Thanks to everyone who joined us to make our eighth annual conference Prepared for Peril: Readiness and Recovery for Public Health Threats.
Poster Session Award Winners
Congratulations to our three top posters from this year’s conference! Kudos go to:
“Developing and Implementing a Statewide Infant Mortality Action Plan: A Community Collaborative Partnership” by Monique A. Norfolk, MPH; Motolani Aina; Hilary Sedovic, BSW; William Scott, BS; Joyce West, MSW; and Cheryle Dyle-Palmer, MA
“Heavy Metals & Urban Community Gardens: Assessing Perceptions and Concentrations of Heavy Metals in St. Louis, MO” by Leah Gable, MSW/ MPH 2016 candidate; Roger Wong, MPH,MSW; Manvitha Marni; Zezhen Pan; Zorimar Rivera-Núñez, PhD; and Daniel Giammar, PhD, PE
“‘That dab hit just melted my entire face’: Tweets about high-potency marijuana” by Shaina J. Sowles, MPH.; Patricia A. Cavazos-Rehg, PhD (PI); Melissa J. Krauss, MPH, Vivian Agbonavbare; Richard Grucza, PhD; and Laura Bierut, MD
Photos & Videos
This is a word cloud graphic of the responses to our interactive poll during the conference: “What is the most pressing public health issue we face in 2016?”
The Institute compiled a Resource Guide for further study and reading relating to the conference theme of emergency preparedness.
See below for a summary of social media conversation: