142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

Annual Meeting Recordings are now available for purchase

Public Health and Social Justice Challenges Facing New Orleans

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014 : 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Charlotte Parent, RN, MHCM , New Orleans Health Department, New Orleans, LA

Learning Areas:

Basic medical science applied in public health
Biostatistics, economics
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Program planning

Learning Objectives:
Describe the changes to the direction of the New Orleans Health Department. Describe the strategic priorities of the department and how these will help us reach our mission of improving population health.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have over 25 years experience as an RN the last 7 of which have been in public health. Currently I am the Director of Health for the City of New Orleans Health Department and oversaw the transformation from direct care services to population health activities. In June, 2014, the Department was awarded accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation board, only one of 49 in the United States with the designation.
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.