Thursday, June 28, 2018

Prevention Research Centers Improving Health Disparities in Rural Communities

Ask the Experts: Prevention Research Centers Improving Health Disparities in Rural Communities
June 29, 2018
2 – 3:00 p.m. ET
Hosted by: ASTHO and CDC

DESCRIPTION:
Join ASTHO and CDC to learn about policy, systems, and environmental change strategies for promoting public health in rural settings. Expert panelists will discuss innovative public health programs and partnerships for improving health disparities in rural communities.
When you register, submit up to two questions for the panel. This session will offer an engaging discussion about the intersections of community-based research, policy development, and program implementation.
This is the final event in a three-part series highlighting CDC’s Prevention Research Centers

EXPERT PANEL:
Sally Davis, Director, University of New Mexico Prevention Research Center
Lynn Gallagher, Cabinet Secretary, New Mexico Department of Health
Diane Hall, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of the Associate Director for Policy, CDC
Sara Wilcox, Director, University of South Carolina Prevention Research Center

OBJECTIVES: 
Facilitate discussion between public health experts.
Identify policy, systems, and environmental change strategies for promoting public health in rural settings.

Understand how public health can incorporate innovative practices, like telemedicine, to improve health disparities in rural communities.

Learn how state health departments can partner with Prevention Research Centers and non-traditional partners to implement and adapt public health programs for rural communities.

Register at https://astho.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9SIyozfmeMIol3D

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