Ounce of Prevention 2011

Communities – Taking Charge – Making Change

October 4, 2011

Keynote Speaker: Dr. James Marks, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Dr. James Marks, a national public health leader, will provide inspiration as we innovate despite economic challenges.

Location: Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, Marlboro, MA

Conference Summary:

The U.S. public health system is moving toward increased use of evidence-based policy and systems change to prevent disease, promote health, and eliminate disparities.  How do we go beyond the buzz words to understand what’s really happening and gain tools to strengthen our own communities, organizations, and residents?

Participants in the 2011 Ounce of Prevention conference will examine:

  • Public health prevention in the era of state and national health care reform
  • Promoting community health with data and accessible technology
  • Challenges and benefits of increasing access to locally produced foods

To register, visit: http://tinyurl.com/ounce11

If you have questions or would like to carpool, contact CHAT

Sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health