Institute for Public Health 10th Annual Conference

September 27, 2017
12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Eric P. Newman Education Center, Medical Campus

The Institute for Public Health’s annual conference and poster session provides an opportunity for students, academics, and professionals to expand their knowledge and network.

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

Ross C. Brownson headshot
Steven H. and Susan U. Lipstein Distinguished Professor of Public Health, Brown School and School of Medicine


  • 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
  • Durrie Bouscaren, St. Louis Public Radio

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!


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


Event Sponsors: Institute for Public Health