274450 Mobilizing Public Health Through Advocacy

Monday, October 29, 2012 : 2:30 PM - 2:40 PM

Leon F. Vinci, DHA , Director of Public Health, Johnson County Department of Public Health, Olathe, KS
This session is comprised of a Panel Discussion which showcases 4 advocacy examples from around the country. Lessons learned and advocacy techniques will be shared with attendees.

Learning Areas:
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
List/discuss four advocacy health-interventions that have been successful. Demonstrate techniques and methods to achieve policy change for improved health outcomes.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have a strong background and experience in public health advocacy. I am serving a third term on the Action Board and am Chair of the Advocacy Subcommittee.
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.