Online Program

Healthy People Overview: A Focus on Health Disparities

Sunday, November 1, 2015 : 2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Deborah Hoyer, MPH, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD
David T. Huang, PhD, MPH, CPH, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC, Hyattsville, MD
The purpose of this presentation is to provide an overview of the Healthy People initiative and to discuss the expanding concepts of public health and in turn the evolution of Healthy People 2020. This presentation will demonstrate how Healthy People 2020 and its framework are being used to eliminate health disparities.

Learning Areas:

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

Learning Objectives:
Name the four overarching goals of Healthy People 2020 and describe how these goals promote the elimination of health disparities Describe how organizations, states and communities can use the Healthy People 2020 framework to implement a health in all policies approach.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: LCDR Huang directs the Health Promotion and Statistics Branch, which manages and analyzes the data for the Healthy People Initiative at the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics. He has participated in research projects involving global health and burden of disease, IT solutions for pediatric hospital quality and safety, and workforce health assessment.
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.