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American Public Health Association (APHA) 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition

Category: Focus Area

Related Categories: Council on Linkages, Inside PHF, Learning Resource Center (LRC), PHF Online Store, Performance Management, Quality Improvement, TRAIN, Workforce Development

Location: Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center and Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 900 Convention Center Boulevard, New Orleans

Start Date: 11/15/2014

End Date: 11/19/2014

The American Public Health Association (APHA) will be holding its 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans, LA on November 15 – 19, 2014 at the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center and Hilton New Orleans Riverside. The event will offer professionals and practitioners the opportunity to broaden their knowledge in public health, exchange information on best practices, and learn about the latest research and new trends. This year’s meeting theme is “Healthography: How Where You Live Affects Your Health and Well Being.”
The Public Health Foundation (PHF) will be omnipresent throughout the conference, leading discussions, holding meetings, conducting workshops, and sharing resources and tools with public health professionals. Mark your calendar to find PHF staff and participate during the following times and activities:
Schedule of PHF Events at APHA
Monday, November 17, 2014: 8:30am – 10:00am
Session 3011.0 – Ground Gained: Strategies for Sustaining Advances Made in Performance Improvement
Title – Performance and Quality Improvement: Essential Functions of Any Public Health Organization (8:30am - 9:00am)
Presenter – Ron Bialek, MPP
Monday, November 17, 2014: 8:30am – 10:00am
Session 3040.0 - Health Administration Roundtable: Innovations in Health Administration
Title 302332 - Maximizing Workforce Development Capacity in a Limited Resource Environment: The Reality of Doing More with Less
Roundtable Discussion – Ilya Plotkin, MA
Monday, November 17, 2014: 10:30am – 12:00pm
Session 3120.0/Title 314137 – Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals – Improving to Better Meet Public Health Workforce Needs
Presenters – Ron Bialek, MPP and Kathleen Amos, MLIS
Monday, November 17, 2014 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Presenters: Ashley Tuomi, DHSc; C. William Keck, MD, MPH; and Donald Warne, MD, MPH 
View an invitation to this session and request to RSVP by November 15 from APHA's Health Administration Section
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 10:30am – 12:00pm
Session 4132.0 – Big Questions in Health Administration
Title 303842 – Why Do People Work in Public Health? Results and Implications of a Worker Recruitment and Retention Study (10:30am - 10:50am)
Presenter/Co-Author: Kathleen Amos, MLIS
Co-Author: Ron Bialek, MPP

PHF's Exhibit Booth in the APHA Public Health Expo: #1325
In the APHA Public Health Expo, PHF will be located at booth #1325 to provide conference attendees with resources and tools to assist with initiatives in performance management, quality improvement, workforce development, and national public health accreditation. At the exhibit booth, you will find information on:

Visitors to PHF's exhibit booth will also have the opportunity to make a free, customized TRAIN luggage tag, with a copy of their business card or contact information.


Connect with PHF
Please stop by PHF’s exhibit booth and all sessions, presentations, and workshops to connect with our staff for more information about our focus areas and programs. You can also connect with PHF before, during, or after the event by sending us a tweet on Twitter or posting a message to the PHF Facebook Page. We look forward to connecting with you in New Orleans.

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American Public Health Association (APHA) 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition