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Summer Institute Plenary Sessions Opened to the General Public

To celebrate the 20th annual Summer Institute for Public Health Practice (August 8–12, 2011), conference organizers have opened the plenary sessions to the general public.

August 1, 2011

Come one, come all!

To celebrate the 20th annual Summer Institute for Public Health Practice (August 8–12, 2011), conference organizers have opened the plenary sessions to the general public. Don't miss this opportunity to engage with national leaders about the latest issues in public health practice.

  • Monday, Aug. 8, 8:30–10:15 AM: Lawrence Wallack, DrPH, MPH, "The Vision, Values, and Voice of Public Health." He is one of the primary architects of media advocacy, an approach to using mass media to advance public health.
  • Tuesday, Aug. 9, 8:30–10:15 AM: Linda Murray, MD, MPH, "Challenges for Public Health." She is an expert in health equity, social justice, and serving the medically underserved.
  • Thursday, Aug. 11, 8:30–10:15 AM: Les Beitsch, MD, MPH, will deliver a talk entitled, "Public Health Transformation: Evolution or Revolution?" He is currently a medical professor, former state health commissioner, and serves on a variety of national health committees.
  • Friday, Aug. 12, 9:30 AM–12:00 PM: Panel Discussion with Health Leaders

Please join us as experts share their valuable experiences and in-depth knowledge of current trends and innovative strategies in the field. You will return to work inspired with new ideas to improve the health of your community.

All plenary sessions are free and open to the public. They will be held in William H. Gates Hall on the University of Washington Seattle campus.

Interested in attending Summer Institute courses, as well? Only a few days left to register!

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