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Web Forum, 3/19: Advancing Prevention and Population Health

March 19, 2015

2015 brings renewed efforts and new opportunities to strengthen prevention and population health, bringing an expanded list of multi-sector partners and policymakers to ensure greater awareness and reach. Private/public partnerships funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have led to a host of initiatives that are building a strong foundation for healthier communities. Learn about cultivating partnerships, supporting continued investments in prevention and population health, and building a culture of health. 


Advancing Prevention and Population Health: New Year, New Efforts, New Opportunities

Thursday, March 19
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM Pacific



This Web Forum will include: 

  • An update on how children’s hospitals are working to advance population health;
  • Strategies from a public health department that is leading the way with elected officials and other stakeholders to build support for continuing public investments; and
  • A Congressional update about the current national funding landscape for public health. 



Karen Sever Hill, Director, Child Advocacy, Children’s Hospital Association
Chris Tholkes, MPA, Assistant Division Director, Minnesota Department of Health
Andi Lipstein Fristedt, MPA, Senior Health Policy Advisor, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

With additional commentary from several of the host organizations



Matthew Marsom, Vice President, Public Policy and Programs, Public Health Institute 


Sponsored by American Public Health Association, Prevention Institute, Public Health Institute, and Trust for America's Health