute, California
  • Linda Rudolph, MD, MPH, Health Officer, City of Berkley Public Health, California
  • Liz Schwarte, MPH, Associate, Samuels and Associates, California

Improving Health Status inGeneseeCounty by Covering the Uninsured: Seven Years of Success through Genesee Health Plan (#177)

  • Anthony Artis, Program Officer, Ruth Mott Foundation, Michigan
  • Linda Dean Hamacher, Senior Consultant, Health Management Associates; Executive Director, Genesee Health Plan, Michigan
  • Janet Olszewski, MS, Director, Michigan Department of Community Health
  • Robert M. Pestronk, MPH, NACCHO Immediate Past President and Health Officer, Genesee County Health Department, Michigan
  • Donna Strugar-Fritsch, BSN, MPA, Principal, Health Management Associates, Michigan
  • Trissa Torres, MD, MSPH, FACPM, Medical Director, Genesys HealthWorks, Genesys Health System, Michigan

Local and State Health Strategies to Effect Health Outcome Related to Climate (#204)

  • John Balbus, MD, MPH, Director, Environmental Health Programs, Environmental Defense, District of Columbia

MissionPossible: State and Local Public Health Partnerships to Address Nutrition and Physical Activity in Schools (#156-181)

  • Diana Colaianni, MSN, RN, Nursing Director, Mahoning County District Board of Health, Ohio
  • Carrie McLachlan, MPA, Assessment and Community Development Supervisor, Island County Public Health, Washington
  • Whitney Webber, MS, Program Specialist, Chronic Disease Prevention, Island County Public Health, Washington

Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Outreach

State and Local Public Health Partnerships: Using Strategic Marketing Techniques to Improve Georgia''s Public Health Preparedness Efforts (#103-144)

  • Bonnie Martin, BS, Emergency Response Planning Coordinator, Kansas City Health Department, Missouri
  • Richard Quartarone, BA, Public Health Liaison Program Coordinator, Georgia Division of Public Health, Office of Preparedness
  • Rachel Vasconez, MBA, MPH, Health Community Emergency Personnel Coordinator, Georgia Division of Public Health, Department of Human Resources

Preventing and Controlling Diabetes - A Comprehensive Public Health Approach (#184)

  • John Auerbach, MBA, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
  • Sharon Moffatt, RN, BSN, MS,Chief of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials(ASTHO)

A Process to Change Public Health Practice to Address Social Determinants of Health (#23N)

  • Gail Brandt, BS, MPH, EdD, Program Manager, Washington State Department of Health
  • Marilyn H. Sitaker, MPH, Lead Epidemiologist, Chronic Disease Prevention Unit, Washington State Department of Health

State and Local Health Department Collaboration for HIV and STD Prevention: Examples from California and North Carolina(#80-91)

  • Colleen DiLiddo, MPH, Public Health Prevention Specialist, Northeastern North Carolina Partnership for Public Health
  • Peter R. Kerndt, MD, MPH, Director, Sexually Transmitted Disease Program, Los Angeles County, Department of Public Health, California; Chair, National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD)
  • John M. Peebles, MS, Operations Manager, North Carolina Communicable Disease Branch, State of North Carolina
  • Dan Wohlfeiler, MJ, MPH, Chief, Office of Policy and Communications, California Department of Public Health, STD Control Branch

Using Law to Improve the Public''s Health: Available Resources and Technical Assistance for State and Local Health Officials (#208)

  • Marice Ashe, JD, MPH, Director, Public Health Law and Policy, Public Health Institute, California
  • Doug Blanke, JD, Executive Director, Tobacco Control Legal Consortium, Minnesota
  • Michelle Larkin, RN, MS, JD, Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, New Jersey

Friday, September 12

8:30 am – 9:30 am

Altered Standards of Care for Pandemic Influenza (#108)

  • Donna E. Levin, JD, General Counsel, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Building a Multi-level Public Health Alliance to Increase Smoking Cessation: The Example of the EX Campaign (#65)

  • Michael C. Caldwell, MD, MPH, Commissioner of Health, Dutchess County Department of Health, New York
  • William L. Furmanski, Senior Vice President, Foundation Program Operation, American Legacy Foundation, District of Columbia
  • Mary Selecky, Secretary of Health, Washington State Department of Health

California''s Tuberculosis Indicators Project: A Successful Intervention to Improve Patient and Public Health Outcomes (#31)

  • Anne Cass, MPH, Tuberculosis Indicators Project (TIP) Coordinator, State of California
  • Melissa Ehman, MPH, Epidemiologist, University of California, San Francisco (in contract with California Department of Public Health)

A Coordinated Approach to Combating a Crypto Outbreak (#98)

  • Gary Edwards, Executive Director, Salt Lake Valley Health Department, Utah
  • Robert T. Rolfs, MD, MPH, State Epidemiologist, Utah Department of Health

Face-to-Face: A State-Local Dialogue on Environmental Public Health Tracking (#77)

  • Thomas S. Dunlop, REHS, MPH Candidate, President, Dunlop Environmental Consulting, Inc., Colorado
  • Greg Kearney, DrPH, MPH, RS, Environmental Epidemiologist, Florida Department of Health

Health andDisability: An Evolving Paradigm(#19)

  • Barbara L. Garcia, MSEd, Family Health Services, Developmental Disabilities, Alameda County Health Care Services, Public Health Department, California
  • Nina Martin-Anzuoni, RN, Public Health Emergency Planner, Franklin Regional Council of Governments, Massachusetts
  • Thomas Quade, MA, MPH, Public Health Deputy for Administration, Akron Health Department, Ohio

Healthy Homes: A Health Equity Strategy (#7)

  • Benjamin Duncan, BS, Community Health Worker, Multnomah County Health Department, Oregon

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Overdue! Strategic Planning in a Local Health Department (#14)

  • Lauren A. Shirey, MPH, Community Health Analyst, Genesee County Health Department, Michigan

Understanding the Complexity of Trans Fatty Acid Reduction (#16)

  • Sonia Angell, MD, MPH, Director CV Disease Prevention and Control Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Robert H. Eckel, MD, Charles A. Boettcher Professor of Medicine and Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Colorado Denver

Web-based System Links Asthma Clinicians to Housing Code Enforcement (#161)

  • Dion Irish, BS, MUA, Assistant Commissioner/ Director of Housing Inspections, City of Boston Inspectional Services Department, Massachusetts
  • Margaret Reid, RN/ADN, BA, Director, Division of Healthy Homes and Community Supports, Boston Public Health Commission, Massachusetts
  • Megan Sandel, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts

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