Symposium Agenda

The Gulf States Health Policy Center (GS-HPC) is hosting a one-day symposium titled, Health Policy Affects Health Outcomes: Community Determinants of Health, in Washington, D.C. on April 30, 2018. This event will introduce a theme issue of the journal, Progress in Community Health Partnerships, which highlights community and academic partnership in health policy research. The symposium will engage leaders from community, academic, and policy arenas to explore strategies for working collaboratively to improve health in our communities.

Sunday, April 29, 2018

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Networking Reception

Monday, April 30, 2018

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Idea Exchange Breakfast
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Welcome and Overview of Gulf States Health Policy Center
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM PANEL 1: State of Community Affairs
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM PANEL 2: Early Effects of Health Policy Research in the Community
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM PANEL 3: Future Health Policy Research Needed in the Community
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Conversation with Dr. John Ruffin: Health Policy affects Health Outcomes

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