Maryland Public Health Association 2014 Annual Conference

18 September 2014 08:30 AM till 04:30 PM

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Event Description

 

"Advocating for Health: Public Health Wins in Maryland"

 

Conference Agenda

 

Time

Topic & Presenter

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:10 am

Welcome and Greetings

Hoai-An Truong, PharmD, MPH

MdPHA President

9:10 am – 9:45 am

Keynote Address

Joyce Gaufin, BS

President, American Public Health Association

9:45 am – 10:15 am

Health in All Policies: Using Health Impact Assessment for Public Health Advances

Keshia Pollack, PhD, MPH

Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

10:15 am – 10:35 am

***Break***

Student Posters and Exhibitions

10:35 am – 10:45 am

Welcome and Greetings

Thomas Burke, PhD, MPH

Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Training, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

10:45 am – 12:00 pm

“Health in All Policies” Panel Discussion

Moderated by: Anne Marie O’Keefe, PhD, JD

Panelists:

  • Carnell Cooper, MD, FACS

            University of Maryland Medical Center

  • Adelaide Eckardt

Maryland State House of Delegates, District 37B

  • John O’Hara, BS, MS, PhD

Maryland GASP

  • Keshia Pollack, PhD, MPH

Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

  • Sacoby Wilson, PhD, MS

Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health

  • Nikki Highsmith Vernick, MPA

The Horizon Foundation

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch and Networking

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Public Health Wins in 2014 and Priorities Ahead

Laura Herrera, MD, MPH

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Award Ceremony and Business Meeting    

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Tools of the Trade: Breakout Sessions Part 1

  • “How to Talk to Your Legislator”

Hosted by: Cassandra Gresien, MPHA & Molly Mitchell, JD, Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
 

  • “How to Write an Op-Ed”

Hosted by: Emily Schwartz Greco, The Institute for Policy Studies

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm

***Break***

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Tools of the Trade: Breakout Sessions Part 2

  • “Using Social Media to Advocate for Public Health Issues”

Hosted by: Matthew Celentano, Health Care for All!
 

  • “Protecting Childrens' Health – Making the Case”

Hosted by: Rebecca Ruggles, Maryland Environmental Health Network

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Closing Remarks

Hoai-An Truong, PharmD, MPH

MdPHA President

 

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18 September 2014

8:30 AM

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Location

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 N Wolfe Street
Baltimore
Maryland
United States
21205

About the organizer

Maryland Public Health Association
As the state’s affiliate to the American Public Health Association, the Maryland Public Health Association (MdPHA) represents many disciplines working to grow healthy communities in Maryland. MdPHA represents all public health interests through advocacy efforts in Annapolis, by promoting best practices, by providing valuable educational activities for our members, and creating strong organizational networks.

http://www.mdpha.org

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