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Keeping America Healthy: The Federal Perspective

Broadcast Date: July 11, 2006
(1 hour)

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Program Overview

The mission of the US Department of Health and Human Services is focused on protecting and promoting the public's health. This session will highlight key national initiatives in health promotion and primary prevention, federal directions in promoting America's health, and challenges and opportunities for state and local health partners. Capt. Royall, as Director of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, will provide an overview of efforts to enhance current programs and to initiate new directions to move national health programs toward this goal.

Faculty

Captain Penelope Royall, PT, MSW
Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Office of Public Health and Science
Office of the Secretary
US Department of Health and Human Services
Rockville, Maryland

Target Audience

Health educators and health promotion specialists at the local, state and national levels, community health workers, worksite health promotion specialists, multi-disciplinary public health staff, social workers, health consultants, chronic disease directors, program managers, researchers, academics, nurses, nutritionists, clinical practitioners, patient educators and students.

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None for this program.

Contact for Technical Assistance

(334) 206-5618 or email ALPHTN

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