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FIRST THURSDAY WEBINAR SERIES


The First Thursday Webinars support leadership and management in the public health field nationwide. Each month features speakers on timely public health topics, including question and answer sessions. They also provide opportunities for high-level peer-to-peer networking and facilitate a coordinated approach to pressing public health issues. Click the titles of the webinars below to view them.


Chronic Disease Directors Forum

First Thursday Webinars


2018

12-6-18

Mentoring Circles

Speakers:

Jeanne Alongi, DrPH, MPH, Pubic Health Leadership & Practice Lead with NACDD

Cathleen Walsh, PhD, MPH, Associate Director of Public Health Practice, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP)

Susan Ladd, MS, Office of Public Health Practice, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion


11-1-18

NACDD Chronic Disease Directors' Forum Updates and Feedback on First Thursdays

Speakers:

Jeanne Alongi, DrPH, MPH, Pubic Health Leadership & Practice Lead with NACDD


10-4-18

The Importance of Organizational Climate and Culture in Organizational Capacity

Speakers:

Cathleen Walsh, PhD, MPH, Associate Director of Public Health Practice, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP)

Sean Cucchi, MHA, Associate Director for Policy, Legislation and Evaluation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC;

Jeanne Alongi, DrPH, MPH, Public Health Leadership & Practice Lead with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors

Judith Gabrielle, Deputy Bureau Chief, Population and Community Health Bureau, New Mexico Department of Health, Public Health Division


9-6-18

Social Media and Public Health

Speakers:

Cathleen Walsh, PhD, MPH, Associate Director of Public Health Practice, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP)

Kelly Hanlon (CTR), Social Media Analyst for NCCDPHP, Office of Communications

Jessica Mullis (CTR), Graphic Artist with NCCDPHP's Office of Communications


8-9-18

The Importance of Management and Administration in Building Organizational Capacity

Speakers:

Jeanne Alongi, DrPH, MPH, Public Health Leadership & Practice Lead with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors

Thea Jones, MSPH Tennessee Department of Health, Chronic Disease Director


6-7-18

Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy

Speakers:

Ursula Bauer, PhD, MPH, Director, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC

Leonard Jack, Jr, PhD, MSc, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC


5-3-18

The Importance of Partnerships and Relationships in Building Organizational Capacity

Speakers:

Jeanne Alongi, DrPH, MPH, Public Health Leadership & Practice Lead with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors

Frances Dunn Butterfoss, PhD, MSEd, Coalitions Work


Jamie Forrest, MS Action Chief, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention, Florida Department of Health

4-5-18

Root Causes and the Role of State Chronic Disease Directors and Introduction to Health Equity Council

Speakers:

Jeanne Alongi, DrPH, MPH, Public Health Leadership & Practice Lead with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors

Jack Miller, Chronic Disease Director, Idaho Department of Health

Dr. Bala Balamurgan, Chronic Disease Director, Arkansas Department of Health

Robyn Taylor, Health Equity Consultant, National Association of Chronic Disease Directors


3-1-18

Leadership as a Key Component to Organizational Capacity Building in Chronic Disease Units

Speakers:

Jeanne Alongi, DrPH, MPH, Public Health Leadership & Practice Lead with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors

Dr. Mehul Dalal, CT Chronic Disease Director Connecticut Department of Public Health

Monica Morales, CA California Department of Public Health Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Ursula Bauer, PhD, MPH, Director, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC


2-1-18

Public Health Leadership & Practice Updates and Workforce Development as a Key Component to Organizational Capacity Building in Chronic Disease Units

Speakers:

Jeanne Alongi, DrPH, MPH, Public Health Leadership & Practice Lead with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors

Brian Castrucci, MA, De Beaumont Foundation Chief Program and Strategy Officer

Jack Miller, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Chronic Disease Director Manager


1-11-18

Quarterly NCCDPHP Update; Looking Back and Forward (with emphasis on upcoming NOFOs in 2018)

Speakers:

Ursula Bauer, PhD, MPH, Director, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC



2017

12-7-17

The Importance of Evidence Based Public Health in Organizational Capacity Building

Speakers:

