The Future of Public Health National Summit Series

This Event Occurred on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 


Catalyzing Cross-Sectoral Partnerships and Community Engagement

This action-oriented summit focused on:

  • Demonstrating the critical role of multi-sector partnerships in achieving healthy and vibrant communities that benefit everyone.

  • Sharing approaches on how to engage communities and improve health through effective partnerships among sectors including government, business, academic and community-based organizations.

  • Exploring innovative tools, policies, and incentives that sectors can draw upon to mobilize and sustain high-impact partnerships.

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Agenda for Summit 4:

(all times in ET)


11:00 AM
Opening Remarks

11:10 AM
Setting the Stage — Why Multi-sector Partnerships are Essential to Public Health

11:20 AM
Spotlight: The Intersection of Public Health and the Arts

11:30 AM
Panel — Co-Creating Success: Overcoming Challenges to Establishing Multi-Sector
Partnerships in Addressing Homelessness

12:00 PM
Panel — Meaningful Community Partnerships: Establishing Trust and Sharing Power

    12:30 PM
    Spotlight — The White Earth Nation Making an Impact

    12:40 PM
    Panel — Innovative Strategies to Mobilize and Sustain High Impact Partnerships

    1:10 PM
    Spotlight — The Mini-PASS (Portable Alternative Sanitation System)

    1:20 PM
    Panel — Engaging The Business Sector in Public Health Partnerships

    1:45 PM
    Closing and Next Steps

      Summit 4 Speakers

      Wilma Wooten

      Debbie Salas-Lopez MD, MPH

      Senior Vice President, Community and Population Health, Northwell Health

      Judy Monroe

      Eduardo Sanchez MD, MPH, FAAFP

      Chief Medical Officer, American Heart Association

      Lisa Macon Harrison

      Emily Mosites PhD, MPH, LCDR USPHS

      Senior Advisor on Special Populations to the Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

      Lisa Macon Harrison

      Esmeralda Garza BA

      Senior Administrative Services Analyst, COVID Infection Control, Yolo County Public Health Department

      Wilma Wooten

      Garth Lewis M.Ed

      Yolo County Superintendent of Schools, Yolo County Office of Education

      Wilma Wooten

      Jackie Qataliña Schaeffer

      Community Development Manager, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

      Judy Monroe

      Judy Monroe MD

      President and CEO, CDC Foundation

      Judy Monroe

      Lili Farhang MPH

      Co-Director, Human Impact Partners

      Lisa Macon Harrison

      Melissa Marshall MD

      Chief Executive Officer, CommuniCare Health Centers

      Lisa Macon Harrison

      Michael Goze

      CEO, American Indian Community Development Corporation

      Lisa Macon Harrison

      Mike Webb MPA

      City Manager, City of Davis

      Wilma Wooten

      Raymond F. Kerins Jr. MS

      Chief Executive Officer, The Next Solutions Group

      Judy Monroe

      Robynne Rose-Haymer MA Ed.

      Deputy Chief Program Officer, Sacramento LGBT Community Center

      Wilma Wooten

      Rochelle Walensky MD, MPH

      Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

      Judy Monroe

      Rosanne Haggerty MA

      President and CEO, Community Solutions

      Lisa Macon Harrison

      Professor Dame Sally Davies

      DBE GCB FRS FMedSci

      UK Special Envoy on Antimicrobial Resistance, UK Department of Health & Social Care

      Lisa Macon Harrison

      Stephen Massey MIA

      Co-founder, Meteorite

      Wilma Wooten

      Zoraida Rodríguez Montenegro

      Senior Public Policy Manager – Federal Affairs Team, Uber

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