Online Program

Social Determinants of Health: Breaking barriers at the State level

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

Betsy Rosenfeld, JD, Office of the Assistant Secretary Of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Boston, MA
States play a vital role in the successful implementation of Federal health policy. This presenter will describe how states and communities in New England are putting into practice key Federal health initiatives, including Healthy People 2020,by tackling the root causes of health inequities and disparities.

Learning Areas:

Administration, management, leadership
Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
describe at least one example of how states are implementing Federal disease prevention and health promotion policy and programs aimed at improving health. List the states in HHS's region 3. Articulate the role of a Regional Health Administrator.

Keyword(s): Healthy People 2020, Prevention

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Regional Healt Administrator for the US Department of Health and Human Services' region 3 (New England). As such I am the senior Federal official representing key Administration policies and initiatives (e.g., Healthy People 2020, Let's Move, National Prevention Strategy).
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.