Evidence into Action

Members of the Mailman School community joined in a day-long conversation to become more effective agents of change in the new federal landscape. Participants chose from sessions on scientific evidence, advocacy and communications training, and emerging public health ideas at this very special event for Mailman School students, faculty, and staff.

 

Agenda

9:00-9:50 | 10:00-10:50 | 11:00-11:50 | 12:00-12:50 | 1:00-1:50 | 2:00-2:50 | 3:00-3:50

8:30-9:00

Sign-in and Coffee
P&S 630 West 168th St., Alumni Auditorium

9:00-9:50

Opening Session: A Call to Action
Dean Linda P. Fried & Commissioner Mary Bassett, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
P&S 630 West 168th St., Alumni Auditorium
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10:00 - 10:50

Environmental Health: Climate Change and Lead Exposure
Joe Graziano & Jeff Shaman
Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 West 168th St., Hess Commons

Refugees and Migrants
Neil Boothby & Therese McGinn
Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 West 168th St., 8th Floor Auditorium 

Food As A Public Health Issue
Mark Bittman & Heather Greenlee
P&S 630 West 168th St., Amphitheatre 5-7

Women’s Rights
Terry McGovern & Marni Sommer
P&S 630 West 168th St., Amphitheatre 1 

Engaging and Organizing the Local Community
Bob Fullilove & Ruth Finkelstein
Hammer Health Sciences Center, 701 W. 168th St., Room 401


Lunch Pick-Up from 11:30 - 1:00 
Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 West 168th St., 10th Floor Lounge

Please plan to pick up your lunch early. First come, first served.


11:00 - 11:50

Zika and Emerging Infections
Ian Lipkin & Terry McGovern
Hammer Health Sciences Center, 701 W. 168th St., Room 401

Public Health and Firearms
Charles Branas 
Vagelos Education Center, 104 Haven Ave., Room 201

Health Disparities
Ana Abraido-Lanza & Patrick Wilson
Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 West 168th St., Room 532-A/B

Evidence-Based Advocacy
Ross Frommer & Irwin Redlener
Hammer Health Sciences Center, 701 W. 168th St., Room 312 

Know Your Rights: Social Justice Activities & Beyond
Bina Ahmad, National Lawyers Guild
Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 West 168th St., 8th Floor Auditorium 

Poverty and Child Development
Virginia Rauh & Myrna Weissman
Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 West 168th St., Hess Commons

12:00 - 12:50

Opioid Epidemic; Incarceration Reform
Bob Fullilove & Lisa Metsch
Vagelos Education Center, 104 Haven Ave., Room 201

Adolescent Health & Sexuality
Marina Catallozzi & John Santelli
Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 West 168th St., Hess Commons

Evidence-Based Advocacy
Ross Frommer & Irwin Redlener
Hammer Health Sciences Center, 701 W. 168th St., Room 312 

Health Disparities
Merlin Chowkwanyun & Patrick Wilson
Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 West 168th St., 8th Floor Auditorium

Vaccination
Melissa Stockwell, Ron Bayer & Phil LaRussa
P&S 630 West 168th St.,  Amphitheatre 5-7

Know Your Rights: Social Justice Activities & Beyond
Bina Ahmad, National Lawyers Guild
Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 West 168th St., Room 532-A/B

1:00 - 1:50

Reproductive Health
Wendy Chavkin & Carolyn Westhoff
Moderated by Terry McGovern
P&S 630 West 168th St., Alumni Auditorium

HIV/AIDS
Wafaa El-Sadr & Lisa Metsch
Hammer Health Sciences Center, 701 W. 168th St., Room 301

ACA, Medicare and Medicaid
Michael Sparer & Tal Gross
Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 West 168th St., 8th Floor Auditorium
SESSION AT CAPACITY

Communicating Through Media
Peter Taback & Elizabeth Toledo
Hammer Health Sciences Center, 701 W. 168th St., Room 312 

2:00 - 2:50

ACA, Medicare and Medicaid
Michael Sparer & Tal Gross
Moderated by Dean Linda P. Fried
P&S 630 West 168th St., Alumni Auditorium
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Environmental Health: Climate Change and Lead Exposure
Joe Graziano & Jeff Shaman
P&S 630 West 168th St., Amphitheatre 5-7

Immigration & Child Health
Helena Duch & Manuela Orjuelo-Grimm
Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 West 168th St., 8th Floor Auditorium

The Humanitarian Landscape
Rachel Moresky & Les Roberts
Hammer Health Sciences Center, 701 W. 168th St., Room 301

Communicating through Media
Peter Taback & Elizabeth Toledo
Hammer Health Sciences Center, 701 W. 168th St., Room 312

3:00-3:50

Closing Session: Community Discussion and Next Steps
P&S 630 West 168th St., Alumni Auditorium