SOPHE 2019 Speakers
Plenary 1: Opening Ceremony
Wednesday, March 27 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Invited: Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH; United States Surgeon General
Wednesday, March 27 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Title: Digital Health*
Moderator: John P. Allegrante, Ph.D., MS; professor of health education, Teacher’s College, Columbia University
Description: Representatives from academics, industry including government will discuss the evolution of technology, the social and emotional impact and development related to changing technology, and the challenges and opportunities of health educators using digital media to better impact the health for all individuals and communities.*
Thursday, March 28 10:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Thursday, March 28 2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Description: This plenary begins with Dr. Wallack providing a brief overview and key lessons from his 40 3:45 pm in public health. He discussrd how far we have come in social justice, social determinants, population base and values; the communication framework of is the first language (individualistic) and second language (communitarian); and the competing view of America that are constantly being re balanced and which form the basis for public policy. He used this information to talk about going upstream and what questions need to be asked as we move forward. Dr. Dorfman will go deeper into specifics of framing messages as they relate to equity and race.*
Friday, March 29 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Title: Health Equity: The Power of Many Working for a Better Future*
Description: One constant – the world is changing. In spite of the advances in science, technology, education, etc., have not learned to overcome the inevitable disparities that divide us and impact our health, our families and our communities. Dr. Iton shares his view of the successes that we have achieved, as well as the challenges that await us regarding health equity.*
*Subject to change
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