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New Public Health Strategies: Delivering on the Promise

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During a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) First Friday Google+ Hangout (12/5/14), panelists discussed innovations in public health and findings from the Public Health Leadership Forum's report, The High Achieving Governmental Health Department in 2020. Susan Dentzer, senior policy adviser to the Foundation, led a discussion with public health innovators on the vision for the future of public health as we move towards 2020; the concept of public health departments as Chief Health Strategists; and the reduction of the leading causes of preventable death and disability, with a special emphasis on underserved populations and health disparities.
To view reports mentioned in the live Google Hangout, please click below:
Resolve Health: High Achieving Health Department  
Institute for Alternative Futures: Public Health 2030 .
Panelists included Paul Kuehnert, DNP, RN, director, Bridging Health & Healthcare Portfolio, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; David Fleming, MD, MPH, county health officer, Seattle-King County Public Health Department; Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd, chief strategy officer, W.K. Kellogg Foundation; Laura Herrera, MD, deputy secretary of public health, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Learn more at www.rwjf.org/firstfriday.
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