With the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting and Expo beginning in just a few days, now is the time to fill your schedule with public health learning and celebration.
To help you make the most of your Annual Meeting experience, we’ve curated our top picks for sessions and activities. Whether you’re attending virtually or on the ground in Denver, you’re sure to find something that resonates with you.
Presentations and Papers from de Beaumont Programs, Initiatives, and Staff:
- Big Cities Health Coalition 5104.0 – Addressing Health Inequities and Social Determinants of Health in Youth and Young Adult Violence Prevention
- Kate Conquest Effects of COVID-19 School Closures on Youth with Mental Health, Special Education Needs in Mental Health Advocacy Program for Kids
- Healing Through Policy 3011.0 – Healing Through Policy Session
- Staffing Up 4121.0 – Determining Workforce Levels to Support Public Health
Presentations and Papers by 40 Under 40 in Public Health Honorees:
- Rachel Arndt 4077.0 – The Dignity of Choice: Leveraging Partnerships to Increase Access, Selection, and Nutrition for Food Insecure Families in Boulder and San Francisco
- Rachel Arndt 4154.0 – Leveraging the Power of Partnerships and Community Voice to Improve Housing Conditions in Colorado’s Mobile Home Parks
- Rachel Arndt 4154.0 – Community Power Building to Advance Housing Justice: Roles for Health Allies
- Rachel Arndt 5121.0 – Driving Innovative Policy Change at the Local Level: The Catalytic Role Public Health Agencies Can Play in Sugary Drink Taxes
- AAron Davis 2009.1 – PHRASES Recommendations and Strategies: An Interactive Session
- Corey Davis 5080.0 – Addressing Legal and Systemic Barriers to Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Mental and Behavioral Health Care
- Justin Garoutte 2071.0 – Chemicals and Health – Environment – Oral Virtual
- Justin Garoutte 5016.0 – Environmental Justice and Health Equity – Environment – Oral Virtual
- Justin Garoutte Fighting the Pandemic from the Sewers: Highlights from New Mexico’s COVID-19 Wastewater Surveillance Program in Congregate Settings
- Brett Harris The Impact of Social Connectedness and Social Isolation on Mental Health: Perspectives of Rural New York Community Members and Stakeholders
- Mac McCullough 4120.0 – Who’s on First? Data Discrepancies Stymy Ability to Better Understand, Track, and Prevent COVID19
- Jamila Porter 2048.0 – Strengthening Communities by Committing to Equity
- Syretta Shealey 3055.0 – Experiences of a Healthy CPS Network Specialist in Supporting School and Student Health and Wellness in Chicago Public Schools
- Jovonni Spinner 3193.0 – Engaging and Educating Diverse Communities During a Global Pandemic
- Jovonni Spinner 5108.0 – What’s Making Black Women Fat? An Exploration of the Social and Cultural Factors Impacting the Weight Status of Black Women.
- Sameer Vohra 5013.0 – Building a Healthier Rural Illinois: Understanding and Addressing the Challenges of COVID-19