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Webinar: "Preventing Violence is Critical to Our Nation’s Health"

Tuesday, October 04, 2011 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)




Preventing Violence is Critical to Our Nation’s Health: A Facilitated Discussion with Public Health Leaders

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
2:00 – 3:30 PM EST


You are invited to participate in the third session of the webinar series showcasing violence prevention efforts implemented through public health infrastructure. This session will feature a facilitated discussion and Q&A with recognized public health leaders at local, state, and national levels about the significance of addressing violence prevention through public health practice, programs, and policies. During this session participants will have the opportunity to dialogue and interact with a distinguished panel of leaders and experts about the importance of violence prevention in public health.

Featured panelists include:

  • Dr. John Auerbach, State Health Officer, State of Massachusetts, ASTHO President
  • Barbara Shaw, Director, Illinois Violence Prevention Authority
  • Dr. Howard Spivak, Director, Division of Violence Prevention, CDC
  • Dr. Adewale Troutman, Former Health Officer, City of Louisville (Kentucky)

The discussion will be facilitated by Larry Cohen, Executive Director, Prevention Institute.

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Click here to read bios for all webinar panelists.

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