Category: Conference
2012 Annual Meeting and Conference of the Massachusetts Public Health Association: Growing the Political Will for Prevention and Health Equity
| October 10, 2012 | 10:22 pm | Conference, MPHA Events | No comments

Keynote Speaker Dr. Brian Smedley, Vice President and Director of the Health Policy Institute of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, will address what it will take to ignite and sustain a health equity movement that can produce real change in—and real opportunities for health– here in Massachusetts and across the country.

The meeting will also feature:

  • Expanded networking opportunities
  • Exhibitors representing grassroots organizations and local businesses
  • MPHA community award presentations
  • And updates on how you can get involved in the work to drive statewide changes for healthier, more equitable communities

Friday, November 16, 2012

9:30 am- 2:00 pm
Doubletree Hotel | Westborough, Massachusetts

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CDC 2012 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media
| August 6, 2012 | 8:00 pm | Conference | No comments

Can’t make it to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention 2012 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media?  Have no fear! Participate online from the comfort of your desk through their “Virtual Conference Pilot” on August 7th (tomorrow) – August 9th.

In an effort to expand the conference’s reach, the CDC is excited to announce a limited virtual pilot of some of the sessions scheduled for the 2012 Conference.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to experience the 2012 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media virtually!

All Plenary sessions and a limited number of Special Sessions and Breakout sessions will be streamed live!

To learn more or to register, go to

APHA Mid-Year Meeting
| March 19, 2012 | 8:45 am | Conference | No comments

Registration is now open for the The American Public Health Association’s second-ever mid-year meeting.

The New Public Health: Rewiring for the Future

What: A 3-day conference of speakers, workshops and panel discussions.

When: June 26-28, 2012

Where: Charlotte, North Carolina

For more information and to register:

Ounce of Prevention Conference
| September 20, 2011 | 12:51 pm | Conference | No comments

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:

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Sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health