National Conference on Health Communication, Media and Marketing 2008 Conference

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About the Conference

The second National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing and Media sponsored by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Marketing and the Office of Enterprise Communications will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, August 12 - 14, 2008, at the Omni Hotel in downtown Atlanta. The National Cancer Institute and the National Public Health Information Coalition are co-sponsors for this event. The theme this year is Engage and Deliver, and will explore how public health can engage with the public and partners to develop and disseminate better health information and interventions to improve the health of the individuals and their communities.

The conference is slated to bring together individuals representing academia, public health researchers and practitioners from federal and state government and the private sector. The conference provides a scientific and professional forum for researchers and practitioners to share insights, research findings, and best practices to advance the fields of health communication, marketing and media. The conference is an excellent opportunity to meet with colleagues and shape the future of health communication and marketing practice.

The conference planning committee includes participants from National Public Health Information Coalition, National Cancer Institute, universities, state and local health departments and internal subject matter experts throughout the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.