Online Program

Building a social movement to become the healthiest nation

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 1:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Georges Benjamin, MD, American Public Health Association, Washington, DC

Becoming the healthiest nation is a leadership exercise. The American Public Health Association (APHA) believes that America should be amongst the healthiest nations and that creating a culture of health requires a social movement that engages everyone from the general public to policy makers to achieve that goal.  APHA is in the process of building such a movement called Generation Public Health. This presentation will discuss APHA’s efforts and how they align with the RWJF’s work to build a culture of health.

Learning Areas:

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

Learning Objectives:
Describe the steps APHA is using to build the Generation Public Health movement

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As the Executive Director of the American Public Health Association, I will describe APHA's role in building a Generation Public Health movement and how our efforts will align with RWJF's work to build a cultural of health.
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.