232340 Summing up: A discussion of tradeoffs in public policies associated with improving health outcomes

Monday, November 8, 2010 : 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM

Bonnie Braun, PhD , Department of Family Science, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD
Following presentations by the panel of experts, I will facilitate participants in sharing their thinking and reactions to this complex public health issue. The facilitator will ask and invite questions, summarize key points, and suggest ways to modify or create public policy in terms of acceptable trade-offs.

Learning Areas:
Chronic disease management and prevention
Diversity and culture
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
To discuss tradeoffs in public policies associated with improving health outcomes.

Keywords: Food and Nutrition, Oral Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Herschel S. Horowitz Endowed Chair and Director of the Center for Health Literacy, University of Maryland-College Park School of Public Health. I am also Professor in the Department of Family Science and Extension Family Policy Specialist for the Maryland Cooperative Extension, part of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.