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Sixth National Environmental Public Health Conference:
Preparing for the Environmental Public Health Challenges of the 21st Century

Agenda at a Glance

Wednesday, December 3 

Thursday, December 4
  • Plenary Theme: "Building Successful Environmental Public Health Programs"
     
  • Plenary Theme: "Planning for the Future"

    Breakout Sessions:
    12:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
Friday, December 5
  • Plenary Theme: "Planning for the Future" (continued)

 

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Wednesday, December 3:

8:30 a.m. Plenary Theme:
"Challenges for the Future in Environmental Public Health"

Welcome & Opening Remarks:
Henry Falk, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, National Center for Environmental Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Assistant Administrator, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Julie Louise Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Administrator, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Presentation to:
Richard Joseph Jackson, M.D., M.P.H.
Senior Advisor to the Director
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Speakers:
Julie Louise Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H.
"Meeting the Environmental Public Health Challenges of the 21st Century"

Jo Ivey Boufford, M.D.
Dean, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
New York University
"The Future of the Public’s Health in the 21st Century"

Questions and Answers
 
10:15 a.m. Break
 
10:45 a.m. Moderator:
Richard Joseph Jackson, M.D., M.P.H.

Keynote Speaker:
William McDonough
McDonough Consulting, LLC
“Nature, Urban Design, and Renewal of Human Industry”

Questions and Answers
 
12:00 p.m. Lunch, Breakout Session
 
1:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
 
3:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
 
5:00 p.m. Recess

 
Thursday, December 4:
 
8:30 a.m. Plenary Theme:
"Building Successful Environmental Public Health Programs"

Moderator:
Patrick J. Meehan, M.D.
Deputy Director for Program, NCEH/ATSDR

Speakers:
William Pound
Executive Director, National Conference of State Legislatures
"Making the Case With Your State Legislature"

Representative G. Spencer Coggs
Wisconsin State Legislature
"State Legislator’s View of Environmental Public Health"

Virginia A. Caine, M.D.
President, American Public Health Association &
Director, Marion County Health Department
"Building Local Environmental Public Health Capacity"

Questions and Answers
 
9:30 a.m. Break
 
10:00 a.m. Plenary Theme:
"Planning for the Future"

NCEH/ATSDR recently launched a strategic directions initiative that complements CDC/ATSDR’s “Futures Initiative.” The purpose of these initiatives is to achieve the best possible science and service for our customers and partners. The following four sessions are based on four strategic areas of interest: Customers and Partners, Public Health Research, Health Systems, and Global Health. Plenary speakers will include NCEH/ATSDR staff, other CDC staff, and eminent non-federal discussants. There will be opportunities for audience input.

Part I: Customers and Partners

 
11:00 a.m.

Part II: Public Health Research

 
12:00 p.m. Lunch, Breakout Session
 
1:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
 
3:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
 
5:00 p.m. Recess

 
Friday, December 5:
 
8:30 a.m. Moderator:
Henry Falk, M.D., M.P.H.

"Environmental Public Health Leaders: A Panel Discussion"
Sarah B. Kotchian, Ed.M, M.P.H., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico

 
9:30 a.m. "Planning for the Future" (continued)

Part III: Health Systems
 
10:30 a.m. Break
 
11:00 a.m. Part IV: Global Health
 
12:00 p.m. Moderator:
Henry Falk, M.D., M.P.H.

Speakers:
Tommy G. Thompson
Secretary
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
(Invited)

Vice Admiral Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S
The Surgeon General of the United States
(Invited)

Henry Falk, M.D., M.P.H.
Closing Remarks
 
1:15 p.m. Adjourn
 



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