Promoting a Healthy Idaho Conference Features Public Health Track
The Idaho Public Health Association will offer a public health track at the Promoting a Healthy Idaho Conference on September 30, 2011. The conference is a collaboration with the Idaho Nurses Association and Idaho Rural Health Association and will be held at Boise State University.
The keynote speaker is Karen Daley, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN. She is the president of the American Nurses Association and her topic is "Current Changes and Challenges in Health Care: National Perspectives." Ted Epperly, MD, FAAFP is the plenary speaker. He is past president/current board chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians, CEO of the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho and will speak on "Promoting a Healthy Idaho: Changes and Challenges."
Additional sessions include a presentation on "Healthy People 2020" by Tom Turco, REHS, MS; "Access to Health Care in Idaho" by Denise Chuckovich, executive director of the Idaho Primary Care Association; and "Public Health and Law" and "Public Health Policy and Obesity Prevention" by Jill Krueger, JD, senior attorney with the Public Health Law Network.
For conference information and registration, click here.
The Idaho Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Awards Reception will be held on the Thursday evening before the Friday conference. "Advocacy in Public Health" will be at the Marriott Towne Place Suites from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. The event is free to IPHA members, but registration is required. Hope to see you there!