Online Program

Leadership: The crux of health in all policies

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 : 9:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

Constance L. Jackson, MPH, CEIO, COWR CHAIR, Healthcare Informatics Department, Media Health Technologies, LLC, Rolling Hills Estates, CA

Health in all policies begins with strong leadership support and the adoption of program and project practices that embrace diversity, new ideas, innovation, and collaboration.   The chair of the Committee on Women’s Rights will facilitate a panel discussion that will focus primarily on the importance of personal and business achievements, mentoring, writing  and communication skills, public and private personae, self-esteem and sound ethical practices that can lead to improved communication across agencies and departments.

Learning Areas:

Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the achievements the panelists have made in shaping complex health policies as leaders in their organizations that promote health and equity through specific policies and programs. Demonstrate how each speaker has changed or influenced government to bring together partners from various sectors to promote a healthy environment. Describe some of the obstacles women leaders face as they achieve leadership status among their peers.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As chair of the Committee on Women's Rights for APHA, it is incumbent upon me to share the aims of the committee and to also share my experience in public health collaboration with private partnerships that enhance gender equity and ethnic relations.
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.