Keys to the Conference
If you’re planning to attend this year’s Public Health in the Rockies conference, then you’re not alone. The 2012 conference is expecting more than 400 attendees over the 3 day meeting – a record high for the annual event. And with some many people to meet and sessions to attend, make sure you check out our Keys to the Conference which highlight what we most look forward to during the week.
:: Our new Dean. Dr. David C. Goff, Jr. MD, PhD is attending the full conference which provides you ample time to make an introduction to the school’s new leader. Dean Goff will also share opening remarks Wednesday morning, so get up and show up early.
:: Center for Public Health Practice training sessions. The conference offers multiple training opportunities, but here are just a few that we are proud to provide:
Wednesday, September 19th
- Cost Effectiveness for Public Health
- Community Health Assessment: Tools and techniques to capture and assess local environmental health issues
- Addressing the Needs of Emerging Populations in Your Communities: Strategies for working effectively with Immigrant and Refugee Populations
Thursday, September 20th
- Putting the Evidence-based Public Health Framework in Action
- Developing and Communicating your Local Public Health Improvement Plan: Tools and techniques to turn local priorities into a community health game changer
- Keynote Panel Discussion: Health Access Bridging the Divide: Creating a state free of disparities in health and healthcare
Friday September 21st
- Building and Enhancing Skills in Grant Writing
:: Alumni. Alumni you’ll get your chance to meet a special new member of our team. We will introduce her during the Wednesday Alumni Lunch.
:: New Partnerships: The conference theme focuses the new normal of reduced funding. Conference planner and Colorado Public Health Association Director of Professional Education Christine Billing, MPH agrees and shares this key to the conference:
“I am most looking forward to building new partnership. We reached a historic number of registrants which is indicats to me that there was a great need for the theme of the conference – doing more with less.”
For more information on the 2012 Public Health in the Rockies conference, visit the Colorado Public Health Association online.