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Healthy People 2020 Regional Meeting
Fort Worth, TX - April 14
7:30 am Registration
coffee and tea available
~Morning Sessions~
8:30 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • RADM Epifanio Elizondo, Regional Health
    Administrator, Region VI, U.S. Department of Health
    and Human Services (HHS)
  • CAPT Jose Belardo, Deputy Regional Health
    Administrator, Region VII, HHS
8:45 am Setting the Stage — Meeting Overview and Purpose
  • Meeting Facilitator: Dan Gaylin, Executive
    Vice President for Health Research, National
    Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the
    University of Chicago
9:00 am Developing Healthy People 2020 — Process and Status  
  • RADM Penelope Slade Royall, Deputy Assistant
    Secretary for Health (Disease Prevention and
    Health Promotion), HHS
  • Carter Blakey, Lead Community Strategies Team,
    Office of Disease Prevention and Health
    Promotion, HHS
  • Asel Ryskulova, Senior Service Fellow, Health
    Promotion Statistics Branch, National Center for
    Health Statistics, CDC
9:45 am Healthy People Users Panel

Moderator: CAPT Angel Rodriguez-Espada, Deputy Regional Health Administrator, Region VI, HHS


  • Eva Moya, member Secretary’s Advisory Committee
    on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
    Objectives for 2020; TB Division Director, United
    States-Mexico Border Health Association, El Paso,
  • Paul Halverson, Arkansas State Health Officer, Little
    Rock, Arkansas
  • Paula Marmet, Director of Health Promotion,
    Kansas Department of Health and Environment,
    Topeka, Kansas
  • Lou Brewer, Health Director, Tarrant County Public
    Health Department, Fort Worth, Texas
10:45 am Public Comment Session 1


11:30 am Break (lunch)
lunch on your own
~Afternoon Sessions~
1:00 pm Public Comment Session 2


2:00 pm Break (transition to breakout rooms)
light refreshment available
2:20 pm Breakout Group Work Sessions


3:55 pm Transition to Plenary Session
4:15 pm Breakout Reports and Facilitator Wrap-up

Facilitator and Breakout Group Reporters

5:15 pm Adjourn

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