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Gregory C. Townsend
Posted On September 3, 2019 9:47 pm
Gregory C. Townsend, Retired Health Service Administrator, Jefferson County Department of Health I’m not a finished product!
Bobby Cochran
Posted On July 25, 2019 10:43 pm
Senior Fellow National Policy Consensus Center  OPENING DOORS TO MORE TIME OUTDOORS IN NATURE FOCUS Working with partners in Oregon and nationally to understand and deliver the health benefits of more time in nature—especially in ways that bridge new relationships between communities. MORE ABOUT BOBBY Bobby walks in the spaces between the worlds of business,… View Article
Leigh Caswell
Posted On July 25, 2019 10:40 pm
Director of Community Health Presbyterian Healthcare Services SUPPORTING COMMUNITIES TO LEAD HEALTHY CHANGE FOCUS I work for Presbyterian Healthcare Services in New Mexico where we have an enchanting landscape with a rich, cultural history. We also struggle with high rates of poverty, chronic disease and substance abuse. There are communities that face huge disparities in outcomes… View Article
Laurel Berman
Posted On July 25, 2019 10:38 pm
Environmental Health Scientist Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) FOCUS Laurel is part of an initiative to create Healthfields in Navajo Nation as a model for other regions. Healthfields is the safe reuse of environmentally impacted lands to improve health outcomes. Environmentally impacted lands may be contaminated, but could be cleaned and reused…. View Article
Monica Baskin and Kadie Peters
Posted On July 25, 2019 10:35 pm
CHANGING THE NARRATIVE TO PROMOTE EQUITY AND FAIRNESS FOCUS The Birmingham area is known for its industrial past, harsh Jim Crow Laws and strict enforcement of segregation. Many of the structures and institutions built during this era impede progress today. We are working in Jefferson County, Alabama to promote health equity by engaging diverse stakeholders… View Article
Andy Allen
Posted On July 25, 2019 10:08 pm
Outreach Officer inHealth Strategies IMPROVING OUTCOMES THROUGH INNOVATIONS IN POPULATION HEALTH MANAGEMENT FOCUS I’m the lead consultant for community and population health for inHealth Strategies out of Baton Rouge, LA. We collaborate on innovative solutions to help communities and providers nationwide radically change the health outcomes for the populations they serve. Through leveraging community resources,… View Article
Iman Shervington, Jarvis DeBerry, Lisa J. Richardson
Posted On July 25, 2019 10:05 pm
REFRAMING RESILIENCE AND ADDRESSING TRAUMA TO IMPROVE HEALTH FOCUS The health and well-being of New Orleans’ most vulnerable has not led recovery efforts post Hurricane Katrina, and we have only recently seen a focus on resiliency that has begun to address the impact of trauma on our communities. People who are exposed to the chronic… View Article
Robin Guenther
Posted On July 25, 2019 10:04 pm
Principal, Perkins+Will Senior Advisor, Health Care Without Harm TRANSFORMING HEALTH CARE THROUGH BUILDING HEALTH FOCUS A culture of health can create a health care system that eliminates its own negative environmental impacts, anchors community health and resilience, and leads broader societal transformation MORE ABOUT ROBIN I believe the health care sector can create a world… View Article
Sabine Martin
Posted On July 25, 2019 10:02 pm
President CTOR Solutions, LLC I uniquely combine my private sector environmental experience with my years of providing brownfields-related assistance to communities and tribes to help improve community health by addressing brownfield sites.
Jeanne Herb
Posted On July 25, 2019 9:57 pm
Associate Director, Environmental Analysis and Communications Group Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy ENSURING EQUAL ACCESS TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS THAT SUPPORT HEALTH AND WELL-BEING FOCUS To me, a culture of health is one in which all people have equal access to the services and conditions that support… View Article
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