Science into Action: A High-Level Forum on Public Health Advocacy

Science into Action: A High-Level Forum on Public Health Advocacy

Thursday, October 9, 2014
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Feinstone Hall, E2030 (2nd floor, Wolfe St. Building)

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Social Media Guide

Opening Plenary 

Speakers:

  • Michael Klag – Dean, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH)
  • U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD)
  • Mark Suzman – President of Global Policy & Advocacy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Panel Session 1: The Science of Advocacy: What do we know and what do we need to know? 

Moderator: Joanna Cohen, Director, Institute of Global Tobacco Control, JHSPH

Panelists:

  • David Devlin-Foltz, Director of Planning and Evaluation Program, Aspen Institute
  • Larry Wallack, Former Dean of College of Urban and Public Affairs, Portland State University


Roundtable discussions


Panel Session 2: What Knowledge and Skills are Needed for Effective Advocacy? 

Moderator: Shelley Hearne, Executive Director, National Association of County and City Health Officials

Panelists:

  • Ben Lozare, Director of Training and Capacity Building, Center for Communication Programs
  • Kali Lindsey, Deputy Director of amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research


Roundtable discussions


Panel Session 3: Advocacy in Action: What are best practices for increasing our engagement and impact 

Moderator: Stephen Teret, Professor and Director, Center for Law and the Public’s Health

Panelists:

  • Matt Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids
  • Bishop Douglas Miles, BUILD Baltimore


Roundtable discussions


Session Summaries and Closing Remarks 

Speakers:

  • Robert Garcia, Founding Director and Counsel, The City Project
  • Robert Blum, Chair, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, JHSPH
  • David Jernigan, Associate Professor and Director, Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth, JHSPH


Opening and closing remarks:
Jose “Oying” Rimon, Senior Scientist and Director, Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, JHSPH

Master of Ceremonies:
Beth Fredrick, Executive Director, Advance Family Planning, Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, JHSPH

 

Parking: The school parking garage is on the corner of Washington St. and Monument St. the entrance is on Washington St. just north of Monument St., but south of Madison St. It costs $12 to park for the day.

Train: If arriving at Penn Station Baltimore, you should exit the train station and make a left to Saint Paul St. There is a bus stop on Saint Paul St. and the Hopkins Shuttle will pick you up there and bring you to Hopkins hospital. The shuttle is free. From the bus you will need to make a right on Monument St. and walk to Wolfe St. and then you will see the School of Public Health. You can also take a cab from the train station to the school, 615 N. Wolfe St. Baltimore, MD 21205. Ask the drive to cross Wolfe St. and drop you off at the Monument St. entrance.

Please enter the school from the Monument St. entrance.

Date:
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 09:30 to 17:30
Category:
Event