EVENTS           


NACCHO ANNUAL 2018

We’re heading to NACCHO Annual! The conference is being held in New Orleans from July 10-12, 2018 and this year’s theme is “Unleashing the Power of Public Health”. If you’re also planning to be there, please join us for the Big Cities Health Coalition staff, funder and alum sessions below. 

And be sure to check out sessions featuring BCHC members, the full list is HERE

We’ll be on social media at @BigCitiesHealth and using the hashtags #BCHC and #NA18. 

See you in New Orleans!


 

Opening General Session: Unleashing the Power of the Public Health Workforce
Tuesday, July 10
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Speakers:

  • Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, Professor of Medicine & Population Health, UT Austin Dell Medical School, Former US Assistant Secretary for Health (Acting) & National Coordinator for Health IT 
  • Monica Valdes-Lupi, JD, MPH, Executive Director, Boston Public Health Commission 
  • John Wiesman, DrPH, MPH, Secretary of Health, Washington State Department of Health 
  • Brian Castrucci, MA, Chief Executive Officer, The de Beaumont Foundation

Exploring Supervised Injection and Community Health Engagement Facilities as Mechanisms to Reduce Harm in Big Cities
Tuesday, July 10
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Location: Balcony K

Speakers:

  • Meghan McGinty, Deputy Director BCHC
  • Patty Hayes, RN, MN, Director, Public Health – Seattle & King County
  • Hillary Kunins, MD, MPH, MS, Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Use – Prevention, Care and Treatment, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Slide Presentation


Assessing Epi Capacity in 27 Big Cities: Results from a Recent Assessment and Implications for Practice
Tuesday, July 10
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Balcony K

Speakers:

  • Chrissie Juliano, BA, MPP, Director, Big Cities Health Coalition
  • Jessica Arrazola, DrPH, MPH, CHES, Senior Program Analyst, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
  • Meghan McGinty, PhD, MPH, MBA, Deputy Director, Big Cities Health Coalition

Plenary Session: Unleashing the Power of Policy
Wednesday, July 11
8:00 am – 10:00 am
Location: Carondelet/Bissonet

Speakers:

  • Colleen Bridger, MPH, PhD, Director, San Antonio Health District 
  • Andre Quintero, Mayor, City of El Monte, CA
  • Sarah Martin, PhD, MPP, MPH, Deputy Director, City of Kansas City, MO Health Department 
  • Bechera Choucair, MD, Chief Community Health Officer, Kaiser Permanente
  • Catherine Patterson, MPP, Senior Program Officer, de Beaumont Foundation 

Big Cities Health Inventory: Local Data for Action
Wednesday, July 11
11:30 am - 12:00 pm and 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Salon D

Speakers:

  • Meghan McGinty, PhD, MPH, MBA, Deputy Director, Big Cities Health Coalition
  • Qisi Yao, MPH Candidate, Tufts University School of Medicine, Public Health and Professional Degree Program
  • Xiafei Wang, LSW, MSW, MA, Research Assistant, Community Instructor, College of Social Work, The Ohio State University
  • Michael Benusic, MD, Family Physician, University of Toronto

More Bang for Your Buck: Learning Collaborative Partnerships Focused on Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Decision Making by Local Health Departments
Wednesday, July 11
2:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Location: Balcony K

Speakers:

  • Chrissie Juliano, BA, MPP, Director, Big Cities Health Coalition
  • Angie Cradock, ScD, MPE, Senior Research Scientist, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Hannah Lawman, PhD, Director of Research and Evaluation, Philadelphia Department of Public Health
  • Jennifer Moreland, MPH, Healthy Eating Active Living, Chronic Disease Manager, Denver Public Health