Jeanne Alongi, DrPH, MPH, Pubic Health Leadership & Practice Lead with NACDD

Carol Brownson, Consultant, National Association of Chronic Disease Directors

Kiley Hump, Administrator of office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion South Dakota Department of Health


11-2-17

Quarterly Updates and The Role of EHRs in Chronic Disease Prevention

Speakers:

LaShaundra Everhart, Orise Fellow CDC Coordinated State Support Branch

Ursula Bauer, PhD, MPH, Director, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC

Hilary K Wall, MPH, Sr. Health Scientist and Million Hearts Science Lead, Division of Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, NCCDPHP, CDC

Robin Soler, PhD, Team Lead, Division of Diabetes Translation NCCDPHP, CDC


10-5-17

Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention

Speakers:

Mary Kate Weber, MPH, CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities

Chris Stockmyer, Acting Branch Chief CDC Coordinated State Support Branch


9-7-17

Public Health Practice and Leadership: STAR

Speakers:

Jeanne Alongi, DrPH, MPH, Pubic Health Leadership & Practice Lead with NACDD


8-3-17

Performance Measures Recommendations and National Policy Landscape

Speakers:

Ursula Bauer, PhD, MPH, Director, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC

David Hoffman, DPS CCD, Cornerstone Government Affairs


6-1-17

Public Health Accreditation

Speakers:

Paul Hunting, Acting Branch Chief Coordinated State Support Branch, CDC

Tamara Crawford, DrBH, MPH, Orise Fellow, CDC

Liza Corso, MPA Sr. Advisor for Public Health Practice and Accreditation

Shauna Hicks, MPH, CHS, Director, Division of Health Promotion and Wellness, Bureau of Community Health and Chronic Disease

Prevention, South Carolina

Robin Diggs Outlaw, MPH, Chief, Chronic Disease Prevention, Washington D.C.


5-4-17

A Conceptual Model for Looking at State Health Department Efficiency

Speakers:

Jeanne Alongi, DrPH, MPH, Pubic Health Leadership & Practice Lead with NACDD


4-6-17

Falls Prevention Programs

Speakers:

Paul Hunting, Acting Branch Chief Coordinated State Support Branch, CDC

Jeanne Alongi, DrPH, MPH, Pubic Health Leadership & Practice Lead with NACDD

Tamara Crawford, DrBH, MPH, Orise Fellow, CDC

Lynn Chaiken, MSW Director, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

Stephen Devoe, MS Falls Prevention Coordinator, Vermont Department of Health

Ursula Bauer, PhD, MPH, Director, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC


3-2-17

How Can We Evolve the Workforce and Save Public Health

Speakers:

Brian Castrucci

Paul Hunting, Acting Branch Chief Coordinated State Support Branch, CDC


2-2-17

Discussion on 1422 and 1305

Speakers:

John Robitscher, CEO National Association of Chronic Disease Directors

Jeanne Alongi, DrPH, MPH, Pubic Health Leadership & Practice Lead with NACDD


1-12-17

Innovative Applications for States Responsible to the Opioid Crisis

Speakers:

Cyrille Adam, Edm Senior Director, Health Programs at Kognito

Jeanne Alongi, DrPH, MPH, Pubic Health Leadership & Practice Lead with NACDD



November 3, 2016 - "CDC Quarterly Update"

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October 6, 2016 - "Workplace Health"

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August 4, 2016 - "Supporting HUD Smokefree Rule"

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June 2, 2016 - "Health Informatics"

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May 5, 2016 - "The California Statewide Plan to Promote Health and Mental Health Equity"

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April 7, 2016 - "Return on Investment, Costs & Cost-Effectiveness: Terms & Applications in Chronic Disease"

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March 3, 2016 - "Inno-what?  Overview of Innovation and Applications"

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February 4, 2016 - "2016 Leadership Strategic Directions from CDC, NACDD, and DHPE" & "2016 National Tobacco Education Campaign-Tips from Former Smokers"

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No webinars were held in January 2016 or December 2015

November 5, 2015 - "Communicating the Value of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion"

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October 1, 2015

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September 3, 2015

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August 6, 2015

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June 4, 2015

May 7, 2015

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April 2, 2015 - "State Role of Using Clinical Data to Improve Chronic Disease Management"

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March 5, 2015

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