Registration is now open for:
Rising to the Challenge: Public Health in the 21st Century
October 9, 2012 | 12:30 to 5 pm
Eric P. Newman Education Center, Washington University Medical Campus
Free and open to the public. Register or get more information.
The Institute's fifth annual conference will focus on addressing the public health challenges of the 21st century. The afternoon will begin with a keynote address from James S. Marks, MD, MPH, Senior Vice President and Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Following the keynote, we will focus on one specific challenge greatly affecting St Louis: violence prevention and the role of public health. Our distinguished panel of speakers will address this challenge and engage the audience in a thought-provoking discussion. This conference is a great opportunity to network with public health leaders, researchers, and practitioners and learn more about the research and programs that are advancing the field of public health. Keynote Speaker:
James S. Marks, MD, MPH, Senior Vice President and Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Dr. James Marks directs all programs and administrative activities of the Health Group at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). This includes the Foundation’s work in childhood obesity, public health, and vulnerable populations. A national leader in public health who has been an advocate of strengthening public health systems and services for more than 35 years.
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