142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Public Health Department Practices to Improve Population Health

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
The purpose of this session is to highlight innovative and effective strategies utilized by public health departments to improve population health. It is important to share best these best practices and strategies as public health departments are at the forefront of research translation to practice.
Session Objectives: Discuss the unique challenges of monitoring and ensuring worker health and safety among “lay” response workers. Discuss the important linkages between public health and policy in regards to implementing a comprehensive public health programs.
Michelle Williams, PhD, MPH, CHES

Strategies for engaging the private food sector: Lessons learned from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health's Choose Health LA Restaurants program
Lauren Dunning, JD, MPH, Christine Montes, MPH, Paul Simon, MD, MPH, Michael Leighs, MPP and Tony Kuo, MD, MSHS
Congenital Cytomegalovirus: The Utah Policy and Public Health Experience
Alyson Ward, MS, CHES, Stephanie McVicar, Au.D., CCC-A, Sara Doutre, M.A. Education and Policy Studies and Ronda Menlove, Ph.D.

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development, Community Health Workers

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)