SESSION ABSTRACT: 2014-2015 ASTHO President's Challenge: Healthy Aging: Living Longer Better
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related public policy
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Describe strategies for successfully partnering across state agencies and sectors to improve the health of older adults and their communities. Identify key recommendations for the role of public health and public health agencies in improving the health of older adults and their communities.
Keyword(s): Public Health Policy
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: President
Jewel Mullen, MD, MPH, MPA is current ASTHO President and Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Public Health. Prior to joining the department in 2010, Dr. Mullen was Director of the Bureau of Community Health and Prevention at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, leading the departmentâs divisions of Prevention and Wellness, Violence and Injury Prevention, and Primary Care and Health Access, and an Office of Statistics and Evaluation.
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.