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Save-the-Date - October 22, 2013 - Ounce of Prevention Conference 2013

posted May 16, 2013, 9:59 AM by Maria Geueke

Please save-the-date for the upcoming DPH: Ounce of Prevention 2013 Conference. 

Tuesday, October 22, 2013


Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center
181 Boston Post Rd West (Route 20 West), Marlborough, Massachusetts

Conference Focus: Cross-sector collaboration in healthcare reform and primary prevention; promoting health equity through chronic disease services integration; climate change and public health; more

Who Should Attend?:  Professionals and Advocates from sectors working on:  Healthy Communities, Chronic Disease Prevention, Mental Health, Emergency Preparedness, Local Public Health, Substance Abuse, Policymakers, Senior Services, Education, Healthcare, Environmental Health and more.

Awards:  Commissioner's Leadership and Healthy Communities Award Nomination Forms will be available June 1st.

Keynote Speaker:  Jeff Levi, PhD, is the Executive Director of the Trust for America's Health, where he leads the organization's advocacy efforts on behalf of a modernized public health system.  He oversees TFAH's work on a range of public health issues, including implementation of the public health provisions of the Affordable Care Act and annual reports assessing the nation's public health preparedness, investment in public health infrastructure, and response to chronic diseases such as obesity.  In January 2011, President Obama appointed Dr. Levi to serve as a member of the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health.  In April 2011, Surgeon General Benjamin appointed him chair of the Advisory Group.

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Maria Geueke,
May 16, 2013, 10:00 AM