EVENTS           


BCHC at 2018 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

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Are you planning to be at APHA in San Diego next week? We’ll see you there!

If you’re still figuring out your schedule, check out these BCHC and BCHC member sessions:

Monday, November 12
1:10 pm- 1:20 pm
San Diego Public Health Programs Supporting Vulnerable Populations
Featuring Wilma J. Wooten, Public Health Officer, County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency

Tuesday, November 13
10:45 am - 10:55 am
Building Health Equity in LA County
Featuring Barbara Farrer, Director, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

 3:00 pm – 3:20 pm
Growth curve analysis of opioid-related drug overdose mortality in the big cities in the United States: 2010 to 2015
Presentation by Meghan McGinty of BCHC and Xiafei Wang, of The Ohio State University on using the Big Cities Health Inventory Data Platform to look at opioids-related overdose deaths in big cities.

4:00 pm - 4:20 pm
Public Health, Equity, and Immigration Policy
Featuring Barbara Farrer, Director, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Special Session: Hepatitis A Outbreak in San Diego – A Vaccine Preventable Disease Returns
Featuring Wilma J. Wooten, Public Health Officer, County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency

We’ve also highlighted additional sessions our member departments are participating in by topic here:


Opioids

Sunday, November 11
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Opioid Overdose Decedents with no Opioid Analgesic Prescription History
Chicago Department of Public Health will present at this session.


Violence

Monday, November 12

11:30 am - 11:42 am
Mobilizing Coaching Boys Into Men with a focus on racial, gender, and LGBTQ equity as part of a coordinated youth violence prevention strategy
Staff from Multnomah County will present at this session.

Tuesday, November 13

9:30 am - 9:50 am
Parks After Dark: A Key Strategy in Public Health Violence Prevention
Staff from Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will present at this session.



Health Equity

Monday, November 12

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Peer-based Family Support Program Development: A community-based participatory approach to achieving health equity in New York City

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Partnerships to Encourage Actionable Cultures of Health (PEACH): An RWJF Systems for Action Study
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will present.

1:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Community Capacity Building: A Pilot Study
Staff from Houston Health Department will present.

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Our movement for health equity: Where have we come from and what does our future hold?
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will present.

Tuesday, November 13

1:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Making Inequity Visible: Shining a light on neighborhood health and equity with the New York City Community Health Survey

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Washington DC: Leading with Equity to be the Healthiest City in America

3:00 pm - 3:20 pm
Road to Racial & Health Equity: Santa Clara County Public Health Department's journey

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Achieving Health Equity through Health Department-Academic-Community Partnerships & Community-Engaged Public Health Research: Healthy Chicago 2.0

10:50 am - 11:10 am
Advancing a Public Health Approach to Juvenile Justice Reform: Designing and Implementing a Roadmap for Youth Diversion and Development in Los Angeles County

Other topics

Monday, November 12

10:30 am - 10:45 am
Creating a consistent voice in perinatal messaging across Metro Detroit through an inter-organization social media perinatal messaging campaign

1:40 pm - 2:00 pm
Risk factors associated with Hepatitis C among people who inject drugs in Houston, Texas: National HIV Behavioral Surveillance

9:00 am- 10:00 am
Changes in the tobacco retail landscape in Santa Clara County, CA, 2013-2016

Tuesday, November 13

8:30 am - 8:50 am
Tackling lead service lines at the local level: A public health commission’s perspective

8:30 am - 8:50 am
Utilizing Continuous Quality Improvement to Overcome Barriers of Childhood Obesity Prevention Program
Featuring staff from Columbus Public Health

11:10 am - 11:30 am
Health programs benefit from student internships and incoming workforce development
Staff from Maricopa County Department of Public Health will present.

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cultural Competency as an Ethical Imperative: A Municipal Health Department Perspective
Staff from Houston Health Department will present at this session.

4:00 pm - 4:20 pm
Work of the Boston Public Health Commission, Office of Public Health Preparedness: A Holistic Approach to Community Resilience

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Impact of health reform on access to care in the safety-net: Winners and losers
Staff from the San Diego Department of Health and Human Services and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will present.