|2009 Chronic Disease Conference
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
4770 Buford Hwy, NE
Atlanta, GA 30341-3717
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will host the 20th
National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control: Cultivating
The 20th National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
will be celebrating two decades of extraordinary progress in the prevention
and control of chronic diseases and drawing on these
successes to accelerate progress over the next 20 years. Conference
presenters will share relevant information on innovations in science,
policy, community interventions, health marketing, and information
technology that support healthy lifestyles and cultivate healthy
communities. Through extensive networking opportunities, participants will
learn successful chronic disease prevention efforts, best practices,
and effective intervention techniques used by their colleagues and
challenges as we move into the next decade of health system transformation.
- The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD)
- The Directors of Health Promotion and Education (DHPE)
- Prevention Research Centers (PRCs)
Conference Date and Location
Monday, February 23 – Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Gaylord National Convention Center
National Harbor, MD 20745
(Greater Washington DC area just off I-95 on the Capital Beltway, 12 minutes
from Reagan National Airport)
In the Past the Conference Content Has Been Perceived as Advantageous
and Proved of Practical Value to:
- Physicians, nurses, dentists, nutritionists, dietitians, health
educators, epidemiologists, statisticians, behavioral scientists, health
communication specialists, evaluation specialists, and health
- Public health and education professionals at the local, state, and
federal level dedicated to chronic diseases and health promotion.
- Academic and research staff from educational institutions.
- Members of voluntary and health professional associations interested
in the prevention and control of chronic diseases.
- Representatives from special interest groups, business, and
CDC, our planners, and our presenters wish to disclose they have no
financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of
commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial
supporters with the exception of
- Angela Blackwell, as Founder and CEO, wishes to disclose an
ownership interest in PolicyLink.
- Quynh Dao Dang of Texas A&M University – Commerce wishes to disclose
commercial support received in the form of salary under a previously
held position as Health and Fitness Director for a Fortune 500 company.
- Deborah Porterfield or RTI International wishes to disclose that RTI
International received commercial support through Pfizer Grants in
Public Health - funding was used to carry out the project and pay
salaries of project staff.
- Richard Wender of Jefferson Medical College, Department of Family
Medicine wishes to disclose that the Department of Family Medicine has
received honoraria for advisory services he has provided to GI View,
Epigenomics, and Genenews.
- Adam Werbach of Saatchi & Saatchi S wishes to disclose that he has
received consulting fees from Wellpoint.
Presentations will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a
product or a product under investigational use.
This conference has not received commercial support of any kind.
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to
provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this
educational activity for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1
Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the
extent of their participation in the activity.
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a
provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses
Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity provides 14.5 contact hours.
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a designated
provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health
education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing,
Inc. This program is a designated event for the CHES to receive 14.5
Category I contact hours in health education, CDC provider number
- The CDC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the
International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET),
1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. The CDC is authorized
by IACET to offer 1.5 CEU's for this program.
Page last reviewed: February 20, 2009
Page last modified: February 20, 2009
Content source: National Center for
Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion