A handful of Fellows and staff attended and presented at the annual American Public Health Association (APHA) conference in Washington, D.C. The conference theme, "Healthy Communities Promote Health Minds and Bodies," fit well with the community-based focus of the Fellowship.
|Fellows Kat and Paula at the annual APHA confernce|Fellow Anneke Mohr hosted a roundtable discussion on the topic of HIV in rural communities. Director Marion Ceraso and Preceptor Geof Swain supported Fellows Kat Grande and Paula Tran Inzeo in their presentation, "Crossing the Classroom-Practice Chasm: A Model Fellowship Program in Wisconsin," which featured video clips of Fellow alums Kate Konkel, Raisa Koltun, and first-year Tyler Weber [The presentation abstract is posted here]. Fellowship coordinator Lesley Wolf headed to the conference early for a public health institute workshop. Paula ended the conference with her presentation, "Creating a Sustainable Model for Health Departments to Use Health Impact Assessment for Effective Planning and Policy Development" [abstract can be read here].
Lesley, Kat, and Paula enjoy an evening in D.C.'s Chinatown
Video clips from presentation