This workshop is for public health professionals, community advocates, and anyone interested in learning more about the role of policy and advocacy to address health disparities. Presenters include Jerrica Mathis, Director of Public Health Policy, Society for Public Health Education; Jill Birnbaum, VP for State Advocacy & Public Health, American Heart Association; Holly Mata, Research Assistant Professor, UTEP Hispanic Health Disparities Research Center/School of Nursing. Sessions will focus on:
Policy, Systems, & Environmental Change
Jill Birnbaum, JD
Writing Policy Briefs
Jerrica Mathis, MSEd
This workshop is offered in partnership with Paso del Norte SOPHE. Certified Health Education Specialists may apply for NCHEC Category I credits (application pending). NCHEC fees will apply for those requesting CHES credits.
“Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by P20MD002287 from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.”