2014 NACCHO Annual Conference Examines Policy, Innovation, and Science in a New Era of Public Health
Contact: Jacqueline Bond
NACCHO Annual Conference Examines the Intersection of Policy, Innovation, and Science in a New Era of Public Health
Washington, DC (July 7, 2014) -
Local health department leaders, public health partners, and invited guests will convene at the largest gathering of local health officials in the United States, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Annual Conference, on July 8-10th in Atlanta.
NACCHO is the only national organization that holds meetings to specifically address the needs and concerns of local health departments. Attendees from all geographic regions of the nation will gather to share ideas and hear from national, regional, state, and local health officials about the future of public health practice.
This year's annual meeting theme is "The New Era of Public Health: Science, Innovation, Policy." The sessions will provide an interactive setting for local health officials and their public health partners to examine strategies, share ideas, and plan actions to sustain or reinvent their organizations in this new era.
July 8-10, 2014 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
Arturo Rodriguez, MPH, Director, Brownsville City Health Department, Brownsville, TX
Gayle B. Harris, MPH, RN, Public Health Director, Durham County Department of Public Health, Durham, NC
Lyndia Wilson, Division Director, Spokane Regional Health District, Spokane, WA
Rahul Gupta, MD, MPH, FACP, Health Officer and Executive Director, Kanawha-Charleston and Putnam County Health Departments, Charleston, WV
James A. Hoyer, Adjutant General, West Virginia National Guard
Andrew Whelton, PhD, West Virginia Testing Assessment Project
David Latif, PhD, Professor and Chair Department of Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences, University of Charleston School of Pharmacy
Members of the media may receive
complementary registration to attend NACCHO Annual or select sessions.
Click here for
a full agenda. For more information, or to set up an on-site interview with any
of the above speakers, please contact Jacqueline Bond, Burness Communications,
at (301) 280-5746 or Jbond@burnesscommunications.com.
Media are encouraged to join the conversation and follow sessions as they
happen on Twitter @NACCHOalerts and #NA14.