Agenda: September 13, 2004 - Action

07:00 am - 05:00 pm Registration
07:30 am - 08:30 am Exercising for Life!
08:30 am - 09:00 am Navigation Team Challenge #3: Tracking Your Expedition (Breakfast)
09:00 am - 09:50 am Plenary Session: What Do We Need to Do? Strategic Action for Making a Real Difference
J. Ricardo Guzman
William Ridella
09:50 am - 10:15 am Introduction of Action Breakouts
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Action Breakouts

Practical Steps for Undoing Racism
Barbara Major, BA

Building Relationships with Foundations and Funders
Thomas D. Aschenbrener, MEd
Mary Lou Hennrich, BSN, MS

Meeting the Needs of Immigrant Populations
Consuelo Saragoza, MPA
Ruby Ibarra
Linda Castillo

12:00 pm - 01:15 pm Passport to the Northwest: Welcome, Networking and Reverse Site Visits Luncheon
01:45 pm - 03:15 pm Action Breakouts and Promising Practices

Mentoring Fathers, Strengthening Families
Michael E. Connor, MA, PhD

Promising Practice Presenters:
Anand Chabra, MD, MPH - San Mateo County Health Services
Shirley Shelton - Black Infant Health Program, State Department of Health Services

Focusing on Preconception Health: Improving Morbidity and Mortality
Hani Atrash, MD, MPH
Janis Biermann, MS

Promising Practice Presenters:
Kimberly West, MD, MPH and Arthur Durazo, BA - County of Los Angeles, Department of Health Services
Marjorie Angert, DO, MPH - Philadelphia Department of Public Health
Shalena Eubanks-Worlds, MS and Linda Sutherland - Healthy Start Coalition, Orlando, Florida
Diana Sierra, MPH - Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade
Cynthia Farkas, BSN, MS - Jefferson County Department of Health and Environment

Creating Healthier Communities for Our Children
Marilyn Martin Rossmann, PhD

Promising Practice Presenters:
Vicki Alexander, MD, MPH - Berkeley City Health Department
Wingshan Lo - University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Healthier Children Families and Communities
Vivian Varela - Santa Clara County Public Health Department
Linda Wagner, PHN, MPH and Sue Mitchell, MPH - Saint Paul-Ramsey County Department of Public Health
Tracey Hawkins - City of Newark-Department of Health and Human Services
Eleanor Padgett, MSW - District of Columbia Department of HealthIntegrating Urban Women's Health in Local Health DepartmentsHolly Grason, MA

Promising Practice Presenters:
Ellen Eidem, MS - Los Angeles County Office of Women's Health
Maria Carlos - Seattle-King County Department of Public Health
Leah Henry-Tanner, BS, Joyce Williams and Shelley Means - United Indians of All Tribes Foundation
Hollie Malamud-Price, MPH - Michigan Department of Community Health
Mary Caffery, RN, MSN - Mother Child and Adolescent HIV Program, University of California, San Diego
Karen Miyamoto, BSN - Santa Clara County Public Health Department

Connecting Faith and Health
Reverend Kenneth Harris

Promising Practice Presenters:
Kandi Buckland, RN, BS and Ann Zielinski, RN, MS - El Paso County Department of Health and Environment
Yolanda Lewis, MS - First Church of God, Columbus, Ohio

Addressing the Epidemic of Overweight Children: Practice and Policy
Rosa Soto, BA

Promising Practice Presenter:
Félix Aguilar, MD, MPH, FAAFP - Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services

Inside or Outside our Circle: Do Mental Health Concerns Affect our Outcomes?
Peter J. Morris, MD, MPH

Promising Practice Presenters:
Urmi Bhaumik, MS, DSc and Maia Brodyfield, MPH - Boston Public Health Commission
Becky Decker, MSW, LCSW - Louisiana Office of Public Health
Ann Vrabel, RN, BSN - Multnomah Education Service District

03:30 pm - 05:00 pm Promising Practice Sessions (repeated)
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