Examine how and why public health institutes are well positioned to serve as partners and network connectors in improving population-level health outcomes and fostering innovations in the public health system.
Learn how the Public Health Institute (CA) partnered with United Way of Merced to implement a THRIVE (Tool for Health and Resilience in Vulnerable Environments) training to empower youth to improve community safety in the San Joaquin Valley.
Explore how the Louisiana Public Health Institute implemented a THRIVE (Tool for Health and Resilience in Vulnerable Environments) training internally to build organizational capacity to address health inequities.
Heerad Sabeti (social entrepreneur, cofounder and trustee of the Fourth Sector Network) describes the emergence of a fourth sector of the economy that has the power to transform the course of capitalism.
Takeaways from Julia Heany’s and Robin VanDerMoere’s (Michigan Public Health Institute) presentation on applying performance management and qualtiy improvement methods with public health system partners.
Kala Ladenheim and Kathleen E. Perkins (MCD Public Health) describe how Healthy Maine Streets is successfully wiring health into downtown development and creating advocates and enthusiasts among downtown cultural leaders.
Elizabeth Foley (MCD Public Health) shares lessons learned in working collaboratively to impact population health, noting that public health institutes have a unique role in fostering better health by acting as translators, brokers, and trainers.