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Tuesday, January 25, 2000

7:00 AM-5:00 PM - Registration

Healthy People Kick-Off

7:30-9:00 AM - Continental Breakfast

9:30-10:45 AM - Opening Session:  Launch of Healthy People 2010 Broadcast button


  • Randolph F. Wykoff, MD, MPH & TM
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health (DPHP)
  • Donna Shalala, PhD
    Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • Julius Richmond, MD
    Former Assistant Secretary for Health and Surgeon General
  • Louis Sullivan, MD
    Former Secretary of Health and Human Services
  • David Satcher, MD, PhD
    Assistant Secretary for Health and Surgeon General
  • Joy Fawcett, Michele French, Tiffany Milbrett, and Saskia Webber
    Representatives of the US Women's World Cup Soccer Team

11:00-12:15 PM - General Session: Congressional Initiatives to Improve Health Broadcast button
Congressional perspectives on legislative initiatives related to public health and healthcare.

Nicole Lurie, MD, MSPH, Principal Deputy Assistant for Health

James Moran, Co-Chair, Congressional Prevention Coalition, US House of Representatives (VA)
Donna Marie Christian-Christensen, Co-Chair, Congressional Black Caucus, Health Braintrust, US House of Representatives (VI)
Ciro Rodriguez, Chair, Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Health Task Force, US House of Representatives (TX)
Jim McDermott, Chair, Congressional Task Force on International HIV/AIDS, US House of Representatives (WA)

12:15-1:30 PM - Boxed Lunches with Exhibits and Technology Games

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

  • Access to Quality Health Service
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Disability and Secondary Conditions
  • Family Planning
  • Food Safety
  • Health Communication
  • Medical Product Safety
  • Mental Health and Mental Disorders
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Physical Activity and Fitness
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Tobacco Use
  • Vision and Hearing

3:30-5:00 PM - Concurrent Breakout Sessions (select to view presentation titles and abstracts)

  • Promoting Healthy Lifestyles through Behavioral Health Risk Assessment and Change
  • Enhancing Consumer Access to Health Information
  • Developing Tools for Health Improvement
  • Community Health Assessment: Model Approaches
  • Enhancing Nutrition and Food Security
  • Using Technology to Further Healthy People
  • Involving Communities and Institutions in Health Improvement
  • Health Education and Communication: Reaching Communities
  • African American Perinatal Disparities in California
  • Technological Innovations for Women
  • Healthy Gente Border Health
  • Partnership for Children with Special Health Care Needs
  • Looking to the Future: Tobacco Control in the New Millennium
  • Healthy People Business Advisory Council

5:30-7:00 PM - Dinner Keynote Presentation Broadcast button

The aging of America and its implications for the nation's health.
Introduction of Speaker
Jeanette Takamura, PhD, Assistant Secretary for the Administration on Aging, HHS

John Rowe, MD, Author, Successful Aging

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Partnerships for Health in the New Millennium          January 24-28, 2000         Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC

Updated: 05/01/08