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Public Health Leadership to Improve the Health of Young People (On-site/Ann Arbor) SYM2F0109

Dates and Times Start Date: Jan 27, 2009
Meeting Days:
Time: 10:00 am-4:30 pm (EST)
Location: Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, Michigan League, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Location Michigan League
Credit Nursing, health educator and social work credit
Instructors Marian Wright Edelman, JD M. Jocelyn Elders, MD, MS Victor J. Strecher, PhD, MPH Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS 
Cost No Charge
Availability Notify Me When Available


5th Annual Practice Office Symposium

This symposium will explore the issue of public health leadership as it applies to the complexity of youth health.  The event will provide concrete tools and strategies to public health officials and emerging leaders, and motivate them to face the challenges of improving the health of young people.

Location: University of Michigan Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, Michigan League, Ann Arbor. Also presented via live Internet webcast (live webcast registration). The event is free and open to the public.


Registered on-site participants are invited to a complimentary lunch.
(Lunch is provided at no charge to on-site registrants who register by January 20, 2009. )


Speakers

  • Marian Wright Edelman, Founder and President, Children’s Defense Fund
  • M. Joycelyn Elders, MD, MS, 15th Surgeon General of the United States
  • Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS, 17th Surgeon General of the United States
  • Victor J. Strecher, PhD, MPH, Professor, Health Behavior and Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health

(Due to unforeseen circumstances, Dr. Satcher, previously scheduled to be a keynote speaker, will be unable to participate.)

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing education credits for nursing, health educators and other professionals will be offered at no charge. A finalized listing of credit information will be available on our website no later than January 20, 2009.

 

Co-Sponsors

The Office of Public Health Practice at the University of Michigan School of Public Health is proud to host this major symposium. University of Michigan co-sponsors for this event are:

Michigan Center for Public Health Preparedness
Michigan Public Health Training Center

 

1/12/2009