2016‐2017 MPHA “Public Health Matters” 

Policy Forum Series:

Why is THIS Public Health?

 

This year’s four forums will explore some uncommon topics that have stirred interest in the public health community. They will be thought-provoking conversations sure to spark ideas among all of us about our public health roles in a changing world.

 

Forum 1: November 4, 2016

Mental Health and the Health Care System

Panelists and forum participants will explore concerns related to health system capacity and our community response to mental and behavioral health. 

       Policy Forum #1 Summary Notes

       Policy Forum #1 Video


Forum 2: January 20, 2017

Community Planning and Development

This forum will explore topics related to community planning and development that is in-tune with residents’ public health needs and social determinants of health principles. 

        Policy Forum #2 Summary Notes

Policy Forum #2 Video   


Forum 3: March 24, 2017

Our changed and Changing Society

At this third forum panelists and participants will explore and discuss societal/community responses to gun violence, racism, immigration and our policies of inclusion and exclusion. 

Policy Forum 3 Summary Notes.pdf

Policy Forum 3 Speaker Bios.pdf



Forum 4: May 12, 2017

Climate Change and Public Health

The last forum will explore the role that climate change has played in the challenges facing public health today. 

        Policy Forum Series 4.pdf



All forums are held at the New Brighton Community Center, located at 400 10th St. NW in New Brighton.  

Breakfast and on-site registration begins at 7:00am. Each forum starts promptly at 7:30am and concludes at 9:00am. 



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Please join Minnesota’s public health community in these thought‐provoking breakfast conversations.


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