2016 MPHA Annual Conference and Meeting

HEALTH EQUITY: Many Voices, Shared Vision

May 25-26, 2016

Continuing Education and Conference Center, University of Minnesota St. Paul campus

















Plenary Sessions May 26, 2016

Morning


Breakout Sessions May 26, 2016

Morning

  • ADDRESSING RACIAL INJUSTICE/ INSTITUTIONAL RACISM IN PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE (presentation not available)
  • RAISING OF AMERICA: CATALYST FOR COMMUNITY ACTION (presentation not available)

    Conference Overview


    The 2016 Minnesota Public Health Association (MPHA) annual conference, “HEALTH EQUITY: Many Voices, Shared Vision”, will highlight progress being made across sectors to achieve health equity. The breakout session themes include: implementation of local, state, and national strategies addressing health equity, cross sector partnership and community engagement, and global health.


    The 2016 Minnesota Community Health Worker Alliance Statewide Conference will be held in conjunction with MPHA’s Annual Conference on day two of the conference! Alliance and MPHA conference registrants will participate in a joint opening plenary and breakout sessions on the morning of May 26. The Alliance conference will continue into the afternoon with a luncheon, plenary program, and breakouts. MPHA conference registrants have the opportunity to attend the afternoon programming of the CHW Alliance Conference for an additional registration fee. 

     

    Conference Objectives


    This MPHA conference will provide an opportunity to:

    • Describe current initiatives in Minnesota that help achieve the Triple Aim of Health Equity.

    • Identify strategies for strengthening community capacity to create their own healthy future.

    • Cite examples of cross-sector partnerships and policies that impact health.

    • Understand key public health legislative policies impacting health equity.

     

    Continuing Education Credits


    Application is being made for CHES (entry-level)/MCHES (advanced-level) Category I continuing education contract hours (CECH). Application to the National Board of Public Health Examiners is also being made for Certified in Public Health (CPH) credits. 8 contact hours are available for nurses.


    Conference Registration


    The 2016 MPHA Annual Conference brochure can be found here. Registration is now closed. 


    meeting location

    Continuing Education and Conference Center, University of Minnesota St. Paul campus

    University of Minnesota, 1890 Buford Ave, St Paul, MN 55108

    (612) 624-3275


     


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