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20th Annual NALBOH Conference - Celebrating Achievements, Shaping the Future
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National Association of Local Boards of Health

8/8/2012 to 8/10/2012
When: 8/8/2012
Where: Hyatt Regency Downtown
265 Peachtree Street Northeast
Atlanta, Georgia  30303
United States
Contact: Tracy Shupp

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20th Annual NALBOH Conference - Celebrating Achievements, Shaping the Future

August 8 – 10, 2012

Hyatt Regency Downtown - Atlanta, Georgia

Conference Goal:

The 2012 Annual NALBOH Conference is designed to provide attendees with information about past public health achievements, current public health priorities, and the role of governance in shaping the future of public health.

Conference Objectives

  • Define the governance role boards of health must assume when addressing current public health priorities, including "Winnable Battles."
  • Describe the benefits of public health achievements in improving the health of communities.Adapt examples of evidence-based practices to advocate for local public health policies.
  • Identify resources to create a board development plan that includes education, engagement, and leadership.

Keynote Speakers

Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH
Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Administrator, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Wednesday, August 8, 2012

David Satcher, MD, PhD
Director, Satcher Health Leadership Institute and Center of Excellence on Health Disparities, Morehouse School of Medicine16th Surgeon General of the United States
Thursday, August 9, 2012

Brenda Fitzgerald, MD
Commissioner, Georgia Department of Public Healthand State Health Officer
Friday, August 10, 2012

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