142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Linking Science and Policy from the State Perpective

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014 : 1:10 PM - 1:30 PM

Paul Jarris, MD, MBA , Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Arlington, VA
To identify science and policy priorities that afford health to everyone and addresses an overarching 2020 Healthy People goal of achieving health equity, this presentation identifies and discusses barriers, challenges and opportunities for US States.

Learning Areas:

Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Identify and discuss barriers to achieving health in the United States.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Paul E. Jarris, MD, MBA is Executive Director of ASTHO. Dr. Jarris served as Vermontís state health official from 2003 to 2006. His past leadership positions include Medical Director for Vermontís largest nonprofit HMO, President of Vermont Permanente Medical Group and CEO of Primary Care Health Partners. He is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Medical Management and is member of the IOM Board on Health Sciences Policy.
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.