Track Sessions

This year's track sessions will include a range of presentations on hot topics, case studies, best practices and much more.  Sessions will include:

Track 1: Healthy and Safe Environments

  • Mobilizing a Culture through Safe Walkable Communities
  • Building a new home: How built environments can help cities and migrating people acculturate
  • Agency Wide Process Transformation: The BOP Pre-employment Medical Screening Process
  • Systematic Review of Marijuana Use and Subsequent Cardiovascular Events
  • Intersecting motivations for leaving abusive relationships, substance abuse, and transactional sex among HIV high-risk women
  • Protecting Worker Health with Occupational Exposure Limits: Challenges and Alternative Approaches
  • The Department of Homeland Security Medical Countermeasures Program - Protecting Continuity of Government and Biosecurity Through Workforce Health
  • Inter-professional Team Based Training to Promote Healthy Aging in Older Adults in the United States
  • Integrating Lean tools and a Management System in the Federal Government
  • Take the Stairs! – A USPHS-led Initiative to Increase Physical Activity at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Promoting Healthy Smiles: Implementation of Oral Hygiene Care in Inpatient Pediatrics
  • How national vaccination recommendations are made: HPV vaccine as an example of evidence-based policymaking
  • Commissioned Corps Weight Management System

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Track 2: Clinical and Community Services

  • Indian Health Service: Providing Care in Remote Environments
  • Relationship between Family Income and Obesity among
  • Preventing Contact Lens-Related Eye Infections: CDC’s Healthy Contact Lens Program
  • FDA Enforcement Actions Against Violative Opioid Promotion
  • Improving Healthcare Quality and Effectiveness through Comprehensive Evaluation and Quality Improvement Efforts
  • Utilization of the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Surveys, Star Ratings Systems, and the
  • Medicare Plan Finder Tool to Increase Beneficiary Engagement and Healthcare Quality
  • The Triple Aim: improved population health, improved quality care, and lower costs in healthcare
  • A National Program to Advance Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Building a Healthier America through Health Education in Your Local Community – Focus on the National Prevention Strategy
  • Increasing Access to Behavioral Healthcare through the Inter-professional Collaborative Practice Model
  • Developing a Multi-disciplinary Collaboration to Identify and Treat Children with Developmental Delays
  • Tele-behavioral Health: Leveraging technology to bridge the gap across the Pacific

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Track 3: Empowered People and Resilient Communities

  • Leveraging Health Information Exchange for Disaster Preparedness and Response to Improve Patient Care
  • Lessons learned from the DC Maternal and Child Health Fair
  • The Diabetes Prevention Program in a Correctional Setting
  • Erasing the Loneliness; Wiping Away the Tears of Children of Incarcerated Parents
  • Healthcare coalitions' contributions to preparedness and resilience
  • “Health Risk Genealogy: An Assessment Approach to Empower Healthy Behaviors and Decision-Making”
  • Impacts of an Evidence-Based Health Promotion Program in a Correctional Setting
  • Collective Impact: Mobilizing Public Health Action and Social Change
  • Recovery Supports 101 for Providers: Strategies and Resources in Shared Decision-Making
  • Engaging the Unengaged – A Multi-Staged Approach to Stakeholder Engagement
  • Trying to do it all – at what cost? Creating a Workplace Culture that Promotes Work Life Balance to Reduce Stress and
  • Optimize Delivery of Health Care Professional Services - Presented by the CC Women's Leadership Support Group
  • Building Trust: Risk Communication, Risk perception, and Public Health
  • Mobilizing a Culture of Health in National Parks

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Track 4:  Elimination of Health Disparities

  • Risk Factors for Infection During a Measles Outbreak Among Young Adults After Measles Elimination — Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 2015
  • Global Health Engagement: Behavioral Health Application in Mexico
  • Psychotropic Medication Categorization to Assist with Assignment of Inmate Mental Health Care Level
  • Assessing the Public's Knowledge of the US Public Health Service
  • Postpartum Depressive Symptoms Trends, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, 2004, 2008, 2012
  • Addressing Health Disparities Among the LGBT Americans: The Role of a Public Health Service Officer
  • A Population-Based Analysis of Five Health-Related Behaviors for Chronic Disease Prevention among Sexual and Gender Minorities
  • DoD Transgender Policy: One Coastie's Experience
  • Annual 2017 Healing with CAARE Mission
  • Developing a Mortality Report for Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma
  • What's the UC? Strategies to Improve the Quality of Medical Mortality Reporting
  • Features of Stigma and Anti-Stigma Strategies in Young Adults living with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Appalachia
  • Evaluating the Association Between Perceived Stress, Metabolic Rate, and Obesity, in Native Americans.

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Track 5: Prescription for Prevention and Health (Pharmacy Track)

  • Combating Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhea
  • Practical Implementation of Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Pharmacist Approach to Overcoming Barriers
  • Vaccination hesitancy, trust, and confidence: Insights from qualitative research
  • Childhood Immunizations, Enhancing the Pharmacist's Role
  • The Pregnancy and Lactation Labeling Rule (PLLR)
  • Giving a Tomorrow - Preventing Opioid Overdoses
  • Codeine Over-The-Counter: An Advisory Committee Story
  • The Opioid Crisis: A Nursing Perspective
  • Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health
  • Tele-Pharmacy: An Innovative Clinical Approach to Health Care
  • Naloxone Kits Rescuing Recently Released Inmates
  • New Oral Anticoagulants (NOAC) vs Warfarin: Analysis of Adherence and Adverse Outcomes.
  • US Department of Health and Human Service, ASPR/Office of Emergency Management’s Emergency Prescription Assistant Program: A way to help the most vulnerable during disasters

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Track 6: Readiness and Deployment

  • Reserve Health Readiness Program (RHRP)
  • Effective Public Health Emergency Managers
  • Environmental challenges responding to the Ebola Outbreak in Sierra Leone, West Africa
  • The Deployment Risk Mitigation Unit: Streamlining responder support under a single authority integrated into CDC’s Incident Management System
  • Use of Real-Time Evaluation (RTE) to Identify Health and Safety Risks to CDC Staff Deployed Internationally or to U.S. Territories for the Ebola and Zika Responses
  • SAMHSA Crisis Counseling Program and Disaster Behavior Health Resources
  • Developing and Implementing an Outward Mindset: a Leadership framework and opportunities for officer growth and development in responding to emerging public health challenges.
  • Leveraging Training Technology and Innovative Strategies for Enhancing Disaster Preparedness
  • Improving Deployment Outcomes and Preparedness through the Application of Lessons Learned, After Action Reviews, Hot Washes, and an Effective Deployment Training Program.
  • Discharge Planning Response Teams, Also Known As, USPHS Services Access Teams
  • Interagency Coordination during a Public Health and Medical Response: What happens behind the scenes?
  • The Unified Coordination of Zika in Puerto Rico Response: An Integrated Approach to a Public Health Emergency
  • Prevent, Prepare, and Respond with CLAS: The Role of the National CLAS Standards in Public Health Emergencies and Disasters

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Track Sessions Announced

Keynote Presenters Announced

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Pre-Conference Courses Posted

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