Meeting

Meeting 1: Public Health Strategies to Improve Health


When: November 3, 2009 (8:00 AM Eastern)
Where: National Academy of Sciences Building (Room 250) • 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418

Topic Public Health
Activity: Public Health Strategies to Improve Health
Board: Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

Agenda

8:00 – 8:10 am

Welcome and Introductions
Marthe Gold
IOM Committee Chair

 
8:10 – 8:30 am  


The charge to the committee
James S. Marks
Senior Vice President, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

8:30 – 8:45 am

Committee questions and discussion

 
8:45 – 9:00 am

 
Public health, prevention, and health care reform
Georges Benjamin
Executive Director, American Public Health Association

9:00 – 9:15 am

Committee questions and discussion  

 
9:15– 9:45 am

 
Funding for state public health agencies: status and impact
Paul Jarris
Executive Director, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Jeffrey Engel
State Health Director, North Carolina

 
9:45 – 10:00 am

 
The perspective of state governments
Joyal Mulheron
Program Director, Public Health, Health Division, National Governors Association

10:00 – 10:30 am

Committee questions and discussion  

 
10:30 – 10:40 am

 
Break  

 
10:40 – 11:00 am

 
Public health perspective on implementing health care reform
Karen Hendricks
Director of Policy Development, Trust for America’s Health

11:00 – 11:10 am

Committee questions and discussion

 
11:10 – 11:30 am

 
The Prevention for a Healthier America Report
Ruth Finkelstein
Vice President for Health Policy, New York Academy of Medicine

11:30 – 11:40 am

Committee questions and discussion

 
11:40 am - 12:10 pm

 

 
Funding for local public health agencies: status and impact
David Fleming
Director and Health Officer, Seattle & King County
Robert Pestronk
Executive Director, National Association of County and City Health Officials

 
12:10 – 12:30 pm

 
Committee questions and discussion

 
12:30 pm

 
Concluding comments and adjourn

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