Meeting 4: Public Health Strategies to Improve Health

When: May 18, 2010 (9:00 AM Eastern)
Where: Keck Center • 500 Fifth St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

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

IOM Committee on Public Health Strategies to Improve Health
Meeting Four  
May 18, 2010

Room 101
Keck Center of the National Academies
Washington, DC

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8:00 am

Welcome and introductions

Marthe Gold, IOM Committee Chair, and Steve Teutsch, IOM Committee Vice-Chair

8:10 am

HHS Community Health Data Initiative

Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer, Department of Health and Human Services

Linda Bilheimer, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

9:10 am

The role of the executive branch in public health law and regulation

Mariano-Florentino (Tino) Cuéllar, Special Assistant to the President for Justice and Regulatory Policy, White House Domestic Policy Council 

9:30 am

Committee questions and discussion

9:50 am

Panel I. Authorities, organization, and key issues in (and between) federal, state, and local public health agencies. Moderator: Lawrence Gostin, IOM Committee Member

Judith Monroe, Director, Office of State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support, CDC

Patrick Libbey, Eld Inlet Associates

10:30 am


10:40 am


Panel I. (Continued)

James G. Hodge, Lincoln Professor of Health Law and Ethics, Director, Public Health Law & Policy Program, Arizona State University

Gene W. Matthews, Senior Fellow, North Carolina Institute for Public Health, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Dan Stier, Consulting Attorney, Public Health Law Center, William Mitchell College of Law

11:40 am

Committee questions and discussion

12:15 pm


1:15 pm


Panel II. Different perspectives on using the law to improve population health: tobacco, obesity, and beyond. Moderator: Leslie Beitsch, IOM Committee Member.

Marice Ashe, Director, Public Health Law & Policy

Stephen D. Sugarman, Roger J. Traynor Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley

Scott Burris, Professor of Law, Temple School of Law

2:15 pm

Committee questions and discussion

2:45 pm


3:00 pm

Panel III. Public health law at the local level. Moderator:  Wilfredo Lopez, IOM Committee Member.

Wendy Perdue, Georgetown University Law Center

Robert Pestronk, Executive Director, National Association of County and City Health Officials

Lynn Silver, Assistant Commissioner, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

4:00 pm

Committee questions and discussion

4:30 pm

Closing comments and discussion

4:45 pm


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