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 starting at noon on the medical campus.

Theme: Why Science Matters: The Case for Evidence-Based Public Health

Keynote speaker: Dr. Ross Brownson, Bernard Becker Professor, Brown School and School of Medicine

Scholars
Ross C. Brownson headshot
Bernard Becker Professor, Brown School and School of Medicine

Panelists

  • Karen Joynt Maddox – Moderator
  • John Rusche, Former Idaho State Representative
  • Kelley K. Vollmar, Jefferson County Health Department
  • Cora Faith Walker, State Representative Missouri House District 74

Click here to review the Annual Conference poster session guide.

Attendees are also invited to attend the Installation Ceremony of Dr. William G. Powderly as the Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health.

Pre-registration is requested, but walk-ins are welcome as space allows. We look forward to seeing you there!

Agenda

12:00 p.m. Attendee Check-in and Refreshments
12:30 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
1:00 p.m. Keynote Talk and Q&A
2:00 p.m. Break
2:15 p.m. Panel Talks and Discussion
4:00 p.m. Poster Session and Networking
5:00 p.m. Installation Ceremony of William G. Powderly as the Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health
6:00 p.m. Reception

 

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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