274936 Moving to a Healthier America

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 : 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

James F. Fries, MD , Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA
Jonathan E. Fielding, MD, MPH , Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA
Mayra Alvarez, MHA , Director of Public Health Policy, HHS, Washington, DC
Robert Ross, MD, MPA , Health Foundation, The California Endowment, Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Fielding will be receiving the Fries Prize for Improving Health for his pioneering work in identifying and implementing effective work-site and public health programs and policies that have resulted in the improvement of the health of millions of Americans. He will speak about these issues.

Learning Areas:
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs

Learning Objectives:
Explain the importance of public health when addressing the needs of communities.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I oversee programs such as disease prevention, environmental and consumer safety and substance abuse prevention and treatment programs
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.