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Conferences & Events

The Complexity of Emergencies: Responding through Art
June 16 – September 12, 2008
Organized by the Global Health Odyssey Museum, this exhibition examines the visual art projects of three organizations working with children affected by emergencies, both in the United States and abroad.

CDC Calendar of Major Events

Calendar 2008:


Advisory Committee to the Director, NCEH
Contact: Anne Wilson, 770/488-7321

Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis
Advisory Committee on HIV and STD Prevention and Treatment
Contact: Margie Scott-Cseh, 404/639-8317

Board of Scientific Counselors, CCID
Contact: Harriette Lynch, 404/639-4035

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Coordinating Committee
Contact: Renee' Ross, 404/639-3574

Citizens Advisory Committee on Public Health Service Activities and Research at Department of Energy Sites:
Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory Health Effects Subcommittee
Contact: Jackie Vowell, 770/488-7632

Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel
Contact: Judi Cook, 404/639-6389


Sep 17-21
Title: Infectious Disease 2008 Board Review Course
City: McLean, VA
Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
Contact: Donni Hawthorne
Phone: 201-883-5180

Sep 21-24
Title: Sixth National Conference on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations
City: Minneapolis, MN
Location: Minneapolis Marriott City Center
Contact: Mary Carty
Phone: 215-762-7638


October 5-8, 2008
Title: 2008 NPHIC Annual Conference: The National Conference for Health Communicators to Learn, Share & Connect
City, State: San Antonio, TX
Location: Westin Riverwalk Hotel
Contact: NPHIC
986 Hidden Hollow Dr
Marietta, GA 30068
Phone: (770) 509-5555 Phone
(770) 565-8436 Fax
Instructions: The NPHIC Annual Conference attracts public health communicators in health and emergency response agencies, public relations professionals in private firms, representatives of companies affiliated with health-related issues, and just about anyone interested in public health. Speakers will include: Dr. Cheryl Healton, President and CEO of the American Legacy Foundation; Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, commanding general, First Army, and leader of Joint Task Force Katrina before his retirement; and Dr. Jay Bernhardt, director of CDC’s National Center for Health Marketing. Session topics will include using new media, advancing health literacy, translating during emergencies, designing effective messages, and communicating with diverse populations. The conference also features opportunities for networking and socializing plus exhibitors who can open your eyes to new public health communication tools and resources.
Visit for details and registration.

October 27-28, 2008
Title: 5th annual Connected Health Symposium "Who Provides, Who Decides, Who Pays: Consumers, Clinicians & Business Models in the Connected Care Era"
Hosted by: Center for Connected Health, Partners HealthCare
Location: Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School, Boston MA
Event contact: Margaret Spinale ( 617-634-3905
Summary: This Symposium will feature world-class speakers from all aspects of healthcare and technology and key topics will include chronic care coordination, disruptive technologies and healthcare, global connected health, technology tools for caregivers, business models in home health, and the roles of health plans and employers as potential trendsetters.


November 10 - 11
Title: Sexually Violent Crime: The Body as Evidence
Dr. Henry Lee and Dr. Michael Baden, Instructors
Location: USA - Fairfax, VA
Website: http//

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