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Wednesday, January 26, 2000

Engaging the Public

6:00-7:00 AM - Healthy People in Motion (Exercise)

7:00-8:00 AM - Poster Session (select to view presentation titles and abstracts)

7:30-8:30 AM - Concurrent Caucus Sessions (select to view presentation titles and abstracts)

  • Promoting Physical Activity In The 21st Century: Effective National and Community Models
  • Assessing the Health Status of College Students: A Need for Healthy People 2010
  • Effective Ways Partnering Groups and Individuals Have Found to Promote, Initiate, Support and Protect Breastfeeding as the First Step for Leading a Healthy Life
  • Freedom of Choice and the Medical Home: Challenges to Ensuring Coordination of Care 
  • Isn't She Lovely: Promoting the Health of Morbidly Obese Minority Women through Community Partnerships 
  • Achieving Healthy People 2010 Objectives through Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice 
  • 1+1=3: Making CHIP Outreach Work 
  • The National Nutrition Summit: Planning the Agenda 

8:05-8:20 AM - Release of Healthy Communities Agenda

8:30-10:00 AM - Concurrent Breakout Sessions (select to view presentation titles and abstracts)

  • Public/Private Community Partnerships to Improve Community Health
  • Enhancing Children's Health: Issues and Innovations
  • Using Technology to Improve Health of Underserved Populations
  • Partnerships for Sexual Health
  • Substance Abuse Prevention: Reaching Vulnerable Populations
  • Health Planning and Community Outreach on the State and Local Level
  • Facilitating Delivery and Coordination of Care with Technology
  • Using Science and Tools to Assess Health Needs
  • Partnering for Healthy Communities: A Vision for Rural Alabama Health Alliance
  • Healthy Egyptians 2010
  • Evidence-Based Approaches and Models for Health Promotion Disease Prevention
  • Three Partnership Strategies for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
  • Partnering to Increase Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration
  • Networking Health: Prescriptions for the Internet

10:30-12:00 PM - Concurrent General Sessions

I. Evidence-Based Recommendations for Healthy People

An Innovative Tool for Achieving Healthy People 2010 Goals: Introducing
the Guide to Community Preventive Services (an interactive exhibit).


Caswell A. Evans, DDS, MPH, Chair, Task Force on Community Preventive Services, National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research
David Satcher, MD, PhD, Assistant Secretary for Health and Surgeon General
Diana L. Kerr, MS, RN, Henry Ford Health System
Lawrence W. Green, PhD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

II. Leading Health Indicators Broadcast link

The role and implementation of leading national indicators for health.

Susanne A. Stoiber, MPA, MS, Executive Officer, Institute of Medicine

George J. Isham, MD, Medical Director and Chief Health Officer, HealthPartners 
Mark D. Smith, MD, MBA, President and CEO, California HealthCare Foundation 
Ron Goetzel, PhD, Vice President, Consulting & National Practice

III. Corporate Partnerships for Health in the New Millennium 
Lessons from sustainable corporate partnerships to improve health.
Lauren Leifer, Chief Executive Officer, Compdisk

David Hunnicutt, PhD, Executive Director, Wellness Councils of America 
Catherine Baase, MD, Medical Director, Dow Chemical
Lynn Phares, Vice President, Corporate Relations, ConAgra, Inc.

12:00-1:30 PM - Luncheon Keynote Broadcast link

Enhancing Access: Health, Technology, and the Digital Divide
Methods for improving access to technology as a means for health and economic improvement.
E. Ratcliffe Anderson, Jr, MD, Executive Vice President, American Medical Association
James Kaus, Director, AT&T Labs Technology Innovation
John Pembroke, Brand Manager,

1:30-3:00 PM - Concurrent Focus Area Sessions (select to view presentation titles and abstracts)

  • Arthritis, Osteoporosis and Chronic Back Conditions
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Educational and Community-Based Programs
  • Environmental Health
  • Heart Disease and Stroke
  • Immunizations and Infectious Diseases
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • Maternal, Infant and Child Health
  • Nutrition and Overweight
  • Oral Health
  • Public Health Infrastructure
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Substance Abuse

3:30-5:00 PM - Concurrent General Sessions

I. Translating Healthy People to State and Community Action Broadcast link

Considerations for designing and implementing health initiatives on the state and local levels.

Mohammad N. Akhter, MD, MPH, Executive Director, American Public Health Association

Vaughan Mamlin Upshaw, President, National Association of Local Boards of Health
Patricia Nolan, MD, MPH, President, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Stephanie Bailey, MD, MSHSA, President, National Association of County and City Health Officials

II. Communicating Health Improvements 
How to make health news and information more relevant to people's daily lives.
Drew Altman, PhD, President, Kaiser Family Foundation

Sally Squires, Medical and Health Writer, Washington Post
George Strait, Senior Counselor, IssueSphere
George Lundberg, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Medscape
John Ford, President, Discovery Health Media, Inc.

III. A 21st Century Vision of Health Statistics Broadcast link
Data and surveillance issues related to Healthy People 2010.
Edward Sondik, PhD, Director, National Center for Health Statistics

Stephanie Pronk, MEd, FAWHP, Principal, National Leader for Health Management, William M. Mercer, Inc.
Miron L. Straf, PhD, Deputy Director, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Barbara Starfield, MD, MPH, Professor, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Daniel Friedman, PhD, Assistant Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

5:00-6:00 PM - Poster Session (select to view presentation titles and abstracts)

5:00-6:00 PM - Reception
Hosted by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, American Association for Retired Persons, and Health Resources and Services Administration, in celebration of the release, "Staying Healthy at 50+". 

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