Building a Culture of Health in Newark Conference
National Lessons, Local Impact

Thursday, September 27, 2018
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

New Jersey Institute of Technology
University Heights, Newark, NJ


8:00 am   Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am.  Welcome, Introductions, and Conference Overview

9:15 am   Panel I: Examples of Best Practices in Addressing Social Determinants of Health
A) Healthy Homes
B) Food and Fitness
C) Adverse Childhood Experiences
D) Q&A for Panel I 

10:45 am.  Break

11:00 am   Panel II: Skills and Strategies to Make a Lasting Difference in Communities
A) The Importance of Leadership
Kaytura Felix, MD
Managing Director, Program
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
B) The Challenges of Measuring Collective Impact
Charles M. Payne, PhD
Joseph Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Research
Rutgers University
C) The Power of Community-Based Participatory Research
Leslie Kantor, PhD, MPH
Chair, Department of Urban-Global Public Health
Rutgers School of Public Health   

12:30 pm.  Lunch

1:30 pm.    Zumba

1:45 pm.    Breakout Session I

2:45 pm     Break

2:55 pm     Breakout Session II

4:00 pm     Reception

4:30 pm.    Conference Ends


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