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NCHCMM Conference Program - Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

7:00 AM-8:00 AM: Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM-9:30 AM

8:00 AM-1:30 PM: Exhibit Hall

9:30 AM-10:00 AM: Break

11:45 AM-1:00 PM: Lunch

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

2:30 PM-2:45 PM: Break

2:45 PM-4:00 PM – Grand Ballroom E: Closing Plenary Session

Through, With and Around: Looking at all the Stakeholders in Keeping Youth Healthy and Active

Thursday, September 13th from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM

Ask any parent and the list of concerns they have is quite long. From sleeping safely through the night to adopting healthy habits for life, the issues are daunting and the stakes are high. This session explores how to reach multiple audiences – health care professionals, stakeholders, parents, and youth themselves – in the quest to see our youth grow up healthy.


Using Motivators to Develop Messages for Pre- and Post-Natal Women

Thursday, September 13th from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM

Developing prevention messages and campaigns for women before, during and after pregnancy must take into account varying motivations. This session will address how research uncovers motivations and behaviors of vulnerable populations and how to creating separate messaging that align with those insights.


Public Health Promotion and Interventions Beyond Geopolitical and Natural Borders

Thursday, September 13th from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

As public health issues transcend our political and natural borders, understanding how best to communicate across different communities around the globe is increasingly important. This session seeks to learn from efforts that addressed crises – the Zika outbreak and Hurricane Irma – and proactive promotion – with World AIDS Day and World TB Day.


Unlocking Disease Control

Thursday, September 13th from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Dealing with diseases from viruses such as HPV and Zika requires multifaceted communication efforts with hard-to-reach public audiences. This session will examine new ways to reach college students and US-Mexican binational populations, focused on both communication and education, along with the latest research findings.


Women and Health Communication: A Diversity of Approaches

Thursday, September 13th from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

African-American and Hispanic women are at higher risk for many diseases and conditions compared with other female groups. This session will focus on culturally competent, evidence-based strategies that inform, persuade and engage women to take control of their health



  • Page last reviewed: September 10, 2018
  • Page last updated: September 10, 2018
  • Content source:
    • Office of the Associate Director for Communication, Office of Communication Science