2011 Symposium Highlights

New Orleans, Louisiana


Highlights of the Week

Monday, June 20, began with the Opening Ceremonies at 9 a.m.

The day also included:

  • The Luther Terry Lecture delivered by Dr. Karen DeSalvo, the Commissioner of Heatlh for the City of New Orleans
  • The Awards Luncheon
  • A Panel Discussion on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
  • A concert by the USPHS Ensemble
  • The Annual Anchor and Caduceus Dinner
Detailed Monday Agenda

Tuesday, June 21, was Category Day with officers meeting by profession.

Detailed Category Day Agendas

Wednesday, June 22, the Scientific Program opened with a keynote at 9:30 a.m. by Dr. Leslie Wolf on the Public Health Ethics and Leadership: Getting It Right!

The keynote was followed by a series of concurrent track sessions throughout the day. Track sessions focused on:

  • Addressing Leadership Roles in Fostering Healthy Behaviors
  • Leadership to Improve Emergency Response Infrastructure and Capabilities
  • Leading Innovations and Improvements in Health Communication and Health Literacy
  • Essential Leadership for Public Health: Prevention of Disease and Disability
  • Leadership in the Field of Mental and Behavioral Health

Detailed Wednesday Agenda

 Thursday, June 23, the program concluded with a luncheon keynote presentation by Dr. Melinda Sothern focusing on innovative approaches to childhood obesity.

Service project opportunities also were available on Thursday afternoon and Friday. A free seminar for retiring officers was planned for Friday.

Detailed Thursday Agenda

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