Annual Conference

The Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis hosts an annual conference every fall.

In 2017, we will hold our 10th Annual Conference. It will feature a dynamic keynote presentation, a panel of diverse speakers, and a poster session. It will be held on Wednesday, September 27th in the afternoon starting at noon on the medical campus.

The final event of the conference will be an installation ceremony and reception for the directorship of the Institute for Public Health named in honor of Larry J. Shapiro, MD, former executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine. The inaugural holder of the directorship is current Institute director, Dr. William Powderly. The ceremony and reception will begin at 5 pm.

More information to come.

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Past Conferences

Large room full of attendees at the 2012 Institute for Public Health annual conference

Mental Health is Public Health: Innovative Approaches to Behavioral Resilience
2016 Conference Details

Prepared for Peril: Readiness and Recovery for Public Health Threats
2015 Conference Details

Public Good & Individual Choice: Navigating the Complexities of Public Health in a Modern Society
2014 Conference Details

Weighing In: The Public Health Impact & Promise of Science in Addressing Obesity
2013 Conference Details

Addressing the Public Health Challenges of the 21st Century
2012 Conference Details

Beyond Borders: Transforming Health at Home and Abroad
2011 Conference Details

Reducing Disparities on National and State Levels
2010 Conference Details

Multidisciplinary Approaches to Eliminate Disparities
2009 Conference Details

Inaugural Institute for Public Health Symposium
2008 Conference Details