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OTC February 27, 2017
Off the Cuff: Domain 3/Health Systems Updates
Information from state and national partners
Facilitated by the Cardiovascular Health Network of NACDD
Issue 54
February 27, 2017

Webinars & Calls Worth Your Time


Leadership Approaches to Defending and Advancing Prevention and Public Health
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 2:30 – 4:00 pm ET
Sponsors: American Public Health Association (APHA), Prevention Institute (PI), Public Health Institute (PHI), Trust for America's Health (TFAH)

All Americans should have a high level of services and community infrastructure that protect, promote, and preserve their health and well-being; and every community should be prepared for emerging and ongoing threats. Achieving this vision requires strategies that prioritize value-based health care and sustained investments in proven prevention and public health activities tailored to meet community health needs and preferences. This Dialogue4Health Web Forum features a panel discussion with national public health leaders highlighting policy priorities for advancing prevention and wellness with the Administration and Congress. This Web Forum will also showcase the importance of leadership both in public health and across multiple sectors to integrate health care, behavioral health, social services, environmental health, and transportation. The panelists will address attendees’ questions in the Q&A session. Presenters:
  • Georges Benjamin, MD, Executive Director, American Public Health Association
  • Larry Cohen, MSW, Executive Director, Prevention Institute
  • Mary Pittman, DrPH, President and CEO, Public Health Institute
  • John Auerbach, President and CEO, Trust for America’s Health
Click here to register.

Editor’s Note:
Dr. Mehul Dalal, NACDD President issued a leadership development challenge to NACDD’s entire membership for this year calling on members to “identify, explore and apply new leadership and management concepts or techniques in [their] daily work.” This webinar supports this goal. More information on the NACDD President’s Challenge here.

We highlight events we think are especially worth your time but there is a lot going on! Keep up using the Chronic Disease Events Calendar. The webinars in darker type are more directly related to Domain 3/Health Systems.

News and Resources from CDC, NACDD and National Partners


From CDC and CVH Team at NACDD
States Selected for the 2017 Advanced Thematic GIS Training for State Health Departments: Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to Address Blood Pressure Medication Adherence

Arkansas, California, Minnesota, and Montana have been selected to participate in a 10-day intensive GIS training, which will include 2.5 days of in-person training at Rice University in Houston, TX followed by map development and dissemination activities through June 2017. Funded by the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this advanced thematic GIS training is designed to provide the opportunity for staff from selected state health departments to develop and implement a series of projects that use GIS to address blood pressure medication adherence. For more information about the training, visit the GIS webpage .

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