Symposium Agenda

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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

JW Marriott (Penn Avenue Terrace): 1331 Pennsylvania AVE NW, Washington, DC 20004.

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Networking Reception

Monday, April 30, 2018

National Press Club (13th Floor Ballroom): 529 14th ST NW, Washington, DC 20045

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Idea Exchange Breakfast
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Welcome and Overview of Gulf States Health Policy Center
PRESENTERS: Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA (TCC); Maria Pisu, PhD (Research); Candace Forbes Bright, PhD (Theme Issue Journal)
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM PANEL 1: State of Community Affairs
PRESENTER: Dayna Matthew, JD;
PANELISTS: Susan Mayfield Johnson; Bryn A. Manzella, MPH; Ashley McKenzie-Skipper; Rev. Edwin Sanders
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM PANEL 2: Early Effects of Health Policy Research in the Community
MODERATOR: Paul D. Juarez, PhD;
PANELISTS: Shearie Archer; Jennifer Langhinrichsen-Rohling, PhD; Mirjam-Colette Kempf, PhD, MPH
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch & Keynote Presentation
Otis W. Brawley, MD
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM PANEL 3: Future Health Policy Research Needed in the Community
PANELISTS: Pamela Bowen, PhD, CRNP; Kim Lien Tran; Claudette Walker, MA; Candace Forbes Bright, PhD
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Conversation with Dr. John Ruffin: Health Policy affects Health Outcomes
2:45 PM – 3:00 PM A Call to Action
Rapporteur: Daniel E. Dawes, JD

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