In This Issue
President Obama Appoints Drs. Fielding and Seffrin To Advisory Group
Leading by Example: The Value of Worksite Health Promotion to Small- and Medium-Sized Employers
Partnership in the News: LA Times, Wall Street Journal, Crain's Detroit Business
Partnership Calls Upon Congress to Expand Transportation Options
Partnership Testifies before IOM Panel on Women's Preventive Services
ActionToQuit Podcast #3: Dr. Thomas Brandon, Leading Tobacco Researcher
Partnership on the Road: Heart-Healthy Stroke-Free Massachusetts
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Partnership Pulse

 March 2011

Welcome to our new and expanded monthly e-newsletter, Partnership Pulse, designed to keep you up-to-date about the latest policy happenings in the prevention community. You - our many members, partners, and allies - will find timely and useful news about Partnership for Prevention's many programs, including the National Commission on Prevention Priorities, ActionToQuit, the National Chlamydia Coalition, Health Professionals Roundtable, Aspirin Task Force, Leading by Example and the Congressional Prevention Caucus.

We encourage your feedback, comments and suggestions on the new format. Please let us know how we can best meet your needs by contacting William Tatum, Director, Constituent Relations and Membership, at wtatum@prevent.org.  

 

Sincerely,

Jud Richland
President and CEO
Partnership for Prevention
 
President Obama Appoints Drs. Fielding and Seffrin To Advisory Group
President Obama has appointed Partnership's Chairman, Jonathan Fielding, MD, and longtime Board member, John Seffrin, PhD, to serve as members of the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health. To read the entire story, click here.

 

Leading by Example: The Value of Worksite Health to Small and Medium Sized Employers
Demonstrating the strong business case for corporate support of worksite wellness programs, Partnership for Prevention released "Leading by Example: The Value of Worksite Health Promotion to Small- and Medium-Sized Employers." Partnership, with support from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), is proud to have developed this guide, which is available here.

 

Partnership in the News: LA Times, Wall Street Journal, Crain's Detroit Business
Partnership has been featured in the following media outlets: Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, and Crain's Detroit Business.

 

Partnership Calls on Congress to Expand Transportation Options
Partnership joined with the American Public Health Association, the National Association of County and City Health Officials, the American Heart Association, and 8 other leading health partners to urge key US Senators to write a new transportation reauthorization that promotes public health.

 

Partnership Testifies before IOM Panel on Women's Preventive Services
In testimony before the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Preventive Services for Women, Partnership's President, Jud Richland, called on the panel to support insurance coverage for services with proven effectiveness.

 

ActionToQuit Podcast #3: Dr. Thomas Brandon, Leading Tobacco Researcher
Listen to David Zauche's interview with Dr. Thomas Brandon, Director of Tobacco Research & Intervention Program at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute.

 

Partnership on the Road: Heart-Healthy Stroke-Free Massachusetts
David Zauche, Senior Program Officer, served as a keynote speaker at the Heart-Healthy Stroke-Free Massachusetts annual conference held in Devens, Massachusetts.

 

Partnership for Prevention was founded in 1991 by leaders dedicated to making disease prevention and health promotion a national priority and America a healthier nation. Partnership seeks to increase understanding and use of clinical preventive services and population-based prevention to improve health.