Online Program

Personal Reflections on State and National Public Health Policy

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 2:50 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.

John R. Lumpkin, MD, Robert Wood Johbnson Foundation, Princeton, NJ

This talk reflects the experience from the multiple views of state and national public health and health delivery experience .particularly relevant to the annual meeting theme of “Health in All Policies”.

In keeping with this session focused on the longer view of public health trends as illustrated by the intertwined history of APHA and Chicago Illinois over the 13 decades that APHA has held 9 Annual Meetings in Chicago, Dr. Lumpkin  is uniquely qualified to present a review of this span of time by dint of his  12 years as Director of the Illinois Department of Health and now as Senior Vice President of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation  

Reviewing the central themes of public health, the talk will select several themes particularly his view of the lessons and implications of the past that shed light on our present and that may also inform our future.

Learning Areas:

Chronic disease management and prevention
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe Trends in public health as seen from the experience of state health Department Director and national policy development expert Synthesize the concordant experience of State and National health policy as well as discontinuities. Evaluate the implications for emerging health policy directions

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I served as the Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health for 12 Years I joined the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation where I currently serve as Senior Vice President, I am a member of the Institute of Medicine.
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.