NEW DATES: DECEMBER 17 - 19, 2012


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Plenary Sessions - December 18, 2012

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Prerna Mona Khanna, MD

Howard Koh, MD, MPH
Assistant Secretary for Health, Department of Health and Human Services

Plenary Session III: Implementing the National Prevention Strategy: Federal Action to Eliminate Health Disparities

Opening Remarks
Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA
U.S. Surgeon General

Jeff Levi, PhD
Executive Director, Trust for America’s Health

B. Suzi Ruhl, J.D., M.P.H.
Senior Attorney Advisor
Office of Environmental Justice
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

David Michaels, PhD
Assistant Secretary of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
U.S. Department of Labor

Nadine Gracia, MD, MSCE
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Robert Jesse, MD, PhD
Deputy Under Secretary for Health
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Mayra Alvarez, MPH
Director of Public Health Policy, Office of Health Reform, HHS

12:00 p.m. – 01:00 p.m.
Poster Session II

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Keynote: Using Reimbursements to Reduce Health Disparities

Gail Wilensky, PhD
Economist and Senior Fellow, Project HOPE

02:00 p.m. – 02:15 p.m.

2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Plenary IV: Working Together to Implement the National Prevention Strategy: Cross-Sector Partnerships

Carlessia Hussein
Director, Minority Health and Health Disparities
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

David Fukuzawa
Program Director for Health, Kresge Foundation

Audrietta Izlar
Benefits Manager for Health Improvement Initiatives, Verizon Communications

Vivek Murthy
President, Doctors for America

Jeff Levi, PhD
Executive Director, Trust for America’s Health

03:30 p.m. – 03:45 p.m.

3:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Town Hall: HAVE YOUR SAY: What Is It That We Are Not Doing, That We Should Be Doing To Build A Healthier Global Society?

Louis Sullivan, MD
Former HHS Secretary; President Emeritus, Morehouse School of Medicine

David R. Williams, PhD
Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman
Professor of Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health

Jeffrey Henderson, MD
President and CEO, Black Hills Center for American Indian Health

Kira Fortune, PhD
Advisor, Determinants of Health

Chau Trinh-Shevrin, DrPH
Assistant Professor
Departments of Population Health and Medicine, New York University

Prerna Mona Khanna,MD
Medical Contributor, Fox News Chicago

Plenary Sessions
  December 17, 2012
  December 18, 2012
  December 19, 2012
Concurrent Sessions (All Sessions A-D)
  Concurrent Sessions A
  Concurrent Sessions B
  Concurrent Sessions C
  Concurrent Sessions D
Concurrent Sessions (E/G and Workshops)
  Concurrent Sessions E/G and Workshops