2019 Public Health Ethics Forum Program Agenda

2019 Public Health Ethics Forum: Ethical Dilemmas in Child and Adolescent Health

Presented by: Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care at Tuskegee University

April 26, 2019, 8:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

CDC Roybal Campus, Tom Harkin Global Communications Center – Auditorium A

1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329

The goal of the 2019 Public Health Ethics Forum is to consider factors that affect healthy development among children and adolescents, particularly youth of color, and how to identify and address ethical implications for public health interventions.

2019 Public Health Ethics Forum Agenda
Program Agenda
Time Subject Speaker/Location
7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Registration

Student Poster Exhibits Open

Conference Lobby Area
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Welcome

Leandris Liburd, PhD, MPH, MA
Director, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Rueben Warren, D.D.S., M.P.H., Dr.P.H., M.Div.
Director, National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care at Tuskegee University

Master of Ceremonies

CAPT Craig Wilkins, OMHHE, CDC

8:45a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Remarks

Anne Schuchat, MD (RADM, USPHS, RET)
Principal Deputy Director of CDC

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. PL1 Opening Plenary

David Hodge, PhD, DMin, M.Ed., M.T.S.
Associate Director of Education and Associate Processor, National Center of Bioethics in Research and Health Care at Tuskegee University

9:45 a.m. –  10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. A: Panel Presentation: Social and Physical Determinants of Adolescent Health

Adolfo Berduo
Member, Latino Youth Leadership Academy and Student, Chamblee Charter High School – Atlanta, Georgia

Kendarius Ivey
Member, Bridge Builders Program and Student, Booker T. Washington High School – Tuskegee, Alabama

Emma MacDonald
Member, VOX Teen Communications and Student, Rockdale Magnet School – Atlanta, Georgia

Maya Martin
Member, VOX Teen Communications and Student, Agnes Scott College – Atlanta, Georgia

JaMyia McNeil
Member, Bridge Builders Program and Student, Booker T. Washington High School – Tuskegee, Alabama

 ModeratorDr. Rueben Warren
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Poster Session Student Presentations
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Concurrent Breakout Sessions 1 Sessions in Auditorium A available online
B1. Adolescent Access to Sexual Health Education and Services

Kathleen Ethier, PhD
Director, Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention

Jessica Sales, PhD
Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health

Auditorium A

(available online)

B2. Facing Substance Abuse and Mental Health Challenges with Facts and Moral Courage

Roslyn Holliday Moore, MS
Senior Public Health Analyst, Office of Behavioral Health Equity, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Marcia Riggs, PhD
J. Erskine Love Professor of Christian Ethics
Columbia Theological Seminary

 Room 245
B3. Intergenerational and Structural Challenges as Ethical Imperatives in the Prevention of Childhood Adversity, Opioid Overdose and Suicide 

Melissa Merrick, PhD
Senior Epidemiologist, Surveillance Branch, Division of Violence Prevention

Jim Lavery, PhD
Hilton Chair in Global Health Ethics and Professor, Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

 Room 246
B4. Food Insecurity and the Charitable Response

Emily Engelhard, MA
Managing Director of Research and Evaluation, Feeding America

Jonathan Crane, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Raymond F. Schinazi Scholar of Bioethics and Jewish Thought at Emory University’s Center for Ethics; Associate Professor of Medicine, Emory School of Medicine; and Associate Professor of Religion, Emory College

 Room 247
B5. Vaccine Hesitancy Ethical Implications: Measles Outbreak in a Minnesota Somali Population

Lynn Bahta, BSN, PHN
Immunization Clinical Consultant, Minnesota Department of Health

Hinda Omar, BASc
Health Educator, Minnesota Department of Health

Kathy Kinlaw, MDiv
Associate Director of the Emory University Center for Ethics and Director of the Center’s Program in Health Sciences and Ethics; Bioethics Associate in Pediatrics, Emory School of Medicine; and Executive Director of the Health Care Ethics Consortium of Georgia

 Room 248
1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Break
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

 

 

Concurrent Breakout Sessions 2 (Repeated topics and session speakers)
C1. Adolescent Access to Sexual Health Education and Services

Kathleen Ethier, PhD
Director, Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention

Jessica Sales, PhD
Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health

Room 245
C2. Facing Substance Abuse and Mental Health Challenges with Facts and Moral Courage

Roslyn Holliday Moore, MS
Senior Public Health Analyst, Office of Behavioral Health Equity, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Marcia Riggs, PhD
J. Erskine Love Professor of Christian Ethics
Columbia Theological Seminary

Auditorium A

(available online)

C3. Intergenerational and Structural Challenges as Ethical Imperatives in the Prevention of Childhood Adversity, Opioid Overdose and Suicide

Melissa Merrick, PhD
Senior Epidemiologist, Surveillance Branch, Division of Violence Prevention

Jim Lavery, PhD
Hilton Chair in Global Health Ethics and Professor, Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Room 246
C4. Food Insecurity and the Charitable Response

Emily Engelhard, MA
Managing Director of Research and Evaluation, Feeding America

Jonathan Crane, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Raymond F. Schinazi Scholar of Bioethics and Jewish Thought at Emory University’s Center for Ethics; Associate Professor of Medicine, Emory School of Medicine; and Associate Professor of Religion, Emory College

Room 247
C5. Vaccine Hesitancy Ethical Implications: Measles Outbreak in a Minnesota Somali Population

Lynn Bahta, BSN, PHN
Immunization Clinical Consultant, Minnesota Department of Health

Hinda Omar, BASc
Health Educator, Minnesota Department of Health

Kathy Kinlaw, MDiv
Associate Director of the Emory University Center for Ethics and Director of the Center’s Program in Health Sciences and Ethics; Bioethics Associate in Pediatrics, Emory School of Medicine; and Executive Director of the Health Care Ethics Consortium of Georgia

Room 248
3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Student Poster Awards

Karen Bouye, PhD, MPH, MS
Senior Advisor for Research/Health Scientist, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, CDC

3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Closing Plenary: Adverse Childhood Experiences, Toxic Stress, and Health Disparities: The Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity and How We Can Respond 

Stan Sonu, MD, MPH
Associate Program Director, Preventive Medicine Residency Program and Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine

4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Adjourn Dr. Leandris Liburd

Dr. Rueben Warren

